19 Dec Volume of Data – Big Data
The large volume of data, that is generated and multiplied daily is Big Data. This is growing at an ever-increasing rate since social media originated. Here are some stats displaying a huge amount of data generated daily, monthly, and yearly through various social media sources:
- 23 billion text messages are sent every day
- Google receives 9 billion searches daily
- 500+ hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute
- YouTube hosts over 800 million videos
- Facebook generates 4 petabytes of data per day – that’s a million gigabytes.
- Predicated collected data: 4.4 zettabytes
(Source: kinsta.com, earthweb.com)
What do large data mean in Big Data
Let’s see that large volume of data with the units since we have used the units petabyte, zettabyte, etc. above:
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