Big Data: Meaning, Challenges, Opportunities, Tools

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Vinti Parmar
Jyoti Yadav


Big data is certainly one of the biggest buzz phrases in Information Technology today. The term ’Big Data’ appeared for first time in 1998 in a Silicon Graphics (SGI) slide deck by John Mashey with the title of “Big Data and the Next Wave of InfraStressâ€. Big data is a technological capability that will force data centers to significantly transform and evolve within the next five years. Big data infrastructure is distinctive and can create an architectural upheaval in the way systems, storage, and software infrastructure are connected and managed. Big data is an amalgam of large and varieties of data sets including structured data, semi structured data and unstructured data so it’s beyond the capability of traditional tools to capture, store, process and analysis of big data. It is true that big data have potential of unlocking new sources of development in many fields but at the same time researchers are being confronted challenges with big data. This paper divulge the various challenges faced with big data and opportunities realized with big data.

Keywords: Big data, Challenges, Opportunities, Security Issues.


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