Coffee Sessions #91

The Shipyard: Lessons Learned While Building an ML Platform / Automating Adherence

Joseph Haaga and the Interos team walk us through their design decisions in building an internal data platform. Joseph talks about why their use case wasn't a fit for off the self solutions, what their internal tool snitch does, and how they use git as a model registry. Shipyard blogpost series: https://medium.com/interos-engineering.

Take-aways

Standards let you build a Platform alongside users. Automating adherence to those standards builds goodwill with users!

In this episode

Joseph Haaga

Joseph Haaga

Lead MLOps Engineer, Interos

Joseph leads the ML Platform team at Interos, the operational resilience company. He was introduced to ML Ops while working as a Senior Data Engineer and has spent the past year building a platform for experimentation and serving. He lives in Washington, DC, with his dog Cheese.

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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.

Vishnu Rachakonda

Vishnu Rachakonda

Host

Vishnu Rachakonda is the operations lead for the MLOps Community and co-hosts the MLOps Coffee Sessions podcast. He is a machine learning engineer at Tesseract Health, a 4Catalyzer company focused on retinal imaging. In this role, he builds machine learning models for clinical workflow augmentation and diagnostics in on-device and cloud use cases. Since studying bioengineering at Penn, Vishnu has been actively working in the fields of computational biomedicine and MLOps. In his spare time, Vishnu enjoys suspending all logic to watch Indian action movies, playing chess, and writing.