Faruk Caglar, PhD
Faruk Caglar, PhD
March 27, 2019
Read time: 7 min

Big data is category of data management, processing, and storage that is primarily defined by its scale. Conventional data processing techniques and tooling are often not suitable for the volume, velocity, and variety of data generated by some modern environments, so new paradigms had to be developed. In this article, we introduce big data concepts and discuss why and how they can be useful.