User InputAn ecommerce site collects user input such as product reviews.event when a customer puts an item in their shopping cart that causes product suggestions for the customer to be recalculated.systems.data rarely occur but are used as a reference for other data such as currency exchange transactions. Master data is information that an organization uses over and over again such that it is shared by many systems. For example, customer data such as a customer's name, address and account number.sensor readings in a message format that is processed before being stored in a weather database. Unstructured data is information that isn't designed to be read by machines. For example, the text of an email. Although it is not structured for machines, they may read it anyway using natural language processing techniques.Media files such as photos and videos. Data that describes other data such as a photo that contains embedded copyright notices.
Soft DataInformation that is based on human perception, analysis or opinion such as a hospital patient who says they feel fine.cloud computing platform to store and process as a single collection. For example, the data collected by a large scale medical study.Big data that is collected but never used. For example, a retailer who tracks and records every visitors behavior in their stores but never finds a way to use this data.
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Information that can be processed by machines.