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!

Steffen Siering

Steffen is a core developer on the Beats open source project at Elastic. Previously, he worked on network monitoring for IPTEGO, a company offering monitoring solutions for VoIP/IMS networks, that was later acquired by Acme Packet. He continued working on real-time network monitoring for Acme Packet and later Oracle as Senior Software Engineer before joining Elastic.

Nicolas Ruflin

Nicolas is one of the core developers on the Beats project at Elastic. Previously, he was CTO of Centralway, a company building up a leading mobile banking platform. As such, Nicolas and his teams built up the technology behind the mobile app Numbrs. He enjoys automating everything through software and contributing to bringing simplicity to the world.