Visualizing Big Data


It’s no surprise that the staggering amount of information being generated by humans and machines is transforming businesses of all shapes and sizes, but sometimes visualizing the numbers can help us better understand the Big Data landscape and its many challenges. Check out this great infographic capturing the richness and complexity of Big Data by breaking it into 3 sections:


  • Big data challenges
  • Harnessing big data
  • Generating Return On Information (ROI)

One of the most impressive numbers dissected here is the 1, 820,000,000,000+ bytes of data we create every minute (I had to look at that number a couple of times myself). While it’s hard to relate to numbers at that scale, it does showcase one of the most exciting aspects of Big Data—from building stronger customer relationships to delivering better healthcare services, Big Data analytics will never have a shortage of information to continue pushing us to innovate.


For more information, make sure you read the infographic (attached below).


If you’re interested in learning how to solve some of Big Data’s most pressing challenges, join us at the HP Vertica Big Data Conference 2013 on August 5-7 in Boston, Massachusetts. Click here to register for the conference.


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