In Pictures: 10 real-world Big Data deployments that will change our lives

The amount of data in the world is increasing exponentially, doubling every 18 months. Here are 10 real-world Big Data deployments you may not have realized were driven by big data.

Mount Sinai Medical Center Mount Sinai Medical Center is one of the oldest and largest teaching hospitals in the U.S. and a foremost center of medical education and biomedical research. It is using technology from big data startup Ayasdi to analyze the entire E. coli genome sequence, including more than 1 million DNA variants, in an effort to understand why some strains develop resistance to antibiotics. The bacteria, which affects millions of people around the world is known for developing resistance to drugs. Ayasdi's technology applies a new area of mathematical research, topological data analysis (TDA), to understand the shape of data.

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