Building a new community from the ground up is an exciting, and nerve-wracking, process. To rephrase the famous line from the movie Field of Dreams: If we build it, will they come? In the case of our first-ever New York City user group, which took place on March 1, the answer was a happy... more
Senior Director of Strategic Growth
Jon Silvers works at the intersection of marketing and community at Trifacta. Prior to Trifacta, Jon worked at a database-as-a-service company, Compose, which was acquired by IBM in 2015.
This week, in the spirit of the premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, we devoted our weekly wrangling challenge to all things Star Wars. Could we figure out which species preferred to live on swamp planets? Or how fast spaceships fly? We tasked our team to find out. In this post, I’ll share a bit of... moreJon Silvers | December 20, 2017
JSON is a popular file format used to store unstructured content. Many popular databases use JSON to, for example, store media files. While it’s very easy for machines to parse JSON, JSON presents some challenges for analysts because data is nested inside of the document. For our example, we’ll look at Twitter... moreJon Silvers | October 27, 2017