Training: June 20–21, 2016
Tutorials: June 21, 2016
Keynotes & Sessions: June 22–23, 2016
Santa Clara, CA

My cloud makes pretty pictures

Matthew Brender (Intel), Raj Dutt (raintank)
10:00am–10:05am Wednesday, 06/22/2016
Location: Mission City Ballroom Level: Beginner
Average rating: ***..
(3.77, 13 ratings)

Prerequisite knowledge

Attendees should have a general understanding of cloud infrastructures and the importance of data gathering.


Data is beautiful when made visible. Matthew Brender and Raj Dutt offer a demo of Snap, an open telemetry framework designed to gather an increasingly diverse amount of measurements from the cloud, and illustrate how to visualize data in Grafana with unprecedented ease. Get started with Snap and Grafana on

This keynote is sponsored by Intel.

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Matthew Brender


Matt Brender is a developer advocate for the Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI) team as part of the Datacenter Group at Intel, which focuses on OSS contribution around orchestration, schedules, and automation with a growing number of projects written in Go. Matt describes himself as a technologist forever changed by Twitter. He uses his degree in computer science and love for APIs to code solutions to communication gaps throughout teams. Matt is recognized as a vExpert in the VMware community. In his free time, he likes to podcast as one of the Geek Whisperers or blog at Neckbeard Influence.

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Raj Dutt


Raj Dutt is the CEO and cofounder of raintank. Formerly, he was the founder and CEO of Voxel, a cloud and hosting company, which was purchased by Internap in 2012, where he spent two more years as SVP of technology. He likes to fly airplanes and is currently in the middle of getting his motorglider license.