What is Big Data? – Computerphile

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With all this talk of Big Data, we got Rebecca Tickle to explain just what makes data into Big Data.

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33 Comments
    • RAZREXE
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      Big data is the study material folder in the d drive

    • Salaheddin AbuEin
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      Thank you.

    • Stefan Jooste
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      Love the use of old dot matrix printer paper to try and explain the basics of big data.

    • lmao u kiddin
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      3 inches is pretty big right?

    • Bnelen
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      She does a good job of covering many of the important basic concepts.

    • Maggie Selbstschöpfer
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      0:02 How Big is Big!!! My ex BFs mmmm..

    • Pajeet Singh
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      I want to ** * ***

    • mahdi brooz
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      hi !

    • Strange
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      I've realized that 5 V makes for a very nice mnemonic. V is 5 in roman numerals, so you can pretty easily remember that there are 5 Vs.
      It's probably just an accident, but makes it things a little easier to remember c:

    • Solid_Snake
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      Big Data is the bigger danger of recent time. Politicians controlling the masses using social media data is very scary and should be illegal….. i know more than i should

    • dirk digglers wonderland emporium
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      How times have changed in my day it was the 4F's now its the 5V's

    • Móni
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      Thank you Rebecca!

    • iva hardy
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      but is it pronouced data? or data?

    • Maulana Ibnu Sabil
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      Can someone explain me the difference between Big Data, ETL (Datawarehouse), and Data Engineer.
      I'm really confused

    • jdub isbest
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      You guys.. Big Data is Bad-Assed Band… They are known for being 'Dangerous' .. And they are Here

    • Vijender Singh
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      Can you please stop writing on paper with markers or atleast suppress the sound of it?

      The sound gives me goosebumps while watching videos. Doesn't it happen to anyone else?

    • John Dripper
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      i can listen to u all day 🙂

    • Running Joke
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      Only the first 3 Vs given are actually particular to defining Big Data. If the data is such Volume, Velocity, and/or Variety that traditional data management can't handle it well, then it's Big Data. Value and Veracity apply just as well to a single data point. If the data (no matter its size or shape) has no value, then there is no reason to collect or store it. If the data (no matter its size or shape) lacks veracity, then its value is questionable.

    • Stepan Rogonov
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      coool

    • satyris410
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      More than 16,384 columns = Big Data.

    • adagioforstrings007
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      omg al these years have pass, still the scratching on paper has remained

    • Brandon Johnson
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      the lack of technical words being used to describe computers and the database hurts. relational database, datacenter, server

    • neddy laddy
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      They could solve their problem with the simple expedient of not collecting data.

    • Rýán Túçk
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      That montage at the end is such a wax museum.

    • ModNode
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      As a programmer.. Can someone please tell me how to meet girls like this?

    • Edge
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      I hate how the sound of the pen lags behind the actual pen

    • Ash
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      Sorry but there is no such thing as Big Data. There might be big database, or big chunks of data, large amount of data, heaps of data. But data in computer term is just a collection of what we humans classify/distinguish/label as "1s & 0s"

    • Mounted Czarina
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      She’s very cute.

    • David Gillies
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      Kafka is really easy to use in node.js. I like it.

    • Doxera
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      Big data for me is when any text editor I try crashes while opening it…

    • Dwayne Lowson
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      Splunk <3

    • mtranchi
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      gah, too cute

    • Kenneth B
      May 09, 2022 22:42 pm Reply

      Isilon

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