Data @ foursquare6/28/2011 Big Data Camp   Ben Lee - @benlee
Overview• What is foursquare?• Data• Technology Stack• Analysis (Graphs and stuff.) 6/28/2011 Big Data Camp              B...
foursquare• Location based app• Helps you to explore your  neighborhood, discover new places• Visit places, check-in, earn...
Explore• Social recommendation   engine• Realtime suggestions based   on friends, user history 6/28/2011 Big Data Camp    ...
Stats  • Over 10 million users  • Over 15 million venues  • Over 750 million check-ins total  • Over 3 million check-ins p...
Growth6/28/2011 Big Data Camp            Ben Lee - @benlee
Growth6/28/2011 Big Data Camp            Ben Lee - @benlee
Growth6/28/2011 Big Data Camp            Ben Lee - @benlee
Technology Stack  • MongoDB / Scala (service)  • Amazon EC2, S3, Elastic Mapreduce  • Hadoop (Java/Streaming)  • Hive  • F...
Analysis • Collaborative filtering over check-in data • Usage analysis, experimentation • Infographic fun6/28/2011 Big Data...
Job interface                               Text6/28/2011 Big Data Camp                   Ben Lee - @benlee
Unnamed coffee shop.6/28/2011 Big Data Camp   Ben Lee - @benlee
Usage analysis6/28/2011 Big Data Camp              Ben Lee - @benlee
6/28/2011 Big Data Camp   Ben Lee - @benlee
foursquare is hiring!  • http://foursquare.com/jobs6/28/2011 Big Data Camp          Ben Lee - @benlee
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  • foursquare BigDataCamp 2011 Lightning talk

    1. 1. Data @ foursquare6/28/2011 Big Data Camp Ben Lee - @benlee
    2. 2. Overview• What is foursquare?• Data• Technology Stack• Analysis (Graphs and stuff.) 6/28/2011 Big Data Camp Ben Lee - @benlee
    3. 3. foursquare• Location based app• Helps you to explore your neighborhood, discover new places• Visit places, check-in, earn rewards, stay connected with your friends 6/28/2011 Big Data Camp Ben Lee - @benlee
    4. 4. Explore• Social recommendation engine• Realtime suggestions based on friends, user history 6/28/2011 Big Data Camp Ben Lee - @benlee
    5. 5. Stats • Over 10 million users • Over 15 million venues • Over 750 million check-ins total • Over 3 million check-ins per day • ~10k developers using API • ~70 employees in NYC and SF6/28/2011 Big Data Camp Ben Lee - @benlee
    6. 6. Growth6/28/2011 Big Data Camp Ben Lee - @benlee
    7. 7. Growth6/28/2011 Big Data Camp Ben Lee - @benlee
    8. 8. Growth6/28/2011 Big Data Camp Ben Lee - @benlee
    9. 9. Technology Stack • MongoDB / Scala (service) • Amazon EC2, S3, Elastic Mapreduce • Hadoop (Java/Streaming) • Hive • Flume • Web-based job interface6/28/2011 Big Data Camp Ben Lee - @benlee
    10. 10. Analysis • Collaborative filtering over check-in data • Usage analysis, experimentation • Infographic fun6/28/2011 Big Data Camp Ben Lee - @benlee
    11. 11. Job interface Text6/28/2011 Big Data Camp Ben Lee - @benlee
    12. 12. Unnamed coffee shop.6/28/2011 Big Data Camp Ben Lee - @benlee
    13. 13. Usage analysis6/28/2011 Big Data Camp Ben Lee - @benlee
    14. 14. 6/28/2011 Big Data Camp Ben Lee - @benlee
    15. 15. foursquare is hiring! • http://foursquare.com/jobs6/28/2011 Big Data Camp Ben Lee - @benlee

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