Big Data: What is "Big Data"? -
According to ZDNet:
In simplest terms, the phrase refers to the tools, processes and procedures allowing an organization to create, manipulate, and manage very large data sets and storage facilities. Does this mean terabytes, petabytes or even larger collections of data? The answer…
Spatial Hadoop is a MapReduce framework designed specifically to handle huge datasets of spatial data. SpatialHadoop is shipped with built-in spatial high level language, spatial data types, spatial indexes and efficient spatial operations.
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