Semantic Pill 10

Semantic Pill 10



  • Gadgets: we are going to see soon an industry of icons and gadgets related to Big Data like for instance an icon to go to Hadoop;
  • Gartner Group is a well known IT Research and Consulting firm specialized in intelligence reports about business trends: you should know its two brands tools, “hype cycle” to evaluate a technology life and “magic quadrant” (or MQ) to evaluate markets: it has an interesting and authoritative IT Glossary that says about Big Data:


Big data is high-volume, high-velocity and high-variety information assets that demand cost-effective, innovative forms of information processing for enhanced insight and decision making.  


  • Reilly announces STRATA Conference next February, in Santa Clara, California, saying: the future belongs to those who understand Big Data and presents an article about “genomics” saying:


The amount of data being produced by sequencing, mapping, and analyzing genomes propels genomics into the realm of Big Data. Genomics produces huge volumes of data; each human genome has 20,000-25,000 genes comprised of 3 million base pairs. This amounts to 100 gigabytes of data, equivalent to 102,400 photos. Sequencing multiple human genomes would quickly add up to hundreds of petabytes of data, and the data created by analysis of gene interactions multiplies those further.


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Are we entering into a Big Data Gadgets mania? by Avancos