Gary Dusbabek

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Gary Dusbabek

Rackspace, Apache


An Apache Cassandra committer and PMC member, Gary Dusbabek is a life-long programmer specializing in distributed systems. His past experience includes working with large-scale text and image indexes in the newspaper industry and high-volume advertisement booking software. Recent work at Rackspace includes working on Cassandra full-time and being a founding member of the Cloud Monitoring team. Gary currently works on the Cloud Metrics team that created the open source Blueflood metrics engine.

Proposals for this user

* Blueflood 2.0 and beyond: Distributed open source metrics processing

Blueflood is an open source metrics platform created by Rackspace to organize the massive amount of metrics generated by is internal and external monitoring systems. Building out Blueflood required careful attention to balance the needs of scale, usability and code maintenance.
Cooking 2014-03-24 14:36:00 +0000
Gary Dusbabek

* Blueflood: A case study in open-sourcing a large piece of infrastructure software

The hardest nut to crack in most open sources projects is usually not technical. Figuring out the right ingredients to a successful community is often the difference between successful and less-successful open source projects.
Culture 2014-03-24 14:41:16 +0000
Gary Dusbabek