Big Data and Cloud Computing relationship: a perfect combination
Today there are two major issues at the heart of IT specifically and business in general: Cloud Computing, and the collection, analysis, and interpretation of big data.
In this post, we pose the question: are Cloud Computing and Big Data connected? Can they be combined in a deep way? Are they mutually reinforcing? The answer is yes, yes, and yes.
But that’s not enough, we want to go further, and investigate the advantages of combining these two technologies. We will identify the advantages that are already being realized and those that will be more established in the near future. First, let’s start by clarifying what the terms “Cloud Computing” and “Big Data” actually mean, by going beyond the simple “buzzwords.”