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Practical MongoDB: Architecting, Developing, and Administering MongoDB by Navin Sabharwal, Shakuntala Gupta Edward

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© Shakuntala Gupta Edward, Navin Sabharwal 2015
Shakuntala Gupta Edward and Navin SabharwalPractical MongoDB10.1007/978-1-4842-0647-8_1

1. Big Data

Shakuntala Gupta Edward and Navin Sabharwal2
(1)
Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
(2)
New Delhi, Delhi, India
 
“Big data is a term used to describe data that has massive volume, comes in a variety of structures, and is generated at high velocity. This kind of data poses challenges to the traditional RDBMS systems used for storing and processing data. Bid data is paving way for newer approaches of processing and storing data.”
In this chapter, we will talk about big data basics, sources, and challenges. We will introduce you to the three Vs (volume, velocity, and variety) of big data and the limitations ...

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