Welcome to the Era of Big Data
- Published on Tuesday, 19 February 2013 22:05
- Written by Mike McClain, Web Editor
The concept has certainly achieved buzzword status, so now all that remains is for everyone to understand it in order to see how it fits into any given organization and/or enterprise.
According to SAS Institute Inc., "Big data is a popular term used to describe the exponential growth, availability and use of information, both structured and unstructured. Much has been written on the big data trend and how it can serve as the basis for innovation, differentiation and growth."