Fantastic, Bombastic, Elastic: You Know, for Amazing New Experiences at R+V Versicherung (in German)

In this talk Markus and Bernd will describe how Elasticsearch was introduced as a new technology at R+V for Log Monitoring and Customer Search. They will also speak to the amazing new experiences they've had with the entire Elastic Stack in combination with other solutions such as Apache Spark. Excited to share their road map, Markus and Bernd will present their ideas on some interesting Elasticsearch use cases they R & V are exploring for the near future.

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Finding Cars and Hunting Down Logs: Elasticsearch @ AutoScout24

As an early adopter of Elasticsearch, AutoScout24 has tried it all. In this talk, we'll take you on a journey through both our failures and successes. We'll show how our different use cases required different approaches in how best to use the Elastic Stack and how our current implementation in AWS is based on the immutable infrastructure principle.

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"It’s all in the {find} y’know” @ the BBC

In this presentation Michael outlines how the Elastic Stack has been deployed to meet the challenges of maximising value from the BBC’s archives. Using real world examples see how today’s technology is unlocking yesterday’s content and a vision for the future of media search.

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Electric{Search} from 0 to 400 volts @ Polyconseil (French)

Chez Blue-Solutions by Polyconseil, nous utilisons Elasticsearch pour stocker et indexer des données de télémétrie provenant de milliers de « blue devices » (véhicules électriques, points de recharge, batteries, etc.) afin de générer des alertes, d'analyser et de mieux comprendre leurs comportements. Dans cette présentation nous montrerons comment nous avons entièrement automatisé le déploiement de clusters Elasticsearch (on-premise) en utilisant Ansible et comment nous comptons, à l’avenir avec Elasticsearch, en apprendre encore plus sur nos « blue devices ».

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Façonner l'infrastructure de la plateforme de BNP CIB avec la Suite Elastic

BNP Parisbas Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB), la filiale d'investissement mondiale du Groupe BNP, mène le chantier de l'unification de son infrastructure pour offrir la meilleure expérience à ses utilisateurs. Dans cette présentation, Alex Afflerbach et Emmanuel Salzard montreront comment la Suite Elastic a permis de concevoir une plateforme stratégique qui servira les données aux équipes techniques et métiers. Ils décriront l'architecture de cette plateforme de logging multi-tenante et discuteront des moyens mis en place pour relever des défis comme la ségrégation des ressources ou encore la topologie à l'échelle des pétabytes.

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Detecting Insider Threats with Elastic

RedOwl combines sentiment analysis with user behavioral analytics to detect unwanted behavior within the enterprise, and Elasticsearch is at the heart of all of it. We'll talk architecture, data modeling, and aggregations in a brief overview of some of our applications's core functions

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Powering a BI application with Elasticsearch at Yodle

Yodle recently transitioned from using Hadoop/Scalding to Elasticsearch to power a tailored BI product for franchises. This talk will detail the impact this transition has had on the product, our customers, and engineer efficiency.

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Using Elasticsearch to Help Generate New Insights from Census Data

The Census Bureau has large amounts of rich and complex data sets that are retrieved and used each day by the public. This data reveals insights into our economy, demographic characteristics of states, and helps communities make infrastructural decisions such as where and when to plan public transportation systems and the location of new housing. Given the criticality of Census data, a team at the Bureau has built a prototype that leverages Elasticsearch to make data more accessible and relevant to users. This talk explores our key challenges, successes, and how we used Elasticsearch to build the prototype

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Finding Bad Guys Using Math and Statistics

Using enrichment to turn low-value events into high-value events. Enrichment techniques are geoip, tld extraction, length, and entropy. I then demonstrate how to find anomalous stuff like: drive-by malware / malicious web browsing Command and Control (C2) Communications DNS tunneling Data Exfiltration

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Under the Surface of Optum's Security Big Data Lake

Optum’s Cyber Defense organization utilizes Elastic within its Security Big Data Lake to search and pivot between cyber threats. The Hadoop and Elastic architecture of the data lake allows correlation and enrichment of logs prior to Elastic ingestion, accelerating investigation timelines. The SBDL can replace and improve on many cyber products offered by third parties at significantly lower cost and risk.

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Elastic on Aisle 5: Building Kroger's Digital Data Pipeline

How does a large enterprise company change the way it thinks about and measures the success of its digital endeavors, from customer experience to developer quality of life? In this talk, we discuss Kroger's migration from tailing log files on servers to creating a large-scale data pipeline for log and metric aggregation and analysis. We’ll share some of the challenges faced, what our current production pipeline looks like and take a peek at the road map.

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The Trix to Creating a {Total}ly New Customer Experience: Elastic @ General Mills

As our marketing efforts become more precise, our search capabilities needed to change to keep up. Migrating from Endeca to Elastic has been an interesting experience. As Endeca is a configuration intensive application and the search engine is a bit of a black box, Elastic has allowed us to reduce the configuration effort to almost nothing. Untested script code script code is a thing of past. Our searching has become very precise and efficient. This talk will be about our journey.

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Open Source in the Enterprise: A Conversation with Cisco’s CTO

Having worked on supercomputers in the 1980s, as an evangelist for Java development in the 1990s, and today, as an OpenStack board member and leader for Cisco’s open source initiatives, this conversation between Shay and Lew will surface perspectives on the future of open source for developers and enterprises.

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Quantitative Cluster Sizing

How many shards should I have? How many nodes should I have? What about replicas? Do these questions sound familiar? The answer is often ‘it depends’. This talk will outline the factors that affect sizing and walk you through a quantitative approach to estimating the configuration and size of your cluster.

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Becoming the Hero Your Sales and Marketing Teams Need

This talk will focus on the ways to leverage the Elastic Stack to build tools for your sales and marketing teams. We will demo some internal tools we’ve built including cohort analysis of Salesforce data, leveraging Watcher to alert on large data changes, and more.

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Let's Talk Windows & Azure

If you’re using Elasticsearch on Windows or Azure, this session is a must-attend. Our .NET team will demo our Azure Marketplace offering & give a sneak preview of the MSI-based installer. In closing we'll give an overview of everything new in NEST and Elasticsearch.NET 2.0, the official .NET clients.

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'Users: WE KNOW THEM' – The ELF @ Salesforce

Salesforce built a plugin to the Elastic Stack – called ELF – that enables the collection of Salesforce log data. Come learn how it allows businesses to easily report on user activity in Salesforce and gain insights into organizational usage trends and user behavior.

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Dude, Where Are My Messages? Message Analytics @ Netflix

Netflix messages millions of customers a day across many channels – email, push notifications, text, voice calls, etc – via its messaging platform: a distributed system made up of a series of separate applications. Learn how they use Elasticsearch for higher message deliverability and operational excellence.

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B-b-b-b-b-beats! How to Build Your Own

The Beats project has evolved from just one Beat – Packetbeat – to several Beats, many of which are written by users like you. In this talk, join Beats core developers Nicolas and Steffen in their whirlwind attempt at creating a new Beat, live, from scratch!

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Inside Elastic Engineering

Get insights and ask questions about the ever-evolving journey of Elastic engineering. This talk will cover what changed as we grew from 15 to 150+, how we operate as a global distributed team and communicate effectively, as well as what guides us in developing the software you know and (hopefully) love.

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