On the heels of its recent Series D funding announcement, Imply is taking its popular Druid Summit across the globe for live, in-person events
Imply, founded by the creators of Apache Druid®, today announced that Druid Summit will be hitting the road starting in May, bringing the live event to cities in the U.S., EMEA, and APAC. Druid Summit is the annual event for developers, architects, and other data professionals who are building analytics applications and are interested in learning or expanding their knowledge of Apache Druid. The event brings together the global Apache Druid community to learn from each other, share best practices and take away practical how-tos on building modern analytics applications.
Taking place in 15 cities around the world, Druid Summit On The Road will feature a different lineup of local and traveling speakers at every stop, sharing their experience and knowledge of Apache Druid. Druid Summit attendees will have the chance to participate in live demos of Imply as well as take part in the Apache Druid Accreditation Training, a hands-on introductory course where attendees will learn about the fully scalable database architecture plus how to ingest, roll up, and query data.
While the full details for all Druid Summit On The Road events are still being finalized, the current schedule includes:
- Austin, TX on May 24 at the Archer Hotel Austin
- Sydney, Australia on June 23 at Tank Stream Labs York Street
- New York City, NY in June
- London, England in June
- Berlin, Germany in June
- Seattle, WA in July
- Chicago, IL in July
- Atlanta, GA in August
- Boston, MA in August
- Los Angeles, CA in August
- San Francisco, CA in September
- Bangalore, India in September
- Singapore in September
- Tel Aviv, Israel in September
- Paris, France in September
Druid Summit On The Road in Austin will feature a presentation from Kevin Peng, chief engineer at Audigent, which will look at how Apache Druid can be used to retrieve data for reporting quickly and efficiently and discuss why users should consider moving away from multi-level aggregates. At the Sydney event, Manoj Kumar, Sr. VP and head of the tech and data platforms at Paytm, will share how his team uses Apache Druid to monetize billions of events every single day.
“After hosting and participating in many virtual events over the past couple of years, we’re thrilled to be taking Druid Summit to developers across the globe,” said Fangjin Yang, CEO, and co-founder of Imply and one of the original co-creators of Apache Druid. “There is a very dedicated and loyal community for Apache Druid, so we’re excited to get to see and talk to them in person again. There’s also no better way to learn than with hands-on, face-to-face interactions.”
Druid Summit On The Road is also currently accepting speaking proposals for the upcoming events. Talks can cover topics ranging from development methods, architectural patterns, and operational best practices to real-world case studies of Druid in production. If you’re interested in helping the rapidly growing community of Apache Druid enthusiasts learn how it’s done and sharing best-in-class examples, please submit abstracts here. For full details and to register for the global events, visit DruidSummit.org and continue to check back as more details, speakers and locations will be announced.
At Imply, we are on a mission to help developers become the new heroes of analytics. Our unique database, built from Apache Druid, enables them to develop the next generation of analytics applications. With Imply, developers can build without constraints as our database lets them create interactive data experiences on streaming and batch data with limitless scale and at the best economics. Backed by leading investors including a16z and Bessemer Venture Partners, Imply is on a fast growth trajectory – disrupting the $100B database market – with customers including Twitter, Salesforce, Atlassian, Reddit, and Intercontinental Exchange. To learn more, please visit https://imply.io/.