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Slashdot: For Riot Games, Big Data Is Serious Business

riot games why hadoopWhen we think of firms that leverage Big Data analytics, we tend to think of large retailers, stuffy insurance companies, and maybe the occasional dot-com business such as Netflix or eBay. Chances are, few of these places explicitly encourage their Hadoop developers to actually play video games during the workday.

Welcome to Riot Games. You can read my story about how they came to be such Big Data adopters on Slashdot/BI here.

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