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Data is distinct information that is formatted in a special way. Data exists in a variety of forms, like text on paper or bytes stored in electronic memory.

big data

Big data describes a massive volume of structured and unstructured data that is so large that it's difficult to process using traditional database techniques.

big data analytics

Big data analytics refers to the process of collecting, organizing and analyzing large sets of data to discover patterns and useful information.


GridGain Big Data

An open source Java-based tool for real-time big data processing. GridGrain is an alternative to Hadoop's MapReduce that is compatible with the Hadoop Distributed File System. 

Big Data Analytics Expert Predictions

In this Webopedia Did You Know...? article we look at three big data expert predictions for 2014.

Report: The Role of Big Data in the Marketing Industry

According to a new study from Infogroup Targeting Solutions, we can expect to see companies spend heavily on big data marketing initiatives in 2014, but fewer companies plan to hire for data-related positions.

15 Important Big Data Facts for IT Professionals

Keeping track of big data trends, research and statistics gives IT professionals  a solid foundation to plan big data projects. Here are 15 important big data facts that every IT professional should know.

Revolution Analytics - big data analytics software

Revolution Analytics is the provider of Revolution R Enterprise big data analytics software, based on the open source R project for statistical computing.


Refers to which bytes are most significant in multi-byte data types and describe the order in which a sequence of bytes is stored in a computer's memory.

IT in 2014: One Big Cloud

If you need a single unifying theme, our current era is indisputably the Cloud Era. But look deeper – into the technology itself – and you’ll see that cloud computing is the ultimate disrupter.