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INFOGRAPHIC: Taming the Big Data Monster

By Techopedia Staff
Published: May 29, 2012 | Last updated: February 8, 2021
Source: Wikibon.org

The ability to collect, store and analyze data presents big opportunities for all kinds of businesses - and big problems in managing all that information. Big data is data that's too big for conventional database systems to process. That can be a big problem that often leaves companies looking for alternative ways to manage the load.

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But thanks to new approaches for storing, processing and analyzing data, an increasing number of companies are succeeding at taming the "big data beast." According to this new infographic from Wikibon.org, the living proof is in companies like LinkedIn, Facebook and Amazon.com, which are already capitalizing on user data. As the drive for more data continues to increase, companies may only have two options: Either tame the big data beast, or be crushed by the competition.

Taming big data infographic

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Via: Wikibon Big Data

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