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3 Tools Companies Can Use to Harness the Power of Big Data

31st Dec `13, 12:41 PM in Sectors

To the individual user, Big Data might simply mean a new 3-terabyte hard drive, which can be acquired…

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To the individual user, Big Data might simply mean a new 3-terabyte hard drive, which can be acquired for a hundred bucks or so. But real Big Data projects require clusters of servers, vast amounts of storage, and specialized software to analyze, say, every change made to Facebook for a week.

If a setup of that magnitude sounds out of reach for most small businesses, fear not. Big Data analytics are available from third parties who leverage the cloud and their data scientists to gather, store and process petabytes of data.

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