Five Sessions to Attend at Join Conference in San Francisco


Nicole Nearhood

Event Coordinator at SingleStore

Five Sessions to Attend at Join Conference in San Francisco

Join Conference in San Francisco brings together thousands of companies across the globe that build their businesses with Looker. The developers responsible for this revolution need a place to share their experiences on this journey.

This year, Join will offer even more breakout sessions led by Looker subject matter experts and top customers. This informative mixture of lectures, demonstrations, and guest speakers is geared towards keeping attendees informed on technical content, customer stories, and new launch announcements.

SingleStore is exhibiting in the Sponsor Expo, so stop by our kiosk #2 to view a demo and speak with our subject matter experts.

Here are our top session picks for you to attend at the event.

Driving Adoption — Tips, Tricks & Everything in Between

Thursday, September 14, 11:15am – 12:00pm
Lucas Thelosen, VP, Professional Services, Looker

Looker Professional Services will present an overview of challenges faced when releasing Looker to a team of end-users, both technical and non-technical, and how they have seen solutions working out. Gain insight into how we teach everything from from the simplest concepts (what is your data) to advanced explores for the highly curious.

Turn Looker Into Your To Do List

Thursday, September 14, 1:00pm – 1:45pm
Jamie Davidson, VP Platform, Looker

Step up your game by using Looker as a platform for operations. Learn from the experts on Looker integrations that will allow you to turn your data insights into action items.

Scaling to 800 Looker Users at BuzzFeed

Thursday, September 14, 1:25pm – 1:45pm
Nick Hardy, Senior Business Analyst, Data Science, BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed has one of the largest internal Looker user bases. From data pipelines and permissions, to models and PDTs, discover what they’ve found works (and doesn’t!) on their path to 800 users.

Analyzing & Optimizing Redshift Performance

Friday, September 15, 2:00pm – 2:20pm
Fabio Beltramini, Customer Success Analyst, Looker

Learn how you can leverage our Redshift Performance blocks to analyze your redshift usage and decrease query latency.

How Blue Apron Managed Rapid Growth with Looker and Google BigQuery

Friday, September 15, 11:00am – 11:20am
Sam Chase, Tech Lead Data Operations, Blue Apron
Andrew Rabinowitz, Data Engineer, Blue Apron

In the past five years, Blue Apron has grown from three founders hand-packing boxes to a public company serving millions. But as they grew so did their data, and suddenly performance was a huge problem. Hear how Blue Apron uses Kafka, Google BigQuery and Looker to store, stream and analyze data.