Presented By O'Reilly and Cloudera
Make Data Work
September 25–26, 2017: Training
September 26–28, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Andrew Otto

Andrew Otto
Systems Engineer, Wikimedia Foundation


Andrew Otto is a systems engineer at the Wikimedia Foundation, where he supports the analytics team by architecting and maintaining small and big data analytics infrastructure. Previously, Andrew was the lead systems administrator at He is based in Brooklyn, NY, and spends too much time playing hardcourt bike polo.


1:15pm1:55pm Thursday, September 28, 2017
Big data and the Cloud, Data Engineering & Architecture
Location: 1A 21/22 Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Data for good, Media, Platform
Andrew Otto (Wikimedia Foundation), Fangjin Yang (Imply)
The Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) is a nonprofit charitable organization. As the parent company of Wikipedia, one of the most visited websites in the world, WMF faces many unique challenges around its ecosystem of editors, readers, and content. Andrew Otto and Fangjin Yang explain how the WMF does analytics and offer an overview of the technology it uses to do so. Read more.