At Timeplus, we drink our own champagne and apply our technologies in many different use cases. Many our customers also contribute creative ways to build real-time solutions with Timeplus. This document lists known use cases in different categories. Hopefully this can inspire you to gain more insights from real-time data with low cost and effort.
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Real-time post-trade analytics
Based on real-world customer scenarios for post-trade capital markets, we turn real-time market and transaction data into real-time insights.
"Timeplus fills a major gap in today’s rapidly changing markets, where businesses must go real-time or become obsolete. It makes extracting insights from streaming data even easier, saving us from writing thousands of lines of code and hundreds of hours of development. The ability to monitor and analyze massive amounts of real-time investment data leads to greater risk control and cost analysis.” -Ling Wang, Head of IT, Huatai Securities
As one of our first case studies, check out how leading fintech player Alpha Stream deployed Timeplus to quickly upgrade its real-time analytics capabilities.
"We are able to simply plug the sources into Timeplus and start writing queries over the streaming data to get the results. No need to compile and deploy a code. This makes prototyping to deploy applications really fast." -Hamilton Araujo, Managing Director, Alpha Stream
At Timeplus, we collect various logs, metrics and usage data and send them to our own Timeplus workspace for continuously infrastructure monitoring and alerts.
Metering for usage-based pricing
By leveraging streaming SQL, Versioned Stream, HTTP ingestion, HTTP sink and many other features, we collect real-time infrastructure usage per tenants, apply lookup and aggregation, and send data to our usage-based pricing vendor, (Paigo).
Real-time GitHub insights
We all love GitHub. But do you know what’s trending on Github right now? We built a real-time app with Timeplus API and GitHub API.
SOC2 compliance dashboards&alerts
Timeplus has achieved SOC2 Type 1 compliance since April 2023. We chose Drata to help us automates the compliance journey. We setup a process to call Drata Open API, and send the compliance findings to Timeplus as a JSON document. We then set up dashboards and a Slack sink to help us monitor the compliance to-do items.
Container vulnerability monitoring
Build real-time monitoring systems for container vulnerabilities with Timeplus. Eric Guo, DevOps Director of Aurora Health Science & Technology Co., shares how his team set up a system to provide actionable insights to keep their system secure at all times.
"We are delighted to have integrated Timeplus into our data infrastructure at Aurora, replacing our previous Flink clusters while utilizing just a fraction of the hardware resources, a reduction of nearly 80%. With Timeplus, we have significantly improved the analytical capabilities of AuroraPrime, reducing the turnaround time for user-facing reports and dashboards." – Eric Guo, DevOps Director, Aurora
Monitor Superblocks user activities
At Timeplus, we built a few internal tools with Superblocks. To track how our internal tools are being used, we configured Superblocks to send audit logs and user activities to Confluent Cloud, then load them into Timeplus. Next, we built dashboards and alerts in our own platform to understand the usage or capture any potential issues.
Protect sensitive information in Slack
Many organizations rely on Slack to connect people, tools, customers, and partners in a digital HQ. We built a showcase app to demonstrate how to process messages in real-time and trigger actions via the Timeplus platform, for example, removing messages that contain sensitive keywords.
Real-time fleet monitoring
Gain real-time visibility into fleet operations using only SQL. Based on real-world customer scenarios, here's how to monitor the entire truck fleet’s status in real-time to detect speeding and fatigued drivers, and to conduct geofencing related checks.
"We are thrilled to partner with Timeplus and gain real-time visibility to our 2000+ trucks, with much lower latency, smarter alerts and shorter Time-To-Value, compared to our previous solutions." - Minfeng Xie, Chief Technology Officer, Duckbill
Real-time sensor data from your phone
Sensor Logger is a free, easy-to-use, cross-platform data logger that logs readings from common motion-related sensors on smartphones. It can push data to Timeplus via the Ingest API, allowing you to build real-time dashboards.
Analyze Livepeer Video Engagement Metrics
Video engagement metrics are important to video creators, which serve as valuable indicators of content quality, help users manage their time effectively, facilitate interaction with content creators and other viewers, and contribute to the overall user experience on video-sharing platforms.
In May 2023, Livepeer released their version of these engagement metrics offering detailed information on viewer behavior and playback quality on your platform. The API includes engagement metrics such as view counts and watch time, as well as performance metrics such as error rate, time to first frame, rebuffer ratio, and exit-before-starts across a variety of dimensions.
In this blog, we showed you how Timeplus can be used to create analytic solutions for Livepeer’s engagement metrics with a few commands.
Auth0 notifications for new signups
Like many other companies, we chose Auth0 as the authentication and authorization platform for our cloud offering. With our powerful Ingestion API, we can easily route all Auth0 new user signup events to Timeplus with webhook, then build real-time slack notifications to one private channels for Product Manager to engage with new users at real-time.
HubSpot custom dashboards/alerts
We use HubSpot as our CRM system. We have built sink connectors for both AirByte and Meltano Batch jobs are configured to use the HubSpot source connector to send data to Timeplus workspace. This kind of basic customer information can be used to build custom dashboards, alerts and lookups to enrich other data.
Jitsu clickstream analysis
We use the open source Jitsu platform to collect event data from every source - web, email, chatbot, CRM - into our choice of data stack: Timeplus. The free version of Jitsu Cloud allows you to send events out via a webhook. With our powerful Ingestion API, those page view data arrive in Timeplus workspace in real-time and help us to understand the usage pattern, from past 0.6 second to past 6 months.
Real-time Twitter marketing
Twitter(X) is all about what is happening and what people are talking about right now. We partner with datapm and published a blog to share how Timeplus and DataPM can help you develop a real-time Twitter marketing app within a few minutes, without a single line of code. This makes it super easy to create real-time social listening apps to understand how customers are talking about your company or products, and plan your next social marketing campaign with trending hot topics.
Wildfire monitoring and alerting
We partnered with Crul to analyze wildfire website data and send to Timeplus with customized monitoring and alerting.
A data-driven parent
One passionate Timeplus user shared how to use Timeplus to analyze baby names from data provided by Data.gov.
Now that my wife has some great name suggestions at her fingertips (in real-time, I gave her a dashboard and I'm sending a Kafka stream to her phone for extra annoyance), she'll be able to make an informed decision.