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Taming Your Data With Elasticsearch

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Are you searching unstructured data or text fields? Do you need to aggregate and summarize your geo, financial, or other numeric data? Do you want to query your structured data in new and exciting ways? If so, Elasticsearch may be right for you. Let’s explore the many ways you can ask questions of your data and have it make sense to you and your users. We’ll sort through millions of rows in milliseconds and give you the tools to take your data analysis to the next level. You will learn how to use basic RESTful API calls to store, search, and aggregate your data.

Speaker
Derek Binkley is a Senior Engineer at TurnTo Networks where he creates shopping assistance tools using Groovy, Grails, Angular, and ElasticSearch. While getting his start fixing the Y2K date problem in Cobol, Derek quickly moved on to spend over fifteen years using PHP, Java, JavaScript, MySQL, and Oracle.

He enjoys teaching others through speaking, mentoring, and writing articles. Derek works to encourage developers to write clean and testable code. When not in front of a computer he spends time with family, travels, makes pizza, and drinks beer.

Location and Parking Info:
To park, enter the Visitor's Parking lot off of Hoffman St. (The Visitor's Parking Lot is labeled with a V on this map: http://madisoncollege.edu/files/users/CLWalker4/truaxparkingmap.pdf ). The parking code is: #(Parking Code will be added soon) (you need to enter the "#" before the code). If you forget or don't get the code, just push the buzzer and let the attendant know you are attending the Madison PHP meeting). We will meet in the Health Education Building, which is the blue building labeled "C" on the map. We will be on the third floor in Room 309.