Data Sets

Machine Learning Repository 313 Data Sets
R data sets 758 datasets that were originally distributed with R
Open knowledge


Data by global organization

Stockholm international peace research institute


Data by German government

Statistisches Bundesamt
Data portal for Deutschland
Another data portal for Deutschland
BMBF’s Data Portal
33 data sets about Frankfurt


Image data repository

handwritten digits
14,197,122 images, 21841 synsets indexed
103 patients of ADHD


Data from competitions




GPS data (2,770,233,904 points for 7.5 years)


Articles, Blog Posts Description
Big Data Reading Materials List of academic papers, reports and links of materials on Big Data and related topics.
Big Data For Good.  Roger Barca, Laura Haas, Alon Halevy, Paul Miller, Roberto V. Zicari. (2012). A distinguished panel of experts discuss how Big Data can be used to create Social Capital. Blog Panel (PDF)
 The challenges and opportunities of big data by Prof. Roberto V. Zicari, Goethe University Frankfurt, Eurescom Newsletter, 2013.
Big Data:Research Challenges and Opportunities. by Prof. Roberto V. Zicari EDBT-Summer School — August, 2013 (PDF)
Big Data: Challenges and Opportunities by Roberto V. Zicari. (2012), GOTO Aarhus 2012

Presentation (89 pages)-  PDF & Video

Abstract: In this presentation I review three current aspects related to Big Data:

1. The business perspective,
2. The Technology perspective, and
3. Big Data for social good.

ODBMS Industry Watch Blog Posts on Big Data  by Roberto V. Zicari Resources on Big Data and Analytical Data Platforms