• What's new in Elastic & Canvas at T-Mobile

    Microsoft Corporate Main Campus Building 18 Workshop

    Join us at the Microsoft campus in Redmond for a full evening with Elastic and T-Mobile. Hemant Malik from the Elastic team will talk about the new and upcoming features of the product. Then Jon Soini from T-Mobile will share the company's use of Canvas for data analysis and more. Agenda: - 5:50 to 6:10: Get some food, drinks and meet other members of the community and from Elastic. - 6:10 to 7:00: Talk #1: Using Canvas at T-Mobile "Let's talk presenting your data with Canvas, one of the newest features in Kibana. Jon Soini will present his exploration with Canvas and the results of building out an infographic-quality dashboard with real-time T-Mobile data. We can cover Canvas tips, pitfalls to avoid and give a live demo." - 7:00 to 8:00: What's new in Elastic "What's new in Elastic? We are already at 6.6.1. It's a hard one to pick one thing out of all that's added lately in the Elastic stack to make it that catchy title to get you to attend. Elastic APM agents for Java, Go, .NET (preview), Infrastructure UI, Log UI, Elastic Common Schema going Beta, Index Lifecycle Management: there is a lot can and will be covered in 'What's new'. Please join us to get an update on what's the latest with Elastic." Presenter: Hemant Malik – Elastic Important Details: Please be sure to RSVP as the attendants will need to be provided to building security ahead of time. Venue Maps: Google: https://www.google.com/maps/place/Microsoft+Building+18/@47.6442727,-122.1318368,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x54906d71da37e9a7:0xb664ca22bfa0b4bd!8m2!3d47.6442727!4d-122.1296481 Bing: https://www.bing.com/maps?q=microsoft+building+18&FORM=HDRSC4 The building 18 workshop is right in the center of building 18 in the 1st (ground) floor. We have visitors parking available in Microsoft building 16, 17, 18 and 25 all of which are next to each other. We will provide further details on how the parking exactly works.

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  • Running infrastructure at Elastic with Elastic

    Mercedes Benz - Seattle Hub

    We are back with another special event to kickoff Kubecon week in Seattle. Michael Russell, engineer from Elastic, will talk about his experience using Elastic to manage Elastic infrastructure. We will also be hosting a panel with different members of the Elastic team that will be in town for Kubecon. Here is the agenda we're aiming for: 6:30pm - Doors open, say hi, grab a seat, eat some food, score some swag 7:00pm - Micheal Russel's talk on "Running infrastructure at Elastic with Elastic" 7:30pm - Extended q&a panel - Michael, Dan, Ron, and Tanya. 8:15pm - Mingle and wrap things up. Talk details: Running infrastructure at Elastic with Elastic Michael is a software engineer on the Elastic Infrastructure team. The infrastructure team is responsible for building and running all aspects of the software to help software companies deliver great software. The team uses Elastic products as much as possible during their daily work, so we can get feedback and test new features as early as possible. During this presentation, Michael will lead you through our Stack products and share with us how we can use our products to get the job done. Bio: Michael Russell Elastic Software Engineer - Infrastructure Michael is a software engineer from Australia working for Elastic's infrastructure team, currently living in Utrecht, the Netherlands. To help software companies deliver great software and help users succeed, he focuses on building everything from day to day. He is passionate about developing proven architectures and has a strong interest in monitoring and automation. One of his most recent open source projects is kuberwatcher (https://github.com/elastic/kuberwatcher), which generates Watcher monitoring alerts based on Kubernetes tags and annotations. He is also working on a personal project called lope (https://github.com/Crazybus/lope), which uses Docker to debug, deploy, and test tools in the same operations across all environments and operating systems.

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  • Elasticsearch, you know...for more than search - Special Edition ft. Russ Cam

    We are thrilled to have Russ Cam, Sr. Software Engineer from Elastic, visiting us all the way from Australia. Russ is an amazing speaker with a broad range of knowledge on the stack ( https://www.elastic.co/blog/author/russ-cam ). Talk: "Elasticsearch, you know for more than search" Abstract Elasticsearch is a well known for being a powerful full-text search and analytics engine, but it's much more versatile than that. Join us as we explore how we can leverage Elasticsearch and the Elastic stack for a number of different use cases like: - Recommendations - Forensic analysis - Reactive monitoring - Anomaly Detection through Machine Learning and open up new ways to explore your data Speaker Bio Russ Cam is a Senior Software Engineer at Elastic, based out of Brisbane, Australia. Within Elastic, he's part of the Clients and Microsoft teams that look after the Elasticsearch clients, and all things Microsoft related, such as windows installers and Azure integrations. He has a keen interest in distributed systems, cloud computing and software design, patterns and practices, and enjoys contributing to open source projects, particularly when he has an itch to scratch!

  • Riding in Style with Elastic - On terraforming, testing and being productive

    Join the Seattle Elasticsearch Meetup group at Mercedes Benz R&D office downtown Seattle for a loaded night discussing how the devOps team at MBRD terraformed the whole Elastic infrastructure in Azure and allowed dev teams to spin up a full monitoring and logging customizable experience with the click of a button. We will also have extraordinary Dmitry Polyakovsky show us all how to get things done and be productive with the ELK Stack. The night will proceed with Sharmarke Aden on Elastic-powered testing frameworks. And before the night is over...Hemant Malik and Gerry Narvaja from Elastic will be presenting and discussing the Elastic stack latest release. Food, drinks and Elastic swag will be provided by the hosts. Agenda: 5:45-6:15: Eat, drink and meet fellow Elastic fans and members of the local Elastic team. Learn a little about iOT and connected cars from the Mercedes Benz R&D team, and collect some cool swag while at it. 6:15-6:45: Dmitry Polyakovsky - Getting stuff done with ELK stack and Beats Building ETL pipelines with Logstash and Ruby Monitoring prod infrastructure with Beats Managing terabytes of data in Elasticsearch Speaker Bio: Dmitry is a Sr. Software Developer with extensive coding and cloud experience. He likes ELK stack because it's a powerful multi-purpose tool that enables him to get stuff done. 6:45-7:15: MBRD team - ELK stack infrastructure as code - Terraforming Elastic in Azure Leveraging Terraform modules to customize any-size-any-cloud-anywhere stacks for logging and monitoring Monitoring K8's in a multi-application environment Building generic ingestion pipelines 7:15-7:35: Sharmarke Aden - Testify - testing ElasticSearch with minimal effort In a world where Microservices and CI/CD is the norm how do we make software testing simpler? Can we make it easy to explain and understand? Can we provide developers and framework makers a common testing tool to make their lives easier? With Testify I believe we can. In this talk I will demonstrate how to test ElasticSearch with Testify with minimal effort. Speaker Bio: Sharmarke is a software engineer who loves software craftsmanship and testing. He has worked at companies of various sizes, from startups to Fortune 50. His primary passion and focus is in backend software development. Currently, Sharmarke works at Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America where he’s building the next generation connected car cloud service. He spends some of his spare time working on Testify Project, a Java software testing tool that applies systems thinking to make software testing easy to understand, write and run. When he’s not coding, Sharmarke is playing with his infant son and trying to teach him sign language. 7:35-8:00: Hemant & Gerry (Elastic team) - Elastic Stack, new release features and announcements 8:00-8:30: Eat and drink some more, interact with the speakers and other Elastic users.

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  • The New T-Mobile App - Monitoring Dynamic Customer Experiences

    Join us for another Elastic night at T-Mobile's HQ in Bellevue. Jon, Ram, Calum & team will talk through how the T-Mobile app teams have built Elastic data flows to monitor all aspects of the customer experience with the new app. Food, drinks and limited Elastic swag will be available, starting at 5:30 PM. Come meet with other Elastic fans and engineers to share your experiences with the Elastic stack.

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  • Microsoft Visual Studio Team Services usage of Elasticsearch

    Microsoft Corporate Main Campus Building 18 Workshop

    Join us at the Microsoft campus in Redmond for a presentation from the VSTS team and some updates from ElasticON '18 that took place last month in San Francisco. We will have some food+drinks+snacks+swag and a few amazing talks around the Elastic stack, as usual. Agenda: - 5:45 to 6:15: Get some food, drinks and meet other members of the community and from Elastic. - 6:15 to 7:00: Microsoft Visual Team Services presentation - 7:00 to 7:45: ElasticON '18 highlights, by Hemant Malik - Elastic - 7:45 to 8:00: Q&A and more community announcements, food and drinks Summary: Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) is a cloud service for collaborating on code development. It provides an integrated set of features that you access through your web browser or IDE client, some of which includes source control, build and release management, agile planning, test management, wiki and much more. In this talk we will share more details on how we use Elasticsearch to light up the search experience of VSTS. Presenter: Mohammad Imran Siddique – Engineer (VSTS), with Microsoft since last 10 years Important Details: Please be sure to RSVP as the attendants will need to be provided to building security ahead of time. Venue Maps: Google: https://www.google.com/maps/place/Microsoft+Building+18/@47.6442727,-122.1318368,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x54906d71da37e9a7:0xb664ca22bfa0b4bd!8m2!3d47.6442727!4d-122.1296481 Bing: https://www.bing.com/maps?q=microsoft+building+18&FORM=HDRSC4 The building 18 workshop is right in the center of building 18 in the 1st (ground) floor. We have visitors parking available in Microsoft building 16, 17, 18 and 25 all of which are next to each other. We will provide further details on how the parking exactly works.

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  • Elastic stack at Zulily, 6.0 and more !

    WHAT WE WILL DO: Watch the Zulily team present the multiple applications of Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana at the Seattle e-commerce wonder. Nivetha, Mohammed and Marc will be talking about catalog curation to selling on site and how they leverage elasticsearch for it. After that, follow the Elastic team present the new great features of the brand new Elastic 6.0 stack. As a bonus, Paul Privateer - founder of Seattle Data For Good will let you know how you can participate in the ElasticON awarded project, NoSchoolViolence.org. A loaded session ! • Important to know Zulily is located at 2601 Elliott Ave -Seattle,WA 98121. There is an entrance on Vine street: http://bit.ly/2iXBChZ 6:15 - food+refreshments and special 6.0 launch celebratory treats 6:30 - Zulily presentation - Nivetha, Mohammed and Marc from the Zulily team 7:00 - NoSchoolViolence.org - Paul Privateer, Ph.D. 7:20 - Elastic 6.0 with Chad Pryor from the Elastic team 8:00 - More networking, Q&A,food !

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  • Introduction to Learning to Rank with Doug Turnbull

    Realself @ Capitol One Building

    Introduction to Learning to Rank - Doug Turnbull, Author Relevant Search & Relevance Consulting Lead OpenSource Connections "Learning to rank uses machine learning to model search relevance. It’s promise is to take away more complex manual relevance tuning and let machines optimize for the ideal ranking using user behavior (clicks, etc). Does it live up to this promise? We developed an Elasticsearch learning to rank plugin (http://github.com/o19s/elasticsearch-learning-to-rank) in partnership with Snagajob and Wikipedia. We have assisted with several implementations and have learned a great deal from the trenches. In this talk & discussion, we introduce you to Learning to Rank, how to use Learning to Rank in Production, and talk about the challenges & hurdles bringing Learning to Rank to production in diverse set of real-life scenarios." After the summer break we will pickup again from where we left and start the series with a great guest speaker from the East coast. Doug is a former ElasticON speaker, author and recognized expert in search and relevance. We will also be announcing the October meetup next week. There is a limited amount of official Elastic swag to be distributed in a first-come-first-serve basis and...of course... food and drinks for all participants. Official agenda coming soon. Please RSVP if you are planning to attend. A note about parking, by the hosts: "There is pay-parking available in our building at the 505 First Avenue S Garage. The entrance is on the west side of our building on Railroad Way S underneath the Alaskan Way viaduct. There are also several lots nearby on Jackson St, ample street parking, and if you're up for a walk, parking at the CenturyLink garage on Edgar Martinez blvd. Looking forward to seeing you all on Wednesday!"

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  • Machine Learning and Elasticsearch, hosted by Inspur USA ! CONFIRMED !!!

    Bellevue Technology Center (Building 2125)

    NOW CONFIRMED with venue and speaker(s) ! Hi once again Elastic friends, As we approach June, we are scheduling our next Meetup to coincide with the Elastic training crew that will be in town (if you haven't gone through their training classes, you should definitely check it out !). We will have Hemant from Elastic present the new Machine learning features in 5.4 and other talks. Inspur will be hosting the meetup in the conference center inside the Bellevue Technology Center campus, Tuesday June 6th, starting at 6:15PM. Address: Bellevue Technology Center (Building 2125) [masked]th Court NE Bellevue, WA 98008 If anybody has a short talk or experience to share, it is encouraged. Any level, any length, we would like for you to participate. Great opportunity to meet other members and Elastic employees to share stories and learn something new. Hope to see you all there next Tuesday ! Agenda: 6:00 - 6:30PM : Meet and greet, eat and drink 6:30 - Machine Learning with Elastic (talks and Q&A) More food and refreshments... Cheers, Rodrigo

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  • ReadyPulse and Experticity journey into Elasticsearch

    Join us on April 20th to find out how ReadyPulse used Elasticsearch at scale to process, index and query 10s of millions of social posts and power some compelling scenarios to help brand marketers discover great content and people for doing influencer marketing. Learn about the various iterations of the architecture and design, performance improvements and how live data migration was performed at scale for the new architecture with zero downtime! In addition, you will have a chance to meet and share experiences in the Elastic stack while enjoying some food and beverages. Plus we will be talking about the exciting announcements from ElasticON '17. More details to be announced soon. Address: 4030 Lake Washington Blvd NE #310, kirkland 98033 Directions: From 520 East: 1- Take exit towards 108th Ave NE and turn right onto 108th Ave 2- Turn left onto Northup Way 3- Turn right onto Lake Washington Blvd NE. After you cross the light after the gas station on the right, turn right into the office complex. go up the steep ramp and turn left at the T junction and along the road. The entrance will be in the 2nd building on the right. Signs will be posted at the door. From 520 West: 1- Take exit for Lake Washington Blvd 2- Turn left onto Lake washington Blvd. After you cross the light after the gas station on the right, turn right into the office complex. go up the steep ramp and turn left at the T junction and along the road. The entrance will be in the 2nd building on the right. Signs will be posted at the door.

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