BigData – What it means?

Big data

In this article we will try to understand What is Big Data? Let us see the meaning of Big Data on google.

Big Data Google Meaning


If you see the below characteristics in your data and you want to analyse the data very quickly, then you have opportunity to use big data.

Volume: The data will be very huge where single system cannot hold it and process it. For example, Aadhaar generates Terabytes of data per day and the data will grow exponentially over the period of time.

Velocity: This factor tells us how fast the data is coming in and how fast you required the analysis of the data.

Variety: The data might be structured, unstructured, semi structured. For example images, text, videos, pdf etc…

In the coming articles we will see information on Hadoop and its ecosystem.


Siva Janapati is an Architect with experience in building Cloud Native Microservices architectures, Reactive Systems, Large scale distributed systems, and Serverless Systems. Siva has hands-on in architecture, design, and implementation of scalable systems using Cloud, Java, Go lang, Apache Kafka, Apache Solr, Spring, Spring Boot, Lightbend reactive tech stack, APIGEE edge & on-premise and other open-source, proprietary technologies. Expertise working with and building RESTful, GraphQL APIs. He has successfully delivered multiple applications in retail, telco, and financial services domains. He manages the GitHub( where he put the source code of his work related to his blog posts.

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One comment on “BigData – What it means?
  1. Yesuraj G says:

    Good start on BigData. I am waiting for the next post…

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