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Make Data Work
March 5–6, 2018: Training
March 6–8, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA

Big data insights equal big money: Stories from the trenches at GoDaddy

Felix Gorodishter (GoDaddy)
4:20pm5:00pm Thursday, March 8, 2018
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Who is this presentation for?

  • Engineers, architects, and DevOps engineers

Prerequisite knowledge

  • A basic understanding of Hadoop

What you'll learn

  • Explore GoDaddy's big data journey
  • Learn how the company uses tools like anomaly detection to produce valuable insights


Harnessing the power of data is the future of business. GoDaddy is using its massive amounts of data to improve customer experience and internal operations, performing real-time anomaly detection, log analysis, alerting, remediation, and batch reporting on hundreds of thousands of events per second across its products and systems data.

Felix Gorodishter discusses the company’s transformation from a farm of data silos to a centralized platform to ingest, analyze, and visualize data throughout the enterprise. You’ll learn how GoDaddy collects and uses data from business units like hosting and domains as well as from network and hardware events across its fleet of servers and network devices, using a wide range of technologies, including Kafka, Spark, Hadoop, and Elasticsearch.

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Felix Gorodishter


Felix Gorodishter is a software architect at GoDaddy. Felix is a web developer, technologist, entrepreneur, husband, and daddy.