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

#DOXLON DevOps Exchange (Apr 15) – NoSQL & DevOps

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

Did the appearance of NoSQL influence DevOps? Or was it viceversa? What’s sure is that NoSQL technologies are both used by many DevOps-friendly tools (e.g. Elasticsearch in ELK) and the target of much automation when they are part of distributed systems that need automation and management.

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#DOXLON DevOps Exchange (Mar 15) – DevOps for Windows, an Oxymoron?

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

This month's meetup was for the significant number of you who live in the Windows world, and for those that are skeptical, a chance to see what life is like on the other side of the fence.

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#DOXLON DevOps Exchange (Feb 15) - Software Defined Infrastructure

Posted by : David Gildeh | DevOps Exchange London, DOXLON, DevOps Exchange (DOXLON) | 3 Comments

We kicked off the worlds largest DevOps meetup in 2015 with over 300 attendees, making this our largest meetup yet!

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Monitoring for Micro-Services

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

At Dataloop.IO, one of the key trends we're seeing in the monitoring space, is Micro-Services. Although Micro-Services tends to be adopted when an online service gets to scale, we've also seen smaller services and start-ups (including us) designing their architectures around this concept so they can scale up easily as they grow.

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#DOXLON DevOps Exchange (Dec14) – Battle of the Configuration Management tools

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

After only 9 meetups since we started DevOps Exchange London back in February, we are proud to announce we have grown to become THE WORLDS largest DevOps Meetup with over 1,650 members and between 200-300 attendees at every meetup!

We couldn't have got here without the amazing speakers, our partners and sponsors, and most importantly the London DevOps community coming back every month and telling their friends about us. It's great to see familiar faces in the audience and now with a bigger audience we're now attracting bigger sponsors (welcome Rackspace) and bigger speakers!

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#DOXLON DevOps Exchange (Oct14) – Lies, Damn Lies and Operational Metrics

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

Every month, DevOps Exchange gets bigger and better. We've been officially London's largest DevOps meetup for a while now, and are very close to being the worlds largest outside the US! With scale attracts great speakers who are happy to fly all the way in especially to talk at our events - as Paul Dix (Founder of InfluxDB, based in New York) and Torkel Ödegaard (Creator of Grafana, based in Stockholm) did last week!

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Our first birthday - One Year On

Posted by : David Gildeh | Anniversary, Company Updates | 1 Comment

Today is our first birthday! Exactly one year today, we incorporated Dataloop.IO, and began our journey to create the worlds best monitoring solution for Online Services.

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Why We Chose Dataloop.IO for Hive Home - Grant Smith

Posted by : David Gildeh | Customer Case Studies, Grant Smith, DevOps, Hive Home

This is a guest post by Grant Smith, author of Next Gen DevOps and former Head of Operations at British Gas's Hive Home service, a Dataloop.IO customer. Grant shares his rationale on why they chose Dataloop.IO for monitoring the Hive Home service.

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#DOXLON DevOps Exchange (Sept14) – Containers and Platforms

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


Last week we held the biggest DevOps Exchange London event yet, over 300 people attended on the night, and we'd like to thank our friends at Linux Recruit and AWS for their help! With talks on Kubernetes, Flynn and Elastic Beanstalk, this lineup was set to be a great one, and it didn't disappoint. If you missed out this time, check out next months event and join the meetup group here! All slides and videos from the meetup can be seen below.

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Dataloop.IO Secures $800k (£480k) Investment from Forward Partners

Posted by : David Gildeh | Investment, Company Updates

London, UK – September 29, 2014 – Dataloop.IO, a London start-up providing infrastructure monitoring software for online services, has closed an early seed round of $800k (£480k). The round was led by Nic Brisbourne at Forward Partners and includes angel investors John Powell, the co-founder of Alfresco, John Hughes, the Chairman of Just-Eat.com, Andy Mcloughlin, co-founder of Huddle, and Troy Collins co-founder of SecretEscapes.com.

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