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Piyush Kumar

Piyush Kumar
Capacity Planning Engineer, Twitter Inc.

Piyush is a part of the capacity planning team at Twitter. His interest lies in applying machine learning and statistical techniques to solve technical problems. He is a graduate of School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA where he emphasized on machine learning. In his free time he enjoys hiking, playing music, traveling and cooking.


Arun Kejariwal (Independent), Piyush Kumar (Twitter Inc.)
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Agile development has become very predominant in most web companies. This coupled with the dynamic nature of Twitter's traffic may result in sudden breakouts - which manifest themselves as a mean-shift or a rampup - in application and system metrics. The focus of this talk is to present a statistical approach to automatically detect breakouts in a timely fashion, thereby mitigating user impact. Read more.