What remains of dashboards and metrics without the hype and anti-patterns
February 24, 2020
Open source tools for dashboarding and metrics have seen massive adoption in recent years. Riding the hype, the new, shiny tools are inevitably confronted with overblown expectations and problematic usage patterns, causing frustration and criticism. Bjrn Rabenstein outlines how to use dashboards and metrics effectively rather than condemning them altogether.
Your Company Cares About Open Source Sustainability. But Are You Measuring and Encouraging Upstream Contributions?
February 19, 2020
You will encourage the behavior that you measure. If you want your company to be involved in sustaining open source projects you depend on, you need to start by measuring how your employees are partic …
Architecting a data analytics service both in the public cloud and in the on-premise private cloud: ETL, BI, and machine learning (sponsored by SK Holdings)
February 16, 2020
Jungwook Seo walks you through a data analytics platform in the cloud by the name of AccuInsight+ with eight data analytic services in the CloudZ (one of the biggest cloud service providers in Korea), which SK Holdings announced in January 2019.
ThirdEye: LinkedIns business-wide monitoring platform
February 8, 2020
Failures or issues in a product or service can negatively affect the business. Detecting issues in advance and recovering from them is crucial to keeping the business alive. Join Akshay Rai to learn more about LinkedIn's next-generation open source monitoring platform, an integrated solution for real-time alerting and collaborative analysis.
Unlocking your serverless functions with OpenFaaS for AI chatbot projects
January 23, 2020
Sergio Mendez examines critical challenges when implementing AI chatbots and explains how Movistar designed an open source serverless architecture using OpenFaaS on top of Kubernetes and other complementary technologies like NoSQL, brokers to deploy Telegram AI chatbots. Sergio then compares these technologies to "vendor lock-in" services offered by major cloud providers.
Data science at Deutsche Telekom: Predicting global travel patterns and network demand
January 13, 2020
Knowledge of customers' location and travel patterns is important for many companies, including German telco service operator Deutsche Telekom. Vclav Surovec and Gabor Kotalik explain how a commercial roaming project using Cloudera Hadoop helped the company better analyze the behavior of its customers from 10 countries and provide better predictions and visualizations for management.
Disrupting data discovery
January 12, 2020
Mark Grover discusses how Lyft has reduced the time it takes to discover data by 10 times by building its own data portal, Amundsen. Mark gives a demo of Amundsen, leads a deep dive into its architecture, and discusses how it leverages centralized metadata, PageRank, and a comprehensive data graph to achieve its goal. Mark closes with a future roadmap, unsolved problems, and collaboration model.
Lightning Talk: When the Command Line is Not Enough: Why Your OSS Project Needs A GUI
November 17, 2019
In the ops and infrastructure world, we often rely on command line interfaces to do most of our heavy lifting. What value can a proxy get out of having a dashboard? How can a GUI complement a CLI? In …