What will the next-generation of Big Data look like?

The Big Data ecosystem has grown rapidly over the last few years and now it seems that the next-generation of big data is right around the corner. The focus for the next generation will be on the ability to analyze data faster, the quality of the data, and specialized applications that will solve big data challenges. 

In the last few years we have seen Big Data generate a lot of buzz along with the launch of several successful big data products.  The big data ecosystem has now reached a tipping point where the basic infrastructural capabilities for supporting big data challenges and opportunities are easily available. Now we are entering what I would call the next generation of big data — big data 2.0 — where the focus is on three key areas.

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