TB’s and PB’s and ZB’s of data that gets created:
The speed at which information flows.
Example: 50 Million tweets per day!
(This is back in Nov. of 2010 – the number must have increased!)
All types of data is now being captured which may be in structured format or not.
Example: Text from PDF’s, Emails, Social network updates, voice calls, web traffic logs, sensor data, click streams, etc
And this may be followed by other V’s like V for Value.
In this blog-post, we saw Three V’s of Big Data with Example
- Big data: a retailer’s guide to likes, tweets, reviews, customer data, and basically everything else (infographic) (c24.co.uk)
- Oracle looks to clear air on big data (zdnet.com)