The web is getting smarter. And just when the world begins to figure the internet out, it changes. The internet of a decade ago is nothing like today’s version and today’s version will be antiquated in the next five years. The reason — big data.
Big data is a quickly tossed around term that is roughly translates to describe extremely large sums of complex data that avalanches the web daily. The measurements of this data is currently calculated in petabytes and exabytes (the latter equally a digit followed by 18 zeros)!
Furthermore, statistics show that the net will reach 1.3 zettabytes of data in 2016. However, all of this was predicted decades ago by data miners. They knew that huge sums of information would engulf the web and there would a market to find hidden gems in big data.