8 real-world big data deployments

The amount of data in the world doubles every 18 months. Here's a look at eight real-world big data deployments in a variety of industries.

By Thor Olavsrud, Network World |  Big Data, big data, NASA

The amount of data in the world is increasing exponentially; it doubles every 18 months. There's much discussion of big data, both in terms of the problems it causes and the potential utility it represents. But some people are doing more than talking. Here are eight real-world big data deployments. For even more information, see the TechAmerica Foundation Big Data Commission's case studies.

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