Big Data And Big Payoff
Big data is a broad term for structured and unstructured data sets so massive or complex that they are beyond the capabilities of traditional data management/processing technologies. The immensity of data presents many challenges and questions. How do you capture, analyze, search, sort, share, visualize, store, and transfer the data ? How long should you keep the data?
Some examples of real-world big data applications:
- Retailers such as Target, Walmart analyze customer info and transaction data for marketing, promotion and inventory management purposes.
- Manufacturers collect mahhine operation data for diagnostics and maintenance purposes
- eCommerce web site analyze customer shopping behavior to make recommendation to online shoppers.
Quadbase Systems supports big data platform, Hadoop with Hive and Spark; and NOSQL DBMS MongoDB. You can now use Quadbase’s reporting tools to visualize, report and analyze virtually unlimited volume of data with ease and high performance and superb scalability.