Big Data Platform

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What Does Big Data Platform Mean?

Big data platform is a type of IT solution that combines the features and capabilities of several big data application and utilities within a single solution.
It is an enterprise class IT platform that enables organization in developing, deploying, operating and managing a big data infrastructure /environment.

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Techopedia Explains Big Data Platform

Big data platform generally consists of big data storage, servers, database, big data management, business intelligence and other big data management utilities. It also supports custom development, querying and integration with other systems. The primary benefit behind a big data platform is to reduce the complexity of multiple vendors/ solutions into a one cohesive solution. Big data platform are also delivered through cloud where the provider provides an all inclusive big data solutions and services.

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