Articles by Rich Collier

Solutions Architect, Machine Learning Specialist, Elastic

Solutions Architect, Machine Learning Specialist

Rich has more than 20 years of experience selling and supporting software, hardware, and service-based solutions. His specialities include big data analytics, anomaly detection, threat detection, security operations, APM, web applications, and contact center technologies.


Changes to Elastic Machine Learning Anomaly Scoring in 6.5

Elastic machine learning anomaly scoring has changed in 6.5. Learn how the new scoring relates to the normalization of partitions and multi-bucket anomalies.


Temporal vs. Population Analysis in Elastic Machine Learning

Learn the differences between these two types of analysis via a practical use case involving document access and potential information stealing.


Filtering Input Data to Refine Machine Learning Jobs

Optimize your results of your Machine Learning jobs by taking control of which data gets analyzed. Customize the datafeed with filters to get focused results.


Custom Elasticsearch Aggregations for Machine Learning Jobs

Leverage the power of complex elasticsearch aggregation queries for your ML jobs. Follow this example of using a derivative aggregation to see how it works.


Machine Learning Anomaly Scoring and Elasticsearch - How it Works

A complete breakdown of how machine learning in X-Pack scores anomalies and ranks them automatically on a severity scale from zero to one hundred.


Alerting on Machine Learning Jobs in Elasticsearch v5.5

Connecting Machine Learning to X-Pack Alerting for notification of anomalies is now easy in version 5.5