Paul delves into some of the challenges involved in building a distributed database specifically for time series data. High write throughput, even higher read throughput, large range scans of data to answer queries, and large range deletes all conspire to make time series data both the worst and best use case to build for in distributed databases.

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About the speaker

Paul Dix
Paul Dix
Creator of InfluxDB

About the conference

dotScale 2015
The European Tech Conference on Scalability
Next edition: dotScale 2017 in Paris, France. Tickets available now!

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