Put open source to work
July 16–17, 2018: Training & Tutorials
July 18–19, 2018: Conference
Portland, OR
Darren Bathgate

Darren Bathgate
Technical Architect, Kenzan


Darren Bathgate is a technical architect at Kenzan, where he designs data models for several relational SQL databases, including MySQL and Oracle, and optimizes query performance on legacy databases. He has built reactive data pipelines using Hadoop, Kafka, Akka, Spark, and Cassandra and continues to explore distributed data systems with Greenplum as well. Previously, he was an intern at the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, where he assisted with the development of financial reporting using Oracle and PL/SQL and desktop apps backed by SQL Server. Darren holds a master’s degree in information technology from New England Institute of Technology, where he focused on data warehousing, project management, and leadership. He is also an enthusiast of computer hardware and builds computers and stays up to date on the latest technologies, including NVMe storage and next-gen CPUs and GPUs. Outside of work, rock climbing and gaming keep him occupied.


11:00am11:40am Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Software methodologies
Location: C123/124
Level: Intermediate
Darren Bathgate (Kenzan)
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 4 ratings)
Just as coal miners used canaries as an early-warning sign of mine contamination, you can use canary deployments to test new software releases in your production environment with minimal impact to users. Darren Bathgate details the layers of a canary system and outlines the benefits to your organization. Read more.