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In the process of building a monitoring and analytics platform that ingests trillions of data points a day, Datadog has learned many lessons about scalable, distributed systems in the cloud. We'd like to share those experiences with our community in this series: "Datadog on..."

Each episode will offer a conversation with the engineers who build Datadog. They'll share real-world experiences architecting, building, operating, and monitoring modern systems giving you actionable information you can apply at your organization. With plenty of time left for Q&A, we'd like you to join the discussion.

Upcoming Episodes

Datadog on Caching

April 27, 2023

Jessica Cordonnier, Mitch Ward and Ara Pulido

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Caching (and cache invalidation!) is often mentioned as one of the hardest problems in computer science. While caching can bring substantial performance improvements, reasoning about cached data can be extremely difficult as caching fundamentally means that you are no longer reading from your source of truth. With that in mind, many te...

Past Episodes

Datadog on Data Engineering Pipelines: Apache Spark at Scale

March 23, 2023

Alodie Boissonnet, Anton Ippolitov and Ara Pulido


Datadog on Site Reliability Engineering

February 22, 2023

Brandon West, Laura de Vesine and Rick Mangi


Datadog on the Lifecycle of Threats and Vulnerabilities

January 12, 2023

Nick Frichette, Adam Stevko and Andrew Krug



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Ara Pulido

Technology Evangelist

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Brandon West

Advocacy Team Lead

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Andrew Krug

Head of Security Advocacy

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Kirk Kaiser

Developer Evangelist

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Théo Guidoux

Software Engineer, Threat Detection

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Jessica Cordonnier

Engineering Manager, Caching