Rob Skillington, Staff Software Engineer at Uber helps run computers at Uber and leads the development of the open source metrics platform M3. He is the creator of M3DB, the time series database built for M3 to scale to the needs of Uber's ever-growing metrics footprint, now more than ten billion metrics. He is also a member of OpenMetrics, an effort to create an open standard for transmitting metrics at scale.
Linode is the Founding Member of TFiR. Founded in 2003, Linode helped pioneer the cloud computing industry. Today, it is the largest independent cloud provider in the world. Its mission to make cloud computing simple, accessible, and affordable to all, has put the Linode at the forefront of the Alternative Cloud movement.