The Rise of Big Data and Cloud Computing
Internet of Things and Cloud Computing
Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2019, Pages: 45-53
Received: Aug. 19, 2019; Accepted: Sep. 4, 2019; Published: Sep. 19, 2019
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Mohaiminul Islam, School of Intelligent Technology and Engineering, Chongqing University of Science and Technology, Chongqing, China
Shamim Reza, Department of Information and Communication Technology, Mawlana Bhasani Science and Technology University, Tangail, Bangladesh
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Big Data has emerged in the past few years as a new paradigm providing abundant data and opportunities to improve and/or enable research and decision-support applications with unprecedented value for digital earth applications including business, sciences and engineering. At the same time, Big Data presents challenges for digital earth to store, transport, process, mine and serve the data. Cloud computing provides fundamental support to address the challenges with shared computing resources including computing, storage, networking and analytical software; the application of these resources has fostered impressive Big Data advancements. This paper surveys the two frontiers – Big Data and cloud computing – and reviews the advantages and consequences of utilizing cloud computing to tackling Big Data in the digital earth and relevant science domains. While Big Data is responsible for data storage and processing, the cloud provides a reliable, accessible, and scalable environment for Big Data systems to function. Big Data is defined as the quantity of digital data produced from different sources of technology, for example, sensors, digitizers, scanners, numerical modeling, mobile phones, Internet, videos, social networks. Cloud Computing and Big Data are complementary to each other. Rapid growth in Big Data is regarded as a problem. Clouds are evolving and providing solutions for the appropriate environment of Big Data while traditional storage cannot meet the requirements for dealing with Big Data, in addition to the need for data exchange between various distributed storage locations. Cloud Computing provides solutions and addresses problems with Big Data. Big data and Cloud computing both the technologies are valuable on its own. Furthermore, many businesses are targeting to combine the two techniques to reap more business benefits. Both the technologies aim to enhance the revenue of the company while reducing the investment cost. While Cloud manages the local software, Big data helps in business decisions. In paper introduces the relationship between Big Data and Cloud Computing, Cloud Computing role of Big Data, advantages of Big Data and Cloud computing, cloud architecture, importance of Cloud Computing.
Big Data, Cloud Computing, Hadoop, Analytics, NoSQL
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Mohaiminul Islam, Shamim Reza, The Rise of Big Data and Cloud Computing, Internet of Things and Cloud Computing. Vol. 7, No. 2, 2019, pp. 45-53. doi: 10.11648/j.iotcc.20190702.12
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