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Post By Admin Last Updated At 2020-06-15
Sources of Big Data

So where is all of this Big Data coming from? Data typically originates from one of three primary sources of big data the internet/social networks, traditional business systems, and increasingly from the Internet of Things. The data from these sources can be structured, semi-structured, or unstructured, or any combination of these varieties.

Social Networks

Social Networks provide human-sourced information from:

• Twitter and Facebook• Blogs and comments• Pictures: Instagram®, Flickr™, Picasa™, etc.• Videos: YouTube• Internet searches• Mobile data content (text messages)• User-generated maps• E-Mail

Sources of Big Data

Traditional Business Systems

These organizations offer customers services or products

• Commercial transactions• Banking/stock records• E-commerce• Credit cards• Medical recordsSources of Big Data

Internet of Things

• Sensors: traffic, weather, mobile phone location, etc.• Security, surveillance videos, and images• Satellite images• Data from computer systems (logs, web logs, etc.)

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