Category Archives: Success Stories

King.com’s Climb to the Social Gaming Throne

Categories: Corporate Success Stories

This week I’d like to highlight King.com, a European social gaming giant that recently claimed the throne for having the most daily active users (more than 66 million). King.com has methodically and successfully expanded its reach beyond mainstream social gaming to dominate the mobile gaming market — it offers a streamlined experience that allows gamers to…

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Gravity Creates Personalized Web Experience, 300-400% Higher Click-through

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According to Jim Benedetto, Gravity’s co-founder and CTO, there have been two paradigm shifts that have transformed consumers’ web experience to date: Search — Google figured out how to index all of the content on the internet so you (internet user) can find what you’re looking for. Social — Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social…

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Sneak Peek into Skybox Imaging’s Cloudera-powered Satellite System

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This week, the Cloudera Sessions head to Washington, DC, and Columbus, Ohio, where attendees will hear from AOL, Explorys, and Skybox Imaging about the ways Apache Hadoop can be used to optimize digital content, to improve the delivery of healthcare, and to generate high-resolution images of the entire globe that provide value to retailers, farmers,…

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Big Data’s New Use Cases: Transformation, Active Archive, and Exploration

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Now that Apache Hadoop is seven years old, use-case patterns for Big Data have emerged. In this post, I’m going to describe the three main ones (reflected in the post’s title) that we see across Cloudera’s growing customer base. Transformation Transformations (T, for short) are a fundamental part of BI systems: They are the process…

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