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Subject [Hadoop Wiki] Update of "PoweredBy" by OwenOMalley
Date Wed, 21 May 2008 16:59:39 GMT
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http://wiki.apache.org/hadoop/PoweredBy

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    * We are using Hadoop and Nutch to crawl Blog posts and later process them.
    Hadoop is also beginning to be used in our teaching and general research
    activities on natural language processing and machine learning.
+ 
+  * [http://www.imageshack.us/ ImageShack]
+   * From [http://www.techcrunch.com/2008/05/20/update-imageshack-ceo-hints-at-his-grander-ambitions/
TechCrunch]:
+     Rather than put ads in or around the images it hosts, Levin is working on harnessing
all the data his 
+     service generates about content consumption (perhaps to better target advertising on
ImageShack or to 
+     syndicate that targetting data to ad networks). Like Google and Yahoo, he is deploying
the open-source
+     Hadoop software to create a massive distributed supercomputer, but he is using it to
analyze all the
+     data he is collecting.
  
   * [http://www.isi.edu/ Information Sciences Institute (ISI)]
    * Used Hadoop and 18 nodes/52 cores to [http://www.isi.edu/ant/address/whole_internet/
plot the entire internet].

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