Category: Tech
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Access Key Creation and Management Tool for User-facing Metrics

Here at Keen we’ve built the user-facing metrics and analytics API including a tool for creating Access Keys. Access Keys are authentication tokens that can be used to grant permission to read or write data to Keen, or automatically enrich events with entity data. The UI tool for managing Access Keys gives you a simple point-and-click […]

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New Architecture Design for Distributed Caching Fleet

This post explains how we were able to dramatically reduce query latency for all query types by evolving our query architecture. The Keen IO platform processes millions of adoc and batch queries daily, while maintaining a 99.9%+ uptime. Improved Query Response Times Let’s start with the results. Overall response times are more than half what they were before […]

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Delivering Embedded Analytics to Your Customers

More and more companies are making embedded analytics a core part of their product offering. Companies like Medium, Spotify, Slack, and Intercom are leveraging data as a core product offering to drive results. This isn’t just happening within high growth tech startups. In a recent survey, The Data Warehousing Institute found that around 30% of enterprises […]

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Just Released: Download to CSV + Clone Queries

We have some very exciting news to share today! We’ve released some updates to Keen’s Data Explorer that we think you’ll enjoy. Keen IO users can now: Download query results directly into CSV files Clone saved queries These two features have been widely requested by our community and we’re thrilled to make them available to everyone. How to download […]

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Keen Instant Analytics for Web

Keen IO Instant Analytics for Web Drop in this tracking snippet to effortlessly collect key web interactions like pageviews, clicks, and form submissions Want to quickly test out Keen? Need to get a quick sense of the key interactions on your website or web app? You’re in luck! We just released an Auto-Collector for Web. What does it do? Drop […]

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IoT Analytics over time with Keen and Scriptr

This is a guest post written by Ed Borden, Evangelist at Scriptr.io, VP Ads at Soofa. A large part of Internet of Things applications typically involves management operations; you want to know what your assets are doing right now and if you need to react in some way. I think about that ‘realtime’ domain as […]

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All the (internet of) THINGS!

Flashback Keen IO was born in 2012. From my perspective (call me a youngster), it seems as though we’ve kinda grown up with the Internet of Things (IoT), maturing through our toddler years and into mutual adolescence — I think that’s what four real-life years equates to in “startup years” …? But did you know that “IoT” has been a thing […]

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Announcing: Search on Keen Docs

We’ve been spending time working on the Developer Experience of using Keen, making the Keen documentation searchable is one of the first updates with more to come. Try it out here! In the weeks to come, we’re excited to write a technical blog post on how we implemented search in our docs with Algolia. At Keen IO, […]

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Custom Cohort Analysis is now Open Source

Build your own cohort analysis tools, with total control over the logic, look, and feel Today we’re releasing a new open source tool for cohort analysis. Cohort analysis is incredibly valuable when you’re trying to understand retention and patterns of behavior over time. If you’re not familiar with retention analysis by cohort, you can read more about […]

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How I Wrapped My Head Around Analytics-as-a-Service

In July I joined Keen IO, transitioning from working with organizations focused on the software development lifecycle (SDLC) to data analytics. Keen’s analytics SaaS is an end-to-end platform that allows organizations to approach data from an analytics-as-code perspective. To speed my learning process I began creating comparisons across the two industries to better understand the […]

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Lesson One

As Keen IO’s Chief Data Scientist, I’ve worked with thousands of companies over the years. Today I’m sharing one of the most impactful lessons we’ve learned in building successful analytics integrations. Today’s lesson is: take a moment to reflect on what you are trying achieve. Once you are confident about that, your decisions about what […]

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What we Learned Dogfooding our Native Analytics Product

This week, we released Project Analytics — a brand new analytics dashboard displaying service level usage for our customers. This project is the beginning of a new effort aimed at bringing greater insight and observability of Keen IO service usage to our customers. Many of our customers rely on our platform to deliver Native Analytics to their customers, directly in their […]