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Questions tagged [analytics]

Analytics is the discovery and communication of meaningful patterns in data.

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How to share Firebase Analytics for just one App on a project? [on hold]

I'm aware that I can share Firebase Analytics of a whole project to someone, either via an Invitation or by connecting it to Google Analytics, but I'd like to share only one App's info, since two Apps ...
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Should I track my handled exceptions?

Various analytics tools will track the number of handled and unhandled exceptions (crashes) that happen in an app. This obviously helps us find problems we didn't know existed and will fix it. Quite ...
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Pulling analytics metrics from java application without code modifications

We use spring 4.3 and spring boot version 1.5 in our java based web application. For (product) analytics purposes we want to read the metadata of our product which is persisted in an RDBMS store (...
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Database design for a subscription service transactions

I need to create a table or a set of tables that needs to house transactional data of a subscription-based service, so that certain metrics can be queried efficiently paired with necessary post-...
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Application analytics - Logging with NoSQL/RDBMS, BigData [closed]

I need to architect a system for my company. My question is specific to logging. Part of the requirement is to log 2 kinds of data. A1. User events (Ex: UserA clicked on Button1, performed Action#21. ...
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Ideal AB testing architecture to optimize for engagement

I'm pushing out a new feature soon that has a lot of different UX components. The key metric that I want to track is user engagement (I have the equation for what this means for me and how to measure ...
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Architecture Design Approaches for Metric Collection

We want to pull application and business metrics from the source web application to track billing, usage and performance of the application. These metrics are to be stored in a different database (...
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How can I track who invited who to install?

After a user invites their contacts from within my app, I want to send the first user a notification "so and so installed the app, you can now connect with them." So when a user invites someone, I ...
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What time series database can support high cardinality?

I have a situation where I want to track page views, click events, etc. in a time series database but am having scalability issues in the case where I want to retrieve aggregated groups of data that ...
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How to get health insights of a process?

I have a process running in a Azure WebJob that generate an Excel file containing images and I want to measure the performance of this process in time. This process has the following metrics; The ...
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Are Timeseries Databases useful for non-numerical data?

I have a huge time series (about 30 million) of network paths with the following format: timestamp, path, latency The path is a sequence of IP address, so it can be represented either as a string or ...
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What are the some common practices for storing and accessing data for analytics?

If you need to access application information from a database for analytics, is it better to copy the information first and analyse the copy or is it okay to analyse the data retrieved fresh from the ...
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Compile analytics from millions of rows in PostgreSQL

How do we compile analytics from millions of rows in a PostgreSQL table? We pull order data from multiple CRM's and need to compile the data for reporting and each CRM has it's own orders table. We ...
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“OEM Embedded” vs “In-house Developed” Reports

We are developing a SaaS product with which we want to give our customers the ability to produce “real time” (i.e. users should be able to get response within seconds) reports. The “raw” (i.e. not ...
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What's the best way to track web application deployments in analytics?

I'm close to opening up access to a web application that I've built, and I wanted to make sure that I can link updates to the app to errors, or other changes in analytics data. My first thought was to ...
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Google Analytics Experiments with Ajax

This is a cross post from https://stackoverflow.com/questions/40544132/google-analytics-experiments-with-ajax. I though it is better to dicuss it here. I would like to integrate google analytics ...
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Near real-time analytics from Cassandra with frequent updates

We have an activity metrics page where users can select a date period and see other user's aggregated activity (by action) and optionally filter everything by 4 or 5 fields. Actions happen ...
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Architecture for Real Time data processing

I'm looking at building out the architecture for the following, and wanted to see what others think about it. Assume that the system is running some non-trivial algorithm (so it's not simply a sum ...
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Analytics Architecture for Multiple APIs

We’re building a platform of different APIs (every API is written by different team, different timezone). We want to implement unified analytics for all of the APIs to have one data lake as a single ...
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Why would one employ a POST-based search engine on their website?

A Google Search on this topic just returns results explaining how to hack Google Analytics site search for POST-based search engine measurement. So, I thought I would turn to you fine men and women ...
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How to perform summary analytics on production databases?

I want to use production data to generate "user activity" metrics. My thought is to set up a cron job that regularly reads production databases to summarize user activity and then stores the results ...
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Parsing JSON and creating analytics out of the data, what is the best way to do it?

I am on a project where I call an API and I want to make statistics with the data returned. It returns a big .json object. As that is not possible to flatten, and I am not interested on all the data ...
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Should we reuse web app logs for user behaviour analytics?

Our web app generates a large amount of logs. These logs include both events regarding background operations in the app (data arrives from the server, ajax failures, inter-component communication, etc....
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Best practices for dashboard of near real-time analytics

I’m currently building a dashboard to view some analytics about the data generated by my company's product. We use MySQL as our database. The SQL queries to generate the analytics from the raw live ...
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Feeding events to Elasticsearch, do I really need Logstash?

I'm designing an analytics system that feeds all events to Elasticsearch. The event lifecycle is as follows: Visitor does something. Custom analytics server gathers data, makes an event out of it and ...
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BigData: time-based word count

What we are trying to do: We're trying to build a system that will count the number of unique entries for a certain timeframe. It's working ok until the data grows up or the timeframe increase, then ...
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How to introduce Google Analytics code in a modular way?

We are working on a very large codebase. It's basically a web-based operating system, with its own file system and applications. The system's UIs are generated dynamically with Javascript. We've ...
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Contradiction of layered design and global data access for analytics reporting

While developing an application (mobile app for Android), our team always strives to use best development practices such as interfaces, layering and separation of concerns. When it comes to reporting ...
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Big Data: Can it be pre-processed?

My question is about "big data". Basically, big data involves the analysis of a large amount of data to make meaningful insights from it. I would like to know: Whether or not large amounts of data ...
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How to combine Google Analytics with Relational Database

I have a website with quite a lot of registered users, they are stored in a PostgreSQL database. I also running Google Analytics on the website to track the users. Is there a way to individually ...
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Why is it rare to collect analytics/usage data in open source software?

So, I've been developing some analytic software at my work and also have started to take more notice to analytics in general. For instance, I recently installed Google Analytics on my blog(which is ...
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Allow app analytics opt-out?

Given that mobile app analytics reporting can cost a customer data traffic that, unlike a web app, use of the mobile app may otherwise not require, should a mobile app provide a user accessible ...