David Gildeh

David is a serial entrepeneur, having founded and sold his last start-up, SambaStream, to Alfresco in 2011, where he became Director of Cloud Services, launching their Cloud Business. David looks after the business so the rest of the team can focus on delivering an awesome product for our customers.

Recent Posts

New Feature: Docker Monitoring

Posted by : David Gildeh | Product Updates, Docker Containers, Feature, Docker

Docker was like teenage sex, everyone talked about it but hardly anyone was actually doing it, at least in production anyway. However in the last 12 months, it appears there’s been a tectonic shift towards Docker, and more and more of our customers have started putting significant production workloads onto Docker.

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#DOXLON Mar 2017—Native, Distributed Storage For Kubernetes, and More

Posted by : David Gildeh | Meetup, DevOps Exchange London, DOXLON

If you were unable to make the KubeCon Berlin, this is another opportunity to hear from Joseph Jacks, one of the founders of Kismatic (the enterprise Kubernetes company, now Apprenda), and a founder of KubeCon. Joseph discussed native, distributed storage for Kubernetes.

We also heard from Bobby DeVeaux, one of our favourite people in DevOps, who presented his most recent project, a production-ready scalable Docker Swarm using Terraform and Packer. Mangirdas Judeikis from Red Hat provided a deep dive to OpenShift and how it works with containers. Cameron Adams took us through how ITV have been using Docker & Selenium to reduce their build pipeline from 4 hours to 40 minutes.

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#DOXLON Feb 2017 - Building a Culture of Innovation at Ticketmaster

Posted by : David Gildeh | Meetup, DevOps Exchange London, DOXLON

February DOXLON tackled scaling a massive IOT infrastructure, internal certificate management, and learnings from a DevOps-flavored journey to a culture of innovation. As usual, we learned from some of the best engineering teams out there: EVRYTHING, Smarkets and Ticketmaster.

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Introducing Outlyer: Monitoring, Done Differently

Posted by : David Gildeh

How our $5MM Series A has changed our team, product, and brand  

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#DOXLON Jan 2017 - FinTech Infrastructure Challenges

Posted by : David Gildeh | Meetup, DevOps Exchange London, DOXLON

In this edition of DOXLON, Oliver Beattie from Monzo, a banking app, talked us through their network architecture, how they have secured it, and the lessons they've learned along the way. Chris Sinjakli from GoCardless discussed the importance of reliability, and dove into a recent feature for zero-downtime patch upgrades. Last but not least, Ed Hargin and Kyrylo Novotarskyi from TransferWise talked about their move from a monolithic codebase and shared infrastructure towards independent infrastructure management that is better focused on helping solve customer problems.

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#DOXLON Nov 2016 - ELK Stack & Beats, Splunk @ Strft & cgroupv2 at Facebook

Posted by : David Gildeh | DOXLON, DevOps, Docker, Linux

At the November DOXLON, Facebook gave us an in-depth look into the way we have managed containers over the past 8 years, and why a complete overhaul is coming, with an entirely new control group system. Epam Systems showed us how to use the ELK stack together with Beats Plugin data shippers for system metrics, along with monitoring multiple Docker containers. Neil Chowdhury at Strft focused on how they are using Splunk and data models for collaboration, and the need for semantic logging.

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Monitoring is a Journey, Not a Destination

Posted by : David Gildeh | Monitoring Wisdom

Not a lot of people know this, but our original name, Dataloop.IO, derives from the term OODA Loop (It was either that or OODA Daddy!). OODA Loop is a term I learned about in the Big Data space when we were starting out, and has really driven our thinking around how we’ve designed Outlyer to help online services become more agile and competitive through monitoring.

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#DOXLON October 2016 - Container Orchestration

Posted by : David Gildeh | Meetup, DevOps Exchange London, DOXLON

October brought to DOXLON that hot industry topic: containers.  With three lightning talks plus an expert panel discussion, we shed light on differences between most important container orchestration technologies. 

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The Ultimate Guide to Monitoring Microservices

Posted by : David Gildeh | DevOps Wisdom, Monitoring, Microservices, DevOps | 1 Comment

 

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#DOXLON DevOps Exchange (March 17) - DevOps Exchange March 2016

Posted by : David Gildeh | DevOps Exchange London, DOXLON, DevOps Exchange (DOXLON), DevOps

This past March, we held our DevOps Exchange London at Marks & Spencer HQ on March 17th. As usual, we had an eventful evening with good chats, networking, pizza and drinks to commemorate St. Patrick's Day. Join DevOps Exchange London Meetup to stay tuned for all future events: DOXLON Meetup.

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