IJCTT-International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology
Big data is data that exceeds the processing capacity of traditional databases. The data is too big to be processed by a single machine. New and innovative methods are required to process and store such large volumes of data. This paper provides an overview on big data, its importance in the people live and some technologies to handle big data. There's a lot of hype around today about big data. The question comes in what is big data and why is it being considered so important.