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Case Study Candidates, with points of contact

See also CaseStudyQuestionnaire.

Scaling

  • Disqus (Brett Hoerner, David Cramer)
    • Powers commenting on CNN.com, MTV.com, Engadget. 250 million users per month, 17,500 requests/sec. they have around 100 servers. See slides on Scaling Disqus.
  • addons.mozilla.org (Jeff Balogh) - Site serves 165 million requests per month. Was previously using CakePHP.
  • BazaarVoice (Jon Loyens)
  • RapidSMS (Andy McKay, Matt Berg) saving kids lives with Django

Non-profit

Education

  • University of Texas (Gary Wilson)
  • Nazareth College (@StevenLukeSmith / fvox13)

Media, news

Big business

  • LexisNexis ( Bryan Weingarten )
  • Qualcomm (??? does anyone have a contact?)

Others, not sure

  • http://politifact.com/ ( Matt Waite/@mattwaite , @jeremybowers )
  • Mahalo (Jeff Ammons)
  • Sunlight Labs (James Turk)
  • Compete.com (@roblacy)
  • Nasuni ( Jesse Noller )
  • Fluther.com - Q&A website with a learning question matching algorithm and a proxied, federated product with some interesting middleware (Tim Trueman/@timtrueman)
  • Pitchfork (@blackbrrr / @seanbrant)
  • SimpleGeo (Mike Malone, Joe Stump)
  • Urban Airship ( Michael Richardson , Adam Lowry )
  • Sunlight Foundation Labs ( James Turk )

Should mine http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=750142