Sep 17 – 21, 2018
Department of Physics and Geology
Europe/Rome timezone
School on Open Science Cloud

Introduction to Big Data

Sep 18, 2018, 9:00 AM
Physics Building (Department of Physics and Geology)

Physics Building

Department of Physics and Geology

via Pascoli, snc 06123 - Perugia (IT)


Daniele Cesini (CNAF)


In this presentation we will introduce the concept and distinctive characteristics of Big Data. Examples taken from both scientific and commercial realms will be provided and will illustrate how BIgData analytics is a key enabler for social business, but also science can benefit from using the same techniques. A quick overview of BigData computing infrastructures, in particular their relation to IoT, Cloud, Edge and Fog computing paradigms will be presented.

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