The evolution of a data platform

Designing a data platform is no easy task, particularly when there are new technologies, techniques, and approaches appearing every week. At Cox Auto UK we have been on a journey from manually deployed Hadoop clusters to a full platform as a service setup using Azure Databricks. This journey hasn’t always been smooth however and we’ve learned some things along the way! In this talk, we will examine how we have made design choices while evolving our platform, our decision to open source some of our work, and what our past, present, and future look like.

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James Fielder, Senior Data Engineer @ Cox Automotive

 

 

What is DataOps Unleashed?

DataOps Unleashed is the official DataOps community.

We came together on March 17 as the emergence of DataOps, CloudOps, AIOps, MLOps, and other professionals, who gathered virtually to share the latest trends and best practices for running, managing, and monitoring data pipelines and data-intensive analytics workloads.

Sessions included talks by DataOps professionals at leading organizations, detailing how they’re establishing data predictability, increasing reliability, and reducing costs.

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DataOps defines how data teams work and also affects data consumers and those whose work causes new data to be created and used within the organization. Their work enables the entire organization to access data efficiently for data-driven decision-making and for the creation and delivery of data-driven applications.

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