Quick Glossary: Big Data
New things are rapidly emerging in the big data landscape. To upkeep a competitive edge, you should learn the basic vocabulary associated with big data.
This list of 30 essential terms and concepts from TechRepublic Premium will help you stay on top of the current chatter about big data.
From the glossary:
MapReduce is a big data batch processing framework that breaks up a data analysis problem into pieces that are mapped and distributed across multiple computers on the same network or cluster or across a grid of disparate and possibly geographically separated systems. The data analytics performed on this data are then collected and combined into a distilled, or “reduced,” report.
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