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Paul Dix

Founder and CTO, InfluxData

Paul Dix is the creator of InfluxDB. He has helped build software for startups, large companies and organizations like Microsoft, Google, McAfee, Thomson Reuters, and Air Force Space Command. He is the series editor for Addison Wesley’s Data & Analytics book and video series. In 2010 Paul wrote the book Service-Oriented Design with Ruby and Rails for Addison Wesley’s. In 2009 he started the NYC Machine Learning Meetup, which now has over 7,000 members. Paul holds a degree in computer science from Columbia University.

Talk Title: InfluxData Platform Future and Vision

Paul will outline his vision around the platform and give the latest updates on Flux (formerly IFQL), the decoupling of query and storage, the impact of hybrid cloud environments on architecture, cardinality, and discuss the technical directions of the platform. This talk will walk through the vision and architecture with demonstrations of working prototypes of the projects.

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Talk Title: Flux: A Data Scripting Language – Bringing Data Science and Analytics into the Database

In this workshop, Paul will dig deeper into Flux providing you with some insight into how he decided to take this path and what this means for the future of your InfluxDB databases.

Recent Talks

Paul Dix giving a talk at InfluxDays London 2018:

Paul Dix speaking at InfluxDays NYC 2018:

A recent talk Paul gave at InfluxDays SF 2017:

Paul giving a talk at the CMU Database Group 2017:

Video of a recent talk Paul gave at PromCon 2017:

Video of a recent talk Paul gave at Percona Live 2017: