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Yandu Oppacher

Developer, Shopify

Yandu spent seven years working on the relational engine of IBM’s Cognos BI and reporting tool, working with dozens of vendors and helping to rebuild their 15 year old engine. For the past year and a half he’s been working on Shopify’s data engineering team to help build a new framework for dimensionally modeling Shopify’s data.


The Little Warehouse That Couldn’t, Or: How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Move to Spark

Shopify’s commerce platform now powers over 150K merchants and continues to grow. The huge volume and variety of our data pushed our homegrown reporting and warehousing system to the edge. As the maintenance and performance…