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data lake

A data lake is a large object-based storage repository that holds data in its native format until it is needed. More

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"Big data and the data science associated with analytics is about getting as much data as you can into a data lake and then running algorithms against it." - Robert Abate

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    What do you call electronically-stored communication that cannot be categorized properly by a text mining software program?
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    data confabulation

    Data confabulation is a business intelligence term for the selective and possibly misleading use of data to support a decision that has already been made.

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NHL data centers serve up HD video, data for fans

The National Hockey League's infrastructure must stream 40 games a week online in HD and make mountains of statistics accessible to fans.