Scale By the Bay Scale By the Bay

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Casting the spell: Druid in practice
Itai Yaffe
Itai Yaffe
Databricks, Senior Solutions Architect
Yakir Buskilla
Yakir Buskilla, Co-founder and CEO

We’ve been using Apache Druid for over 5 years, to provide customers with real-time analytics tools for various use-cases, including in-flight analytics, reporting and building target audiences. The common challenge of these use-cases is counting distinct elements in real-time at scale, and we will show why Druid is a great tool for that.

In this talk, we will also share some of the best practices and tips we’ve gathered over the years. We will cover the following topics: * Data modeling * Ingestion * Retention and deletion * Query optimization