The Fifth Elephant 2012

Finding the elephant in the data.

What are your users doing on your website or in your store? How do you turn the piles of data your organization generates into actionable information? Where do you get complementary data to make yours more comprehensive? What tech, and what techniques?

The Fifth Elephant is a two day conference on big data.

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Prasad A N

Analytics Platform - Experience and evolution

Submitted Jun 22, 2012

With the growth of video on the web & the explosion of social networks, analytics around media consumption is a prime field of late. In this talk, we explore Akamai’s offering for analytics, the media context, the needs thereof, the technology & its evolution. Not to mention, the challenges of doing at at internet scale!

Outline

Analytics is an involving ask; the challenges are multi-fold. On one side, the technology required to handle huge data volumes, & on the other side, needs of the customer & domain which constantly evolve. Add to that, the demands of instantaneous data availability. In the course of developing an analytics solution for media consumption & then extending it to other domains (ex. security), we learnt a lot & this talk is all about sharing the same.

Here is how we will go about that talk -

  • An introduction to Akamai Media Analytics, the product & the domain

  • The technology infrastructure that runs it for us - at an architectural level. The nuances of delayed reporting & near real time reporting

  • The data & reporting flexibility that empowers our customers; how the platform makes it happen

  • Q&A

Requirements

Interest!

Speaker bio

Prasad A N, Manager with Akamai Media Engineering, leads the development of Analytics infrastructure & products.

Girish Chandramohan, Architect with Akamai Media Engineering, designs & implements Analytics infrastructure concerns.

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The Fifth Elephant - known as one of the best data science and Machine Learning conference in Asia - has transitioned into a year-round forum for conversations about data and ML engineering; data science in production; data security and privacy practices. more