Big Data, bigger challenges
The global COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t slowed the exponential growth of data: IDC recently calculated that 64.2 zettabytes of data was created, consumed and stored globally in 2020. And the market research predicts that global data creation and replication will experience a 23% drop. CAGR between 2020 and 2025.
The good news is that innovative IT vendors, be they established companies or startups, continue to develop next-generation tools for a range of big data management tasks, including data observability, data governance, metadata management and data quality management. And there are tools to connect dispersed data sources across hybrid and multi-cloud computing systems, essential for managing distributed analytical and operational big data workloads.
Here’s a look at some interesting big data tools that caught our attention in 2021.
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