Data, data everywhere and not a stop to think

The Stack Overflow Podcast

Ben and Ryan are joined by Nick Heudecker, Senior Director of Market Strategy and Competitive Intelligence at Cribl, to discuss the state of data and analytics. They cover GenAI, the role of incumbents vs. startups, challenges of data storage and security, data quality and ETL pipelines, measures of data quality for GenAI, and Cribl’s role in the data and observability space.

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Cribl Stream is their vendor-agnostic observability pipeline.

If you’re new to the term, the observability pipeline is a crucial component of the cloud-native world.

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00:00 Introduction and Background

03:23 The Data Landscape and Generative AI

06:08 Incumbents vs. Startups in the Data Space

07:46 Challenges of Data Storage and Exfiltration

09:38 Securing Large Warehouses of Data

12:21 Data Quality and ETL Pipelines

16:05 Measures of Data Quality for Gen AI

22:04 Cribl’s Role in the Data and Observability Space

26:20 The Pros and Cons of Richer Observability Monitoring

28:11 Closing Remarks and Shoutout

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