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Rethinking Druid's User Experience

September 19, 2019

Rethinking Druid's User Experience

Apache Druid has always been a fast, powerful, and scalable, but it has never been "user-friendly" from a UX perspective. This talk will examine how the Druid UX is being redesigned from the ground up. This will make Druid straightforward to get started with, load data into, and manage at scale.


September 19, 2019

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