The 10 Coolest Big Data Tools Of 2021
Working with ever-growing volumes of data continues to be a challenge for business and organizations. Here are 10 cool big data tools that caught our attention in 2021.
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The global COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t slowed the exponential growth of data: IDC recently calculated that 64.2 zettabytes of data was created, consumed and stored globally in 2020. And the market researcher forecasts that global data creation and replication will experience a 23 percent CAGR between 2020 and 2025.
The good news is that innovative IT vendors, both established companies and startups, continue to develop next-generation tools for a range of big data management tasks including data observability, data governance, metadata management and data quality management. And there are tools for connecting data sources scattered across hybrid and multi-cloud IT systems—critical for managing distributed analytical and operational big data workloads.
Here’s a look at some cool big data tools that caught our attention in 2021.