There’s no question that Zynga’s latest data numbers are impressive, with the company moving mountains of data per day, or roughly one petabyte per day. As Zynga’s CTO Cadir Leeexplained at this morning’s Oracle Openworld keynote, the company is adding as many as 1,000 servers each week to satisfy its growing user base (10% of the internet has now played a Zynga game) and increasing connectivity (there are 3 billion connections between its users).
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