Timely Year Two: Lessons Learned Building a Scalable Metrics Analytic System

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Timely was born to visualize and analyze metric data at a scale untenable for existing solutions. We're returning to talk about what we've achieved over the past year, provide a detailed look into production architecture and discuss additional features added within the past year including alerting and support for external analytics.


Drew Farris
Chief Technologist, Booz Allen Hamilton
Drew Farris is a software developer and technology consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton where he helps his client solve problems related to large scale analytics, distributed computing and machine learning. He is a member of the Apache Software Foundation and a contributing author to Manning Publications’ “Taming Text” and the Booz Allen Hamilton “Field Guide to Data Science”.
Bill Oley
Senior Lead Engineer, Booz Allen Hamilton
Bill Oley is a senior lead software engineer at Booz Allen Hamilton where he helps his clients analyze and solve problems related to large scale data ingest, storage, retrieval, and analysis. He is particularly interested in improving visibility into large scale systems by making actionable metrics scalable and usable. He has 16 years of experience designing and developing fault-tolerant distributed systems that operate on continuous streams of data. He holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from the United States Naval Academy and a master's degree in computer science from The Johns Hopkins University.