Big data has emerged as a key concept both in the information technology and the embedded technology worlds. Such software systems are characterized by a multitude of heterogeneous connected software applications, middleware, and components such as sensors. The growing usage of cloud infrastructure makes available a wealth of data resources; smart grids, intelligent vehicle technology, and medicine are recent examples of such interconnected data sources. We’re producing approximately 1,200 exabytes of data annually, and that figure is only growing. Such a massive amount of unstructured data presents enormous and mounting challenges for business and IT executives.
Nowadays there is a great quantity of documentation on Big Data, a concept that, however, creates certain confusion among people who feel overwhelmed with so much information At the same time, the