Questions tagged [big-data]

Big data is one or more datasets that together are so large or complex as to require non-traditional techniques to understand.

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How can I reliably host and share large data sets?

Relevant to this answer, I discovered that datahub.io has a 100MB limit on file uploads. I was disappointed to learn this, and it tooks many server errors to realize I should read the FAQ, where I ...
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What are the practical limits of releasing open data via bit torrent?

I know that there are political issues (my place of work bans all peer-to-peer software without an explicit waiver), but how well does bit torrent scale for distributing large data collections where ...
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Data sets for predicting home value

I'm working on a project for predicting the cost of houses. I'm looking for data sets enumerating the number of schools, hospitals, parks and any other condition that may affect the price of houses (e....