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Big Data #3

Bits,+Bytes,+Megabytes,+Gigabyte,+Terabyte-Know+the+differenceBig data is truly big, and growing exponentially.

Statistics circulating online put things into perspective. IBM says that 90% of the data in the world today was created in just the last two years. CSC projects a 4300% increase in data production by 2020. IDC predicts that by 2020 the annual data creation will reach 40 Zettabytes – equivalent to 360 million years of BlueRay quality video or the data created if every US citizen wrote 3 tweets per minute for the next 598,867 years.

For more information see here, here, or here. Or watch commentary below by John Dodge of the Enterprise CIO Forum:

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