Big Data, NoSQL, and NewSQL – these are the high-level concepts relating to the new, unprecedented data management and analysis challenges that enterprises and startups are now facing. Some estimates expect the amount of digital data in the world to double every two years, while other estimates suggest that 90% of the world’s current data was created in the last two years. The predictions for data growth are staggering no matter where you look, but what does that mean practically for you, the developer, the sysadmin, the product manager, or C-level leader? DZone’s 2014 Guide to Big Data is the definitive resource for learning how industry experts are handling the massive growth and diversity of data. It contains resources that will help you navigate and excel in the world of Big Data management. 2014 Guide to Big Data