Zillow Uses Analytics, Machine Learning To Disrupt With Data

Industry disruptor Zillow leverages data about residential real estate and makes it available to the general public. The company’s senior director of data science and engineering shares the secrets behind Zillow’s data stack. 27 Open Source DevOps Tools In 7 Easy Bites (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Residential real estate site Zillow stormed onto the market in the 2000s, letting consumers check on the property value of their own homes and those of all their friends, family members, and acquaintances, too, much to the dismay of real estate professionals. Founded by a couple of former Microsoft executives who went on to start travel site Expedia and then Zillow, this site threatened to disrupt the real estate market when it debuted in 2006. It gave people access to information…


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