Who's Using Disco?
Disco is being used in a variety of industries, to solve challenging problems involving massive amounts of data. Presented below is a select sample of commercial-grade Disco applications.
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Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Allston Trading, LLC is a premier high frequency market maker in over 40 financial exchanges, in 20 countries, and in nearly every product class.
At Allston Trading, Disco is used for a wide variety of historical research and real-time initiatives in the field of modern finance.
Founded by repeat entrepreneurs, Chango is headquartered in Toronto and has offices in New York and Chicago. Chango works with Media Planners and Search Marketers to deliver new customers by targeting dynamic display ads to users based on their recent search activity.
Disco is used by Chango as a core component for analyzing and bidding on the ad market.
Continuum's Python-based products and consulting services empower organizations - academic, private and public sector - to analyze, manage and visualize big data, turning massive datasets into actionable insights and business value.
Disco is included as the MapReduce function in Continuum's premier Python distribution, Anaconda.
Disco is developed mainly at Nokia Research Center (NRC), which is chartered with exploring new frontiers for mobility, and solving challenges to transform the converging Internet and communications industries. NRC has been exploring and developing mobile technologies for over 20 years. Current research focuses on the areas of sensing and data intelligence, user interface, high performance mobile platforms, and cognitive radio.
The largest data analysis cluster at Nokia runs Disco, to perform daily analysis of Nokia's vast mobile data assets.
The world leader in next generation mobile technologies, Qualcomm's ideas and inventions are driving wireless growth and helping to connect people to information, entertainment and one another.
Disco is used to analyze data from the field to help improve various networking products.
Zemanta is developing a content suggestion engine for bloggers and other content creators. Zemanta combs the web for the most relevant images, smart links, keywords and text, instantly serving these results to the user to enrich and inform their content.
At Zemanta, Disco is used to process contextual data about images on Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons.