Imply Corporation

Imply is a computer software company founded by the creators of Druid , which aims to help organizations with exploratory data analysis using Druid. [1]

History

Imply’s co-founders of Metamarkets, a San Francisco-based data startup. [2] Imply’s co-founders are: Fangjin Yang , one of the original co-authors of Druid, Gian Merlino, and Vadim Ogievetsky, who was involved in the development of D3.js

In 2011, the Druid project was started at Metamarkets to power an analytics product. Druid was opened in October 2012 under the GPL license. [3] [4] Over time, notable organizations including Netflix [5] and Yahoo [6] adopted the project into their technology stacks. Metamarkets to increase the license of the project to Apache . [7] With the growing popularity of the open source project, the creators of the project at Metamarkets decided to form Imply. In October 2015, Imply announced that it had raised $ 2 million from Khosla Ventures . [8] The company said it would contribute to Druid. [9]

References

  1. Jump up^ Imply. “Imply – About” . imply.io . Retrieved 2016-07-08 .
  2. Jump up^ Imply. “Imply – About” . imply.io . Retrieved 2016-07-08 .
  3. Jump up^ Higginbotham, Stacey. “Gigaom | Open Metamarkets Druid, its in-memory database” . Retrieved 2016-07-08 .
  4. Jump up^ druid. “Druid | Introducing Druid” . druid.io . Retrieved 2016-07-08 .
  5. Jump up^ druid. “Druid | Introducing Druid” . druid.io . Retrieved 2016-07-08 .
  6. Jump up^ “Complementing Hadoop at Yahoo: Interactive Analytics with Druid” . Retrieved 2016-07-08 .
  7. Jump up^ Harris, Derrick. “Gigaom | The Druid real-time database moves to an Apache license” . Retrieved 2016-07-08 .
  8. Jump up^ “Imply launches with $ 2M to commercialize the Druid open-source data store” . VentureBeat . Retrieved 2016-07-08 .
  9. Jump up^ Imply. “Announcing Imply: An Enterprise Solution for Druid and Interactive Analytics at Scale” . imply.io . Retrieved 2016-07-08 .