noun[mass noun] Computing
Extremely large data sets that may be analysed computationally to reveal patterns, trends, and associations, especially relating to human behaviour and interactions: much IT investment is going towards managing and maintaining big data
More example sentences
- The presentation will provide attendees with insight on how big data is being used to improve and personalize the shopping experience.
- Businesses will harness on-demand supercomputers for analysing growing volumes of big data.
- Open-source source platforms for big data have exploded in popularity.
Definition of big data in:
- The US English dictionary