Big data buzzwords: A to Z

Nov 29, 2012
Big data is one of the biggest trends in IT today, and it has spawned a whole new generation of technology to handle it. And with new technologies come new buzzwords: acronyms, technical terms, product names, etc.

Even the phrase "big data" itself can be confusing. Many think of "lots of data" when they hear it, but big data is much more than just data volume.  
 
Big data is one of the biggest trends in IT today, and it has spawned a whole new generation of technology to handle it. And with new technologies come new buzzwords: acronyms, technical terms, product names, etc. Even the phrase "big data" itself can be confusing. Many think of "lots of data" when they hear it, but big data is much more than just data volume.
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