Database Systems

  • Discuss what you know and understand about Big Data – how do you define Big Data? 
  • Discuss three Vs presented in this chapter, by the Gardner Group – explain each of the three Vs (Volume, Velocity, and Variety).
  • What are four major characteristics of Big Data? Provide examples drawn from current practice of each characteristic.
  • Give at least two examples of MapReduce application.
  • Discuss the “Promises” and “Perils” of Big Data (be certain to discuss at least one promise and also one peril)

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