The Prospect of Big Data and Data Mining
Posted by Ritesh Sanghani | Posted on: January 19th, 2015
There has been a tremendous increase in data volumes from different devices in different formats from self-governing or connected applications. As the data is continuously and exponentially increasing, it has become very complex to process, analyze, store and comprehend the datasets.
The web pages indexed by Google in the year 1998 was approximately one million which swiftly rose to 1 billion in the year 2000 and it crossed 1 trillion in the year 2008. Now there figures have hardly remained stagnant, the graph rockets upwards continuously and the numbers are just mind boggling.
Social Media, Smart Phones and the Increasing Data Volumes:
There has also been introduction of social networking applications encompassing Facebook, Twitter etc. which have allowed users to create and share content spontaneously and increase the already humongous web volume.
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