Big Data - latest statistics- By 2020, 1.7 megabytes of data will be created every second, for every person on earth (EMC)- Worldwide big data market is worth $57bn, and should grow to hit $76bn by the end of 2020 (SNS Research)- Six million developers worldwide are currently working on big data and advanced analytics (Evans Data Corporation) Big Data: What’s New 11/05 - FEATURE - Rakesh Patel/eTatvaSoft - Big data science and analytics is the big lure in business schools - The demand for courses in big data and analytics is driven by a rise in lucrative job opportunities advertised for those with the qualifications...30/04 - FEATURE - Brendan Gulston/LivingBridge Equity Funds - Big data’s not just for the big players: how software SMEs can succeed in a fast-growing market - SMEs can apply their detailed knowledge to offer uniquely tailored big data solutions...05/04 - FEATURE - Clemens Weis & Christoph Schmierer/Reply - Predicting new models of manufacturing … [Read more...] about What is Big Data? Everything you need to know
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DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 20, 2018--The "Global Big Data Market in the Oil and Gas Sector 2018-2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.Analysts forecast the Global Big Data Market in the Oil and Gas Sector 2018-2022 to grow at a CAGR of close to 13% during the period 2018-2022.Big data includes software and services that are utilized to handle extremely massive volumes of information stored inside enterprise systems. Big data analytics helps enterprises to optimize their business decisions and innovate new business models, products, and services offerings, based on the data collected.The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global Big Data Market in the Oil and Gas Sector 2018-2022. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from consulting, support, implementation and maintenance services.The report, Global Big Data Market in the Oil and Gas Sector 2018-2022, has been prepared based on in-depth … [Read more...] about Global Big Data Market in the Oil and Gas Market Analysis & Forecast 2018-2022
In 2012, the Obama administration unveiled a two hundred million dollar initiative to facilitate the growth of the Big Data industry and demonstrate its potential in large-scale markets. However, the initiative was an apparent failure. Despite government endorsement, Big Data has been unable to develop into an industry in its own right; the analysis and evaluation of billions of data points remain a trend rather than an emerging technology. Tom Kalil, Deputy Director for Policy at OSTP, released a statement on behalf of the Obama administration in which hedeclared that “to launch the initiative, six Federal departments and agencies will announce more than $200 million in new commitments that, together, promise to greatly improve the tools and techniques needed to access, organize, and glean discoveries from huge volumes of digital data”. The statement went on to say, “we also want to challenge industry, research universities, and nonprofits to join with the … [Read more...] about Big Data — useful tool or fetish?
Apache Eagle, originally developed at eBay, then donated to the Apache Software Foundation, fills a big data security niche that remains thinly populated, if not bare: It sniffs out possible security and performance issues with big data frameworks.To do so, Eagle uses other Apache open source components, such as Kafka, Spark, and Storm, to generate and analyze machine learning models from the behavioral data of big data clusters.Looking in from the insideData for Eagle can come from activity logs for various data source (HDFS, Hive, MapR FS, Cassandra) or from performance metrics harvested directly from frameworks like Spark. The data can then be piped by the Kafka streaming framework into a real-time detection system that's built with Apache Storm or into a model-training system built on Apache Spark. The former's for generating alerts and reports based on existing policies; the latter is for creating machine learning models to drive new policies.This emphasis on real-time … [Read more...] about Apache Eagle keeps an eye on big data usage
Data and big data analytics are fast becoming the lifeblood of any successful business. Getting the technology right can be challenging, but building the right team with the right skills to undertake big data initiatives can be even harder. Not surprisingly, that challenge is reflected in the rising demand for big data skills and certifications. If you're looking for a way to get an edge, big data certification is a great option. Certifications measure your knowledge and skills against industry- and vendor-specific benchmarks to prove to employers that you have the right skillset. The number of big data certs is expanding rapidly.Below is our guide to the most sought after big data certifications to help you decide which cert is right for you.If you would like to submit a big data certification to this directory, please email us.Is big data certification worth pursuing?Organizations are on the hunt for data scientists and analysts with expertise in the techniques required to … [Read more...] about The top 19 big data and data analytics certifications for 2017