International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering (IJETAE)
Big data is massive volume of both structured and unstructured data from various sources such as social data, machine generated data, traditional enterprise which is so large that it is difficult to process with traditional database and software techniques. Big Data is data whose scale, diversity, and complexity require new architecture, techniques, algorithms, and analytics to manage it and extract value and hidden knowledge from it. This paper is to make a study on the concept big data and its application in data mining. The paper mainly concentrating different types of big data and its application in knowledge discovery.