Bosch is a multinational engineering and technology company headquartered in Gerlingen, Germany. It was founded in 1886 by Robert Bosch and is one of the largest suppliers of automotive components and industrial equipment worldwide. With a global presence, Bosch operates in more than 60 countries and employs over 400,000 people worldwide. The company has a reputation for its quality, reliability, and technological advancements, making it a trusted brand in various industries.
Cassandra is used as the backend storage for a large range of systems across the company. One such system is for managing the fleet of equipment at their manufacturing plants which keep track of information that include operating hours, production throughput per minute, shift rosters, parts and service history, production failure rate (parts-per-million) which are crucial for keeping tabs on the productivity of each machine.
Data is collected constantly and stored in time-series format and used to generate insights during production shifts as well as offline analysis to assist with investigations in the event of equipment failure or elevated failure rates.