Friday, August 2, 2013

A little more on Small Data

Here's the second part of last week's article But what about Small Data?

http://blog.okfn.org/2013/04/26/what-do-we-mean-by-small-data/

What do we mean by Small Data?



Earlier this week we published the first in a series of posts on small data: "Forget Big Data, Small Data Is The Real Revolution". In this second in the series, we discuss small data in more detail providing a rough definition and drawing parallels with the history of computers and software.

What do we mean by "small data"? Let's define it crudely as:

"Small data is the amount of data you can conveniently store and process on a single machine, and in particular, a high-end laptop or server"... Continue reading


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