Robert Hodges

Robert Hodges

Robert Hodges is an entrepreneur and CEO at Altinity, a leading software and services provider for ClickHouse. Robert has more than 30 years of experience with database systems and applications including pre-relational databases such as M204, online SQL transaction processing, Hadoop, and analytics. In the last few years, his work has focused on analytical databases, Kubernetes, and open source.

Sessions Montréal 2024

Fast, Cheap, DIY Monitoring with Open Source Analytics

Session en anglais - Intermédiaire

Commercial monitoring solutions can be complex and costly. Learn to create your own simple, cost-effective, and fast monitoring system with open-source tools like ClickHouse and Grafana. We'll cover key components: data ingestion, querying, and visualization. Through an example system, discover efficient data storage, query construction, and operational dashboard creation. Any developer can do it—join us to learn how!

Transactions?Pah!Joins?Overrated!Adventure in fast big data

Session en anglais - Intermédiaire

Explore real-time analytics challenges with traditional SQL for large datasets. Dive into distributed systems for sub-second responses on petabytes of data. Learn techniques like atomic block inserts, parallelized aggregation, and immutable tables for cost-efficient, stable performance. See them in action with ClickHouse, a leading real-time analytic database. Join us on an exciting journey into fast, big-data analytics.