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An Introduction to Big Data

  • Semi-Structured data:-CSV file, excel sheet, etc.
  • Unstructured Data:-Text files for example the data containing text reviews of the products are known as unstructured data.
  • Near Time:- Suppose you are working in an e-commerce company and whenever a buyer placed a new order the data will be stored in the database these data can be updated within minutes, seconds, or hours and are known as near-time data.
  • Streaming Data:- Data that is continuously flowing is known as streaming data. Data coming from sensors, Financial trading platforms are known as streaming data. Latency of streaming data in orders of milliseconds or microseconds.
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