History of Big Data


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In which year did digital data become economical?

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1. What is the latest innovation in the field of big data?

2. What was transformative about social media for big data?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your knowledge of the history of big data using this quiz/worksheet combo. Questions will focus on milestones in the development of big data.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you'll check your understanding of:

  • What year big data became economical
  • The most current innovation in big data
  • How social media transformed big data
  • How digital data has been stored

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as why broadband internet accelerated big data
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding when digital data became cost-efficient
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what materials were used to store digital data

Additional Learning

Get a deeper understanding of big data and its uses with the lesson titled History of Big Data. Concepts covered will include:

  • What made it economical to harvest and store big data
  • Why early home computer purchases were important for big data
  • Ways that the storage of data has changed over the years