Big data is six year old news. The Internet of Things data is bigger. It’s the hot new trend. It’s a flood of data. Billions of sensors never sleep, never stop talking. They send more data in an hour than millions of people in a day.

Terrified yet? Don’t be. No corporation wants terabytes flooding their network. It’s mostly noise that gets deleted anyway. Most IoT data is repetitive. And it goes stale in a few days. So filtering it, deduplicating, and compressing often shrinks terabytes to gigabytes.

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