What is Big Data?

Big data is any set of structured and unstructured data that is too large for conventional databases and analytic tools, often consisting of billions of individual data records. Big data requires the application of the specialized tools and techniques known as data science.

What is Data Science?

Data science is the term used to describe the analytical and data processing approaches applied to big data sets. Data science includes techniques derived from signal processing, machine learning, computer programming, pattern recognition, uncertainty modeling, data warehousing, and high performance computing.