A survey of big data research

IEEE Netw. 2015 Sep-Oct;29(5):6-9. doi: 10.1109/MNET.2015.7293298.


Big data create values for business and research, but pose significant challenges in terms of networking, storage, management, analytics and ethics. Multidisciplinary collaborations from engineers, computer scientists, statisticians and social scientists are needed to tackle, discover and understand big data. This survey presents an overview of big data initiatives, technologies and research in industries and academia, and discusses challenges and potential solutions.