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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.

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.

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.



The adjectives big-endian and little-endian refer 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.

In a big-endian system, the most significant value in the sequence is stored at the lowest storage address (i.e., first).

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.

How to Send Big Files Over The Internet

Some files are just too big to send via e-mail. However, you don't have to resort to burning a CD and snail mail. We review the options for getting large files from here to there.

unstructured data

The phrase "unstructured data" usually refers to information that doesn't reside in a traditional row-column database.

structured data

Data that resides in a fixed field within a record or file is called structured data. This includes data contained in relational databases and spreadsheets.

Big Iron

Slang term used to mean a mainframe, a very large and expensive computer capable of supporting hundreds, or even thousands, of users simultaneously.