Abstract: Big data make values for business and research, but create significant quarrel in terms of networking, storage, management, analytics and ethics of data. The 3Vs have been extended to other corresponding characteristics of big data: Volume: big data doesnít sample; it just views and follows what happens. Velocity: big data is frequently available in real-time. Variety: big data depicts from multimedia like Audio, Video, Text and Animation; plus it entries missing pieces through data mixture. Engineers, computer scientists, statisticians and social scientists are needed to tackle, discover and understand big data for Multidisciplinary collaborations. This survey presents an overview of big data initiatives, technologies and Characteristics of Big Data.

Keywords: Three Vís of Big Data, Emerging Technologies.