Let's take a look at some familiar companies and how Big Data is a requirement.
- An interesting website covering some notable statistics on data usage on the internet for various services and apps
- Big Data as it’s often used in the world of Healthcare
- Some pretty broad use cases for big data
Scala -- A programming language derived from Java and part of the JVM ecosystem. Scala is used for many big data tasks and at places as large as Twitter for critical tasks.
If you'd like to learn more about Scala, check out the course Introduction to Scala
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