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Nikita Salnikov-Tarnovski

Nikita Salnikov-Tarnovski

Co-founder at Plumbr, Estonia

Co-founder of Plumbr, the only performance monitor solution with root cause detection, where he now contributes as core developer and lead of engineering team. Besides his daily technical tasks he is an active blogger, JavaOne RockStar and frequent conference speaker. Troubleshooter, assumptions destroyer, finds the most joy when deletes deprecated code.

Speaker's activity
Introduction to Druid, fast distributed data store
May 27th
13:25 - 14:10

I would like to introduce a very nice time-series database product, that allows Plumbr to receive and process billions of events per day without breaking a sweat. After several disappointing evaluations of competing products Druid’s ease of use and performance characteristics made it our lucky ticket. This is the first time in many years that I am impressed with a product so much I would like to talk to everybody about it. :)

In this talk I will present several architectural decisions made by Druid authors that allows it to receive a constant stream of real-time events, make them available for complex analytical queries almost instantly and answer those queries in a few seconds. They are very good examples of good solutions to complex problems that seem obvious in the hindsight.