Meetup #96

Building a Modern Data Analytics Stack

In this Meetup, Jeff sets up a modern data analytics stack with Fivetran, DBT, and Snowflake among other tools. Jeff also shows how to quickly set up a modern data analytics stack so that companies can collect data from their frontend and backend, move to an analytics database, and then perform queries to ultimately present in a data dashboard.

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In this episode

Jeff Katz

Jeff Katz

Co-Founder, Jigsaw Labs

Jeff Katz has taught and developed curricula in machine learning, web development, and data engineering since 2015. Jeff has taught over 350 students to code. In 2019 he co-founded Jigsaw Labs, a part-time boot camp that trains students to become data engineers in six months.

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Demetrios Brinkmann

Demetrios Brinkmann

Host

Demetrios is one of the main organizers of the MLOps community and currently resides in a small town outside Frankfurt, Germany. He is an avid traveller who taught English as a second language to see the world and learn about new cultures. Demetrios fell into the Machine Learning Operations world, and since, has interviewed the leading names around MLOps, Data Science, and ML. Since diving into the nitty-gritty of Machine Learning Operations he felt a strong calling to explore the ethical issues surrounding ML. When he is not conducting interviews you can find him making stone stacking with his daughter in the woods or playing the ukulele by the campfire.

Ben Epstein

Ben Epstein

Host

Ben was the machine learning lead for Splice Machine, leading the development of their MLOps platform and Feature Store. He is now a founding software engineer at Galileo (rungalileo.io) focused on building data discovery and data quality tooling for machine learning teams. Ben also works as an adjunct professor at Washington University in St. Louis teaching concepts in cloud computing and big data analytics.