International Journal of Information Technology

, Volume 11, Issue 4, pp 841–846 | Cite as

A study of big data and its challenges

  • Sheikh Mohammad Idrees
  • M. Afshar Alam
  • Parul AgarwalEmail author
Original Research


Big data is an emerging torrent. We are held up in a Lake of data and its intensity is continuously increasing. With the fast growth of promising applications like social media, web, mobile services, and other applications across various organizations, there is a rapid growth of data. Thus arises the notion of “Big Data”. Data analysis, querying, storage, retrieval organization and modeling are the fundamental challenges associated with it. These challenges are posed due to the fact that big data is complex in nature. In this paper, we address above issues and many more to realize the bottlenecks. But we believe that appropriate research in big data will lead to a new wave of advances that will revolutionize the market and the future analysis platforms, services as well as products and will tackle all the challenges.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sheikh Mohammad Idrees
    • 1
  • M. Afshar Alam
    • 1
  • Parul Agarwal
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringJamia HamdardNew DelhiIndia

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