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What is Big Data

Big Data is fast becoming inscribed in conventional language usage. Whether these people are interested in statistical analysis, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, etc, they can hardly hold discussions without the term Big Data being mentioned. But...
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Where are Big Data from

This chapter explores the different sources of Big Data such as mobile devices, Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing, web 2.0, and open data. Mobile and standard devices Mobile devices are yielding massive amounts of data. We live in a...
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The 5 V’s of Big Data

There is a lot of Big Data around as it is being generated at astronomical rates. In order to make sense of these vast amounts of data, Big Data is split into several segments on the basis of V’s: volume,...
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Big Data Concepts

In order to better understand Big Data, one must have an understanding of the various concepts involved including Big Data cluster, Big Data storage, Big Data computing and retrieval, and Big Data service management. Big Data Cluster Clustering is a...
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Big Data Tools and Platforms

Hadoop Ecosystem In order to understand Hadoop Ecosystem, it is necessary to be reminded that Hadoop is a framework. If you were to view it from the perspective of a house, then this would be quite an uncomfortable house to...
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Big Data Applications

The use of Big Data and its constant growth has led to the emergence of a wide range of applications in different fields. This chapter takes a look at three key application areas of Big Data, namely: Artificial Intelligence, Machine...
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