Big Data: Problem Scope and Solutions Overview

By Babar Khan

Companies have had data about their key stakeholders for as long as they have existed, more recently we have been applying technology to analytical to solve problems for as long as we’ve had computers, so what’s new and what’s different here? So the first question is, “how much data are we talking about?” and why is there a preface big. In 1979, Dr. Jack E. Shemer and Dr. Philip M. Neches formed Teradata, a name that represents the idea of unimaginably large amounts of data and the resulting value proposition is “this is what we are going to help our customers optimize on”.

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