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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.
    • JDunck - Contacted to do study Sept 13, 2010.
  • BazaarVoice (Jon Loyens)

Non-profit

Government

  • NASA Nebula (Jesse Andrews)
  • Library of Congress (@acdha, @edsu, @dchud)

Education

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

Media, news

Big business

  • LexisNexis ( Bryan Weingarten )
  • Qualcomm (??? does anyone have a contact?)
  • HP (Ned Batchelder)
  • Cisco (Brad MacDonald)

Games, Comics

E-Commerce

Sports

Others, not sure

  • http://politifact.com/ ( Matt Waite/@mattwaite , @jeremybowers )
  • Mahalo (Jeff Ammons, Jacob Burch)
    • Working on case study as of 10 Sept 2010.
    • Draft shared w/ JDunck, DGreenfeld, AMcKay as of 16 Sept; feedback due by Sept 24.

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

Consultancies as leads to testimonials from their clients? (Lincoln Loop, Caktus, etc.)

  • Lincoln Loop - We Like Small ( Paul Solomon )
    • JDunck - contacted 20 Sept 2010.
  • Interaction Consortium - NSW AU Art Gallery (Greg Turner)