Best Practices for Faster Query Speed

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At Metamarkets, we have designed our product to provide data-rich answers to our users’ questions as quickly as possible. Our original hypothesis was that if we put programmatic data at the fingertips of our users, they would get the insights they need and then leave the product to continue on with their other daily tasks. However, over time we have observed just the opposite– by providing quick, data rich answers to our users questions, those users actually stay in product longer, often times, throughout the whole day. With most Metamarkets users running multiple queries throughout the day, we wanted to […]

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5 Ways to Maximize Value from Interactive Analytics

Filed in Algorithms, Data Science, Our Customers, Technology

The long term success of any successful analytics platform relies on two items – the usefulness of the data and the time/value costs associated. At Metamarkets we have a dedicated team of experts in the AdTech space who can help programmatic marketers squeeze the most ROI out of their integration. Here are a few tips from our team on how to maximize your investment in analytics: Work Backwards from Actions When thinking about how you can best leverage Metamarkets, it’s important to start by focusing on your challenges and questions then work backwards. In the OpenRTB standard there are dozens of different […]

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Enhancements to the Date Picker in Explore

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Enhanced Date Picker in Explore Interact with your data through custom date ranges and time zone selections The ability to slice and dice your programmatic data is essential to the success of your analytics program. With this in mind, we have been busy rebuilding the foundational framework of the Explore Dashboard to allow for quicker development going forward. In addition to this back end effort, we were able to release many small feature updates simultaneously within the Explore Dashboard, including the addition of custom date ranges and time zone selections to the Date Picker. Custom date ranges give you the ability to view your data over any time period without being constrained […]

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Metamarkets Picks Up Industry Recognition: AdAge’s 2017 Best Places to Work and Deloitte 2016 Technology Fast 500

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At Metamarkets, we believe strongly in our mission of putting data at people’s fingertips to help them take action on their programmatic data. On the path to fulfilling that mission for our clients, we certainly hope to build a thriving and prosperous business, but we believe it’s equally important that we stay committed to making Metamarkets a place where our employees are treated well and enjoy coming to work. That’s why we’re incredibly excited about two industry awards presented to Metamarkets this week. On Monday, we were named to AdAge’s 2017 Best Places to Work list, recognizing Metamarkets as 13th […]

Metamarkets Picks Up Industry Recognition: AdAge’s 2017 Best Places to Work and Deloitte 2016 Technology Fast 500
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Autoscaling Samza with Kafka, Druid and AWS

Filed in Druid, Machine Learning, Technology

At Metamarkets, we are receiving more than 100 billion events per day, totaling more than 100 terabytes. These events are processed in real-time streams, allowing our clients to visualize and dissect them on our interactive dashboards. This data firehose must be managed in a way that is reliable without sacrificing cost efficiency. This post will demonstrate how we have implemented scaling modeling in a turbulent environment to achieve right-sizing of part of our real-time data streams. Our technical stack is based on Kafka, Samza, Spark and Druid and runs on Amazon Web Services. Incoming events are going first to Kafka, […]

Autoscaling Samza with Kafka, Druid and AWS
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