As CIOs struggle to understand Big Data, many wrap their arms around the 5 Vs to give meaning to heavily-hyped term.
The five Vs, originally a mere three Vs, describes the characteristics of Big Data. Do they help us make Big Data productive and meaningful? Not necessarily.
The Vs just remind about what big data looks like, according to blogger Edd Dumbill. Edd writes very well even though his name, ahem, might suggest otherwise.