Thomas Hazel

Thomas Hazel

Founder, CTO & Chief Scientist, ChaosSearch
Thomas Hazel is Founder, CTO, and Chief Scientist of ChaosSearch. He is a serial entrepreneur at the forefront of communication, virtualization, and database technology and the inventor of ChaosSearch's patented IP. Thomas has also patented several other technologies in the areas of distributed algorithms, virtualization and database science. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from University of New Hampshire, Hall of Fame Alumni Inductee, and founded both student & professional chapters of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

Recent Posts

10 min read

Think you need a data lakehouse?

By Thomas Hazel on Aug 10, 2021 1:30:06 PM
Think you need a data lakehouse?

Let’s take a look at the gap between data lakehouse ideals and execution in today’s market. We’ll explore the key features that a data lakehouse should have, crucial pain points that need to be addressed, and where modern data lakehouse solutions are missing the mark.


8 min read

The Multi-Model Database Dilemma

By Thomas Hazel on Jun 22, 2021 3:26:28 PM
The Multi-Model Database Dilemma

In this blog post, we’ll show you why today’s multi-model solutions miss the mark (and why it matters) and share our vision for a True Multi-Model Data Platform


9 min read

Data Lake vs Data Warehouse

By Thomas Hazel on Jun 3, 2021 4:58:26 PM
Data Lake vs Data Warehouse

Trying to understand the difference between data lakes and data warehouses? ChaosSearch has you covered. Come learn the differences and find out what your needs dictate.


2 min read

Cyber Defense Magazine Names ChaosSearch “Cutting Edge” in Cybersecurity Analytics

By Thomas Hazel on May 17, 2021 4:29:20 PM
Cyber Defense Magazine Names ChaosSearch “Cutting Edge” in Cybersecurity Analytics

ChaosSearch won the 2021 InfoSec “Cutting Edge in Cybersecurity Analytics” award from Cyber Defense Magazine!

Topics: SecOps

5 min read

Threat Hunting Frameworks and Methodologies: An Introductory Guide

By Thomas Hazel on Apr 29, 2021 12:30:00 PM
Threat Hunting Frameworks and Methodologies: An Introductory Guide

Organizations with formal frameworks or methodologies are more likely to detect vulnerabilities than those that do not. We’ll show you where to begin.


3 min read

The Hidden Costs of Your ELK Stack [VIDEO]

By Thomas Hazel on Apr 12, 2021 2:13:41 PM
The Hidden Costs of Your ELK Stack [VIDEO]

The downsides of ELK go far beyond the bottom line, affecting the scalability of organizations as centralizing data becomes more and more painful. Learn more.

Topics: ELKLog Analysis

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AWS Monitoring Challenges: Avoiding a Rube Goldberg Approach to AWS Management [VIDEO]

By Thomas Hazel on Apr 5, 2021 1:51:36 PM
AWS Monitoring Challenges: Avoiding a Rube Goldberg Approach to AWS Management [VIDEO]

AWS monitoring can be difficult due to the fragmentation of AWS services, lack of sophisticated analytics tools and complicated data ingestion. Read this overview.


3 min read

Data Lake Opportunities: Rethinking Data Analytics Optimization [VIDEO]

By Thomas Hazel on Mar 30, 2021 12:00:00 PM
Data Lake Opportunities: Rethinking Data Analytics Optimization [VIDEO]

Traditional data lakes and data management strategies come with challenges, but there are solutions that can optimize your business’s data analytics outcomes.


4 min read

Data Lake Challenges: Or, Why Your Data Lake Isn’t Working Out [VIDEO]

By Thomas Hazel on Mar 29, 2021 12:00:00 PM
Data Lake Challenges: Or, Why Your Data Lake Isn’t Working Out [VIDEO]

Many organizations go about building data lakes in a way that undercuts the value they’re trying to deliver. Let us break down the challenges.


7 min read

How To Use the MITRE ATT&CK Framework

By Thomas Hazel on Mar 18, 2021 10:30:49 AM
How To Use the MITRE ATT&CK Framework

Enhance your Enterprise data security using the MITRE ATT&CK framework for cyber threat intelligence, detection, analysis- and more.