Pre-Fosdem Elasticsearch guru gathering :)

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ICAB Business & Technology Incubator

Rue des Pères Blancs, 4 · 1040 Brussel-Bruxelles

How to find us

Green door, first floor on the right. (Subway station Petillon)

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Meetup program #ESBeLux

6h00: Opening meetup with a Belgian beer networking drink (to make sure you're on time)

6h30: Start of presentations

• Building an SEO index ( with Elasticsearch for[masked] websites by SEO guru: Nils De Moor (

Lessons learned from setting up Elasticsearch and running production clusters on Amazon AWS.

• Monitoring with the ELK Stack by devops guru: Kris Buytaert (

How Logstash brings devs and ops closer together...

• BigBoards Hex ( "Datacenter on your desk" by Hex gurus Daan Gerits ( & Wim Van Leuven (

In this hands-on presentation we'll show you how to turn a BigBoards Hex into your personal ElasticSearch laboratory. Do you want to truly learn ElasticSearch? The ins and out of scalable search? How does failover really work? The true gut of the cluster? You can off course toy with the software stack (Marvel really is a marvel). But, you can also experiment with the hardware. What really happens if a node breaks? Aren't we all just curious?

• Q&A-session by Elasticsearch founder Shay Banon (

Prepare your questions, the best ones get rewarded with official Elasticsearch swag...

20h30 Pizza & Belgian beers.

21h30 - 23h45 Optional session for Elasticsearch, Docker and Mesos die-hards: Hackathon at Woorank ( office (next door) with BigBoards Hex ( coding action.

Consider it a great way to start your open source weekend :)


Toon (, Eric ( & Sandy ( from

P.S. In celebration of Fosdem (, our friends of the Betacowork ( let you cowork for free ( in the meetup location prior to our gathering. Ping and/or thank ( them for more :)

Event hashtag #ESBeLux