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How Big Is Big Data? [Infographic]

Typically, the numbers used to describe the magnitude of big data are hard to relate to. Get a breakdown exactly how *big* big data truly is in numbers that are easy to digest.

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There's no denying it. Everywhere you turn, there's an article or news story about how data is growing and either will or won't — depending on the source — change the future as we know it. While the context the information is presented in may differ, there's usually one thing that all of these big data stories have in common: the numbers used to describe the magnitude of big data are pretty hard to relate to.

How much is a zettabyte? How much data is actually created every year? How large is the deficit of data scientists needed to analyze all this big data?

Have no fear — that's where I come in! Part of our mission at Sisense is to make data accessible to everyone no matter your technical expertise so that you can make data-driven business decisions throughout your organization. So, let's see if I can break down exactly how big big data actually is — in numbers that are a bit easier to digest.

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