The Big Data huge potential consists in improvements in cost, time and quality of the products; so, in simpler words, Big Data will influence your business development via a lot of factors business related, including decisions.
It is a known fact nowadays that more and more companies embraced (and still adopt) the Big Data usage; on the other hand, more and more commercial versions of Big Data, including Analytics, continue to appear, being more and more part of the users professional lives.
But one of the main disadvantages when using Big Data as a company is the required hardware, which needs to be properly chosen, to be maintained and to be upgraded. This always require a lot of costs.
The best part here is that this disadvantage has disappeared with the Cloud Computing appearance. And this is why and how we have today the Big Data Cloud Computing, a relatively new concept.
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