That's right. The Internet of Things is not big data. It's continuous data. If big data is an ocean, continuous data is a tributary. And...
A tributary does not flow directly into a sea or ocean. Wikipedia
Nor does data flow directly into a big data platform. A big data platform is volume. It's not velocity, and it's not variety. It flows directly into a stream processor and / or database, relational or NoSQL, before it flows into a big data platform.
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