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A wave of digitization is all around us. Digital data continues to grow in leaps and bounds in its various forms, such as unstructured text on the Web, high-definition images, increasing digital content in health clinics, streams of network access logs or ecommerce transactions, surveillance camera video streams, as well as massive virtual reality datasets and complex models capable of interactive and real-time rendering, approaching photo-realism and real-world animation. While none of us perhaps has the crystal ball to predict the future killer app, it is our belief that the next round of killer apps will be about addressing the data explosion problem for end users, a problem of growing concern and importance for both corporate and home users. The aim of this chapter is to understand the nature of such applications and propose a
FIGURE 12.1: Illustrating RMS components.