IJSRP, Volume 13, Issue 3, March 2023 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Hillary Marufu, Newton Mavu
Data in this millennium is growing rapidly and exponentially each and every year. It is increasingly difficult to handle the complexity and humongous amounts of data being produced. Data generated is in various types from social media to company records. This is the basis of big data. Hadoop framework plays a pivotal role in processing and storing Big Data. It provides solutions that are speedy and cost-effective for Big Data and is used in various sectors like health care, education, telecommunication, insurance and social media. This is a very big advantage. Zimbabwe is a country in the southern part of African. It is not spared from the rapid growth in data and the need to process and store large amount of data. This paper focuses on the review of the need for Big Data in Zimbabwe over its Financial Institutions.