What is Big Data Analytics? - Definition & Examples


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The examination of large amounts of data to see what patterns or other useful information can be found is known as what?

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1. Which one is false about big data analytics?

2. Which of the following would NOT use big data analytics?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following questions will help you to test your understanding of big data analytics. See if you know how this information is used and the ways it can be processed.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz you'll assess your knowledge of:

  • Characteristics of big data analytics
  • Different big data analysis methods
  • Common users of big data

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify main phrases from their definitions, such as the study of large amounts of data in order to reach useful or actionable conclusions
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the different qualities big data analytics possess
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the most commonly used techniques in big data analysis

Additional Learning

To find out more about this type of data manipulation, review the lesson titled What is Big Data Analytics? - Definition & Examples. You will learn about topics like:

  • Hadoop
  • Data mining
  • Short and long-term uses of big data