Using Grafana to Report MicroStrategy Usage

At work, we live and breathe MicroStrategy. So when they announced that the 2019 version will start phasing out Enterprise Manager in favor of Platform Analytics for internal reporting, I was intrigued. From what I can see, MicroStrategy is now reporting realtime usage by using a combination of Kafka and their home-brew Multiple Table Data…

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Microcharts on OLED displays using a Raspberry Pi

When you think of microcharts, you probably think of something like these: This is fine if you want to display it on a traditional screen, but what if you don’t want it to take real estate on your computer screen or cellphone? What if you want something nice and bright and readily available? Enter the…

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Analytics on your keyboard? Why not?

Intro I’ve owned a Razer keyboard for a while now. I’ve always loved the fact that the keys light up according to the context of the application. For the most part this means that the keyboard will react to context. Amongst the supported apps there is one cool Adobe Photoshop integration, but mostly it’s games.…

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