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NIST Big Data Interoperability Framework: Volume 7, Big Data Standards Roadmap



Wo L. Chang, David Boyd, Carl Buffington , NBD-PWG NIST Big Data Public Working Group


Big Data is a term used to describe the large amount of data in the networked, digitized, sensor-laden, information-driven world. While opportunities exist with Big Data, the data can overwhelm traditional technical approaches and the growth of data is outpacing scientific and technological advances in data analytics. To advance progress in Big Data, the NIST Big Data Public Working Group (NBD-PWG) is working to develop consensus on important, fundamental concepts related to Big Data. The results are reported in the NIST Big Data Interoperability Framework series of volumes. This volume, Volume 7, contains summaries of the work presented in the other six volumes and an investigation of standards related to Big Data.
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 1500-7
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Big Data, reference architecture, System Orchestrator, Data Provider, Big Data Application Provider, Big Data Framework Provider, Data Consumer, Security and Privacy Fabric, Management Fabric, Big Data taxonomy, use cases, Big Data characteristics, Big Data standards


Chang, W. , Boyd, D. , Buffington, C. and NIST, N. (2015), NIST Big Data Interoperability Framework: Volume 7, Big Data Standards Roadmap, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed June 14, 2024)


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Created October 22, 2015, Updated January 27, 2020