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Tutorial: An End-to-end Streaming Analytics Stack for syslog Data

Eric Graham · April 18, 2019

In this tutorial, we will step through how to set up Imply, Kafka, and syslog-ng kafka to build an end-to-end streaming analytics stack that can handle many different forms of log data.

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Swimming in the Data River or: How We Got to Streaming Analytics

Rachel Predreschi · April 16, 2019

Businesses need to understand how their metrics change across many facets of their operations, and this is the core idea behind data analytics.

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Announcing Imply 2.9

Vadim Ogievetsky · April 10, 2019

Imply 2.9 is based off of the just announced Druid 0.14. Druid 0.14 contains many new features, improvements, and bug fixes. This blog post will focus on the new Imply components and features not available in Druid 0.14.

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Announcing Druid 0.14.0

Gian Merlino · April 9, 2019

Today the Apache Druid community released Druid 0.14.0, our second release under the Apache umbrella and the first major release of 2019. I thought I'd take this opportunity to talk about what's new in this release and what's coming in the future.

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How WalkMe uses Druid and Imply Cloud to Analyze Clickstreams and User Behavior

Yotam Spenser · April 3, 2019

WalkMe uses Imply Cloud to monitor behavioral analytics for its leading Digital Adoption Platform.

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Tutorial: An End-to-end Streaming Analytics Stack for Network Telemetry Data

Eric Graham · March 26, 2019

In this tutorial, we will step through how to set up Imply, Kafka, and pmacct to build an end-to-end streaming analytics stack that can handle many different forms of networking data.

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How to analyze AWS VPC logs with Imply

Eric Graham · March 14, 2019

Have you ever wanted more visibility in your AWS network traffic? This how-to blog covers how to analyze VPC flow logs with Imply.

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Apache Cassandra vs. Apache Druid

Rachel Pedreschi · March 6, 2019

If you are reading this because you are considering whether to use Apache Cassandra/DSE/ScyllaDB or Apache Druid/Imply, then you can just stop right now.

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Using Druid to fight ad fraud

Raigon Jolly · February 27, 2019

TrafficGuard helps some of the world’s biggest digital advertisers and agencies protect their ad spend from fraud. Our clients need access to reliable reporting in real-time to allow them to optimise their ad campaigns with current insights.

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Why GameAnalytics migrated to Apache Druid

Ramón Lastres Guerrero · February 14, 2019

At GameAnalytics, our user base has grown several times over in the past 12 months, and this growth has promoted us to rethink our user experience analytics system.

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Kappa architecture at NTT Com: Building a streaming analytics stack with Druid and Kafka

Paolo Lucente · January 8, 2019

One of the key activities at the heart of any internet backbone is flow analytics, which enables visibility into global traffic for many technical, economical, and security use cases. By providing real-time traffic visibility and rapid explanation capabilities for this data, we unlock tremendous business value for the whole organization.

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Announcing Imply 2.8

Vadim Ogievetsky · December 18, 2018

Imply 2.8 comes with the first Apache release of Druid and a host of features aimed at performance improvements and ease of use.

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Imply lookups for enhanced network flow visibility

Eric Graham · November 26, 2018

Within Druid there are multiple ways to enhance visibility for existing network flow records. This how-to blog covers one way to do this using Druid lookup tables.

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Modernizing Rubicon Project’s Analytics Stack for Programmatic Advertising

Ken Lin · October 22, 2018

Rubicon Project, one of the world’s largest digital advertising exchanges, has modernized their analytics stack with Druid and Imply.

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Securing Druid

Jon Wei · September 13, 2018

Security is a critical requirement in every deployment of a system that holds and processes data. In this blog post, we will discuss how we secured Apache Druid, and validated our implementation.

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Announcing Imply 2.7

Vadim Ogievetsky · September 11, 2018

In Imply 2.7, we have added a selection of new visualizations and a new Explain feature that allows you to discover the contributing factors to any slice of data. We are also introducing advanced access control features, and have made several improvements to loading and managing data.

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Part 3: The technology behind operational analytics

Fangjin Yang · August 16, 2018

A good operational analytics solution should be able to handle high volume and complex event-driven data as well as rapidly explain trends and patterns in data.

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Part 2: Operational Analytics in Practice

Fangjin Yang · August 1, 2018

Operational analytics is used to explain why any particular trend, anomaly, or pattern occurs in data. Operational analytics isn’t about asking one question of data, it is about asking many, often iterative questions, and using the answer of one question to inform the next question, until an actionable insight is reached.

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The Need for Operational Analytics

Fangjin Yang · July 10, 2018

The analytics space is filled with many technologies, each focused on solving a different piece of the myriad of problems that comes with working with data at scale. While many products tackle data transport, storage, compute, or visualization, few focus on explaining why trends or anomalies occur.

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Who is knocking on our door? Analyzing AWS Netflows

Vadim Ogievetsky · June 27, 2018

We ingested our internal AWS VPC netflows into Imply and found something surprising.

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Announcing Imply 2.6

Vadim Ogievetsky · June 19, 2018

Imply 2.6 introduces time compares, data export, advanced aggregation measures, and more!

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Announcing Imply 2.5

Vadim Ogievetsky · March 23, 2018

Imply 2.5 comes with an improved streaming data loader, a sunburst visualization, many dashboard improvements, and more.

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March 2018 Druid Meetup - eBay Monitoring Platform

Gian Merlino · March 22, 2018

March 2018 Druid Bay Area Meetup - eBay Monitoring Platform, links to slides

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Imply Raises Series A funding

Fangjin Yang · March 13, 2018

I'm excited to announce that Imply has raised a $13.3M Series A, led by Andreessen Horowitz, and joined by our seed investor, Khosla Ventures.

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Announcing Imply Cloud: Managed Service for AWS

Vadim Ogievetsky · March 13, 2018

Today, we are excited to announce that Imply Cloud, a fully managed service for AWS, is now generally available.

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Announcing Imply 2.4

Vadim Ogievetsky · December 19, 2017

Imply 2.4 comes with a preview of a dataset manager, new features, improvements, bug fixes, and more!

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End-to-end Security in Druid

Jon Wei · December 18, 2017

It is now possible to deploy a druid cluster in a secure setting.

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November 2017 Druid Bay Area Meetup - MZ, Slack, Druid Roadmap

Gian Merlino · November 29, 2017

November 2017 Druid Bay Area Meetup video, with talks from MZ and Slack, and a Druid roadmap update from Imply

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Announcing Imply 2.3: An Integrated Platform

Vadim Ogievetsky · August 23, 2017

Imply 2.3 comes with brand new apps, new features, improvements, bug fixes, and more!

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Announcing Imply 2.2: Pivot Features Galore

Vadim Ogievetsky · May 16, 2017

We're excited to announce Imply 2.2, with tons of new features for Pivot.

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Announcing Imply 2.1

Vadim Ogievetsky · April 19, 2017

We are extremely excited to announce Imply 2.1, a feature-packed release, available now for download. Native SQL comes to Druid and dashboarding is now possible in Pivot.

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Druid February Meetup Slides

Fangjin Yang · March 2, 2017

Our last Druid meetup had great talks about how Druid is used at Branch, the ongoing work around better integrating Druid with the Hadoop ecosystem, and our roadmap plans.

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Druid December Meetup Videos

Fangjin Yang · December 21, 2016

Our last Druid meetup at Sift Science had 3 great talks about use cases with Druid & Imply, and the upcoming Druid roadmap.

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Announcing Imply 2.0

Fangjin Yang · December 1, 2016

We are extremely excited to announce Imply 2.0, our largest release ever, available now for download. This release contains significant updates to both Druid and Pivot.

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Announcing Imply 1.3.0

Fangjin Yang · June 29, 2016

We are extremely excited to announce the next version of Imply Analytics Platform, IAP 1.3.0, available immediately on our download page. This is one of our biggest releases to date and includes major updates for both Druid and Pivot.

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Announcing Imply 1.2.1

Vadim Ogievetsky · May 9, 2016

We are pleased to announce the latest version of the Imply Analytics Platform. This release focuses on improvements to Pivot and Tranquility as well as adding programmatic querying options to PlyQL.

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Announcing Imply: An Enterprise Solution for Druid and Interactive Analytics at Scale

Fangjin Yang · October 19, 2015

Today, Gian Merlino, Vadim Ogievetsky, and I are extremely excited to announce Imply, a company for interactive analytics at scale, centered around the Druid open source data store. We first began working on Druid at a startup called Metamarkets, and over the last few years, we’ve been proud to watch the project grow and take on a life of its own.

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