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February SF Metrics Meetup

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We are starting 2014 with a great MeetUp featuring Sadayuki Furuhashi from Treasure Data and Lakshmi Kannan from Rackspace.

Our host is Rackspace. Arrive around 6:30pm to catch up with other quantifiers over food and drinks, talks start at 7:00pm. Space is limited, please RSVP.

Fluentd: Open Source Log Management

Sadayuki Furuhashi, Treasure Data (

Fluentd is an open source log collector/data stream processor used in production at hundreds of companies including Nintendo, Slideshare and LINE. Fluentd makes it easy to collect and store data from many places and helps developers analyze and monitor their log data. In this talk, we will go over the basics of Fluentd and a couple of real-world use cases.

Blueflood - Multi-tenanted open source time series data-store at scale

Lakshmi Kannan, Rackspace (

Blueflood is an open source multi-tenant distributed metric processing system created by engineers at Rackspace. It is used in production by the Cloud Monitoring team to process metrics generated by their monitoring systems. Blueflood is capable of ingesting, rolling up and serving metrics at a massive scale. This talk covers the architecture and operational aspects of Blueflood, how they have scaled the system to collect billions of data points per day and some of the exciting features that are in the works.

We will be serving beer. Drinking is allowed for anyone age 21 or older.