Build resilient systems at scale
28–30 October 2015 • Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Baron Schwartz

Baron Schwartz
CEO, VividCortex

Website | @xaprb

Baron Schwartz is founder and CEO of VividCortex, the best way to see what your production database servers are doing. He is the lead author of High Performance MySQL and a variety of open source software.


11:50–12:30 Thursday, 29/10/2015
Location: Emerald Room
Baron Schwartz (VividCortex)
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If you're monitoring a lot of data in an event stream (as VividCortex does query traffic monitoring, for example), sampling the stream usefully can be a hard problem. There are all sorts of edge cases and bad consequences. This talk explains how a sketch -- a probabilistic data structure -- turned out to be the answer for us. Read more.