Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Types of data

There are 3 types of data 


  • The source of these data are usually from mobile apps, web apps, data centers.
  • These data are structured and are received as records from RDBMS like MySQL, Oracle etc
    • They could also be received from In-memory data structures.
  • We can receive these data from our data centers.


  • These are usually semi structured data received from log files and search documents.
  • Typical example could be log files from Apache, IIS.
  • They are usually in particular format such as csv, xml, avro, parquet.


  • These are data streams that are received from devices, Sensors and IOT.

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