Note: This was migrated from my old Medium blog. I have decided to migrate from Medium to WordPress, and I’ll write about the reasons why soon, stay tuned.
Big Data has been a Thing™ for over a decade now. Google published the GFS paper in 2003 and the MapReduce paper in 2004. Hadoop started a few years later. Interestingly, the Google Trends trend for “Big Data” didn’t start to take off until 2011, though: