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A Brief History of Big Data

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Big Data has been described by some Data Management pundits (with a bit of a snicker) as “huge, overwhelming, and uncontrollable amounts of information.” In 1663, John Graunt dealt with “overwhelming amounts of information” as well, while he studied the bubonic plague, which was currently ravaging Europe. Graunt used statistics and is credited with being […]

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A Brief History of Data Storage

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Punch cards were the first effort at Data Storage in a machine language. Punch cards were used to communicate information to equipment “before” computers were developed. The punched holes originally represented a “sequence of instructions” for pieces of equipment, such as textile looms and player pianos. The holes acted as on/off switches. Basile Bouchon developed […]

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