What is big data?
Every day, we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data — so much that 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years alone. This data comes from everywhere: sensors used to gather climate information, posts to social media sites, digital pictures and videos, purchase transaction records, and cell phone GPS signals to name a few. This data is big data.
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Harness the Power of Big Data: The IBM Big Data Platform
Become well versed in big data and its use, learn the criteria that should be applied to choosing a platform, and obtain the knowledge and confidence to build a big data strategy.
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TDWI Big Data Maturity Model and Assessment Tool
Sponsored by IBM, this big data maturity online assessment tool enables organizations to objectively measure the maturity of an enterprise’s big data analytics program across five dimensions that are key to deriving value from big data analytics: organization, infrastructure, data management, analytics, and governance.
The FOUR V’s of Big Data
IBM data scientists break big data into four dimensions: volume, variety, velocity and veracity. This infographic explains and gives examples of each.
IBM Big Data Stampede
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