What we're about

This group is for anyone interested in Elastic open source projects Elasticsearch, Kibana, Logstash, and Beats, (www.elastic.co/products). We cover search, logging, analytics & data visualization. We welcome talks on any aspect of data exploration.

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## We want to hear from you — and so do other meetup members!

Present about your Elastic Stack stories, be it a lightning talk or a 25-45 minute presentation with Q&A. Our Speaker Guide [1] is full of tips on giving a stellar presentation. If you’re interested visit the elastic/call-for-meetups repo [2].

[1]: https://eemrich.gitbooks.io/elastic-user-group-speaker-guidelines/content/

[2]: https://github.com/elastic/call-for-meetups

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## Host a meetup:

Hosting a meetup at your office, is another way to get more involved with the community. This is a great way to showcase your space (especially if you’re trying to recruit). Your facilities don't need to be fancy — we're looking for a comfortable vibe, a projector, screen, chairs, and a place to serve refreshments. Email meetups@elastic.co if you’re interested.

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## Local community organizers wanted!

We’d love to have this user group meet more regularly, so we’re looking for a local organizer who will help the group thrive, and the Community Team at Elastic is here to support you. If you’re interested email us at meetups@elastic.co.

We know that people enjoy giving back to the communities they care about, so we've created a guide [1] to help you get started on your path to starting a Meetup.com user group.

[1]: https://www.elastic.co/community/usergroupguide#overview

### What you’ll gain by being a Community Organizer?:

• Public speaking experience

• Community leadership and contribution

• Networking opportunities

• Learn new technical use cases and share your expertise

• Special Elastic swag (and bragging rights, of course).

### Expectations:

• Be a fan of Elastic and possess motivation to help build the community

• Commit to organizing the user group for at least one calendar year (at least 3-4 meetups a year)

• Attend the meetups

• Help find speakers and hosts (Elastic can help connect you with other users)

• Create meetup.com announcement (Elastic can help promote)

• Order food & beverages (Elastic is happy to sponsor)

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## Learn more about Elastic

• Elastic Community: https://www.elastic.co/community

• Monthly Community Newsletter: https://www.elastic.co/community/newsletter

• Discussion Forums: https://discuss.elastic.co/

## Code of Conduct

This Meetup community adheres to the

Elastic Community Code of Conduct (https://www.elastic.co/community/codeofconduct). Attendance to events run as part of this Meetup group means you agree to be an awesome human and engage by these rules.

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Getting Started with Elastic Search in Google Cloud

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THIS IS A FREE EVENT - PLEASE FINISH YOUR RSVP IN THE LINK BELOW https://community.elastic.co/events/details/elastic-houston-presents-getting-started-with-elastic-search-in-google-cloud/ Join us for a joint Meetup between Elastic and GDG Houston Communities to learn about Observability on Cloud. Speaker, Aravind Putrevu, Elastic Community Developer Advocate, will take us through what Observability is with a live demo.  More details: The most common reaction by far today regarding Observability is: - How do I approach Observability? - What tools can help build a scalable platform? - What processes/practices should I follow? In this talk we will take a look at: - What is ‘Observability’? - Pillars of Observability - Shipping/Integrating data to Elastic Stack using Beats, Fluentd, Prometheus - Elastic Common Schema - Adding Tracing to Applications All this in a live demo from an application running on Kubernetes in Google Cloud . Agenda --- Speaker Aravind Putrevu - Elastic (Developer Advocate) Aravind works at Elastic as a Developer Advocate and looks after Developer Relations function in India. He has experience working in Cloud Security and Financial Domains. He has interest in Search and Analytics, Security, IoT and Machine Learning. In his free time, he plays around with a RasPi or Arduino :) Hosted By Vishal Pallerla, Co-Organizer --- Partner Google Developer Group - Houston (https://www.meetup.com/Google-Developer-Group-GDG-Houston/) Google Developers Group (GDG) Houston (https://gdghoustontx.org/) is a local community-run meetup for developers in and around the diverse city of Houston interested to learn, share resources related to Google & Open Source technologies. We strive for a mix of speakers from local members and experts to Google evangelists. The membership is free & open to all the tech enthusiasts and run by passionate individuals in the developer community. GDG Houston is inclined towards bringing awareness of available Google and Open Source products everything from Android to APIs. If you would like to meet cool and smart tech people in the city, join us. If you are a company or organization, and willing to co-host events with us, leave us a message. Disclaimer: GDG Houston is an independent group; our activities and the opinions expressed here should in no way be linked to Google, the corporation. To learn more about the GDG program, visit https://developers.google.com/groups/ --- THIS IS A FREE EVENT - PLEASE FINISH YOUR RSVP IN THE LINK BELOW https://community.elastic.co/events/details/elastic-houston-presents-getting-started-with-elastic-search-in-google-cloud/

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