Elastic @ SAP Concur: Driving the Journey to DevOps and End-to-End Ownership

The world's leading provider of integrated travel and expense management services and solutions is using the Elastic Stack to provide a turnkey logging as a service solution in cloud environments across the organization. It's all part of their plan to move to a DevOps culture and cultivate end-to-end ownership.

Learn how the Elastic logging service drives SAP Concur’s logging, alerting, monitoring, and analytics strategy in teams across the company — from dev/test engineers to site reliability engineers and executive leadership. Then see how SAP Concur centrally collects all application and system logs, why Kibana is widely used across the company, and how their site reliability teams use machine learning and alerting features to ensure services are at peak performance 24/7.

Yovka Pencheva

Graduated with MSc in Mathematics and Informatics. Have been working in Software Engineering for 17 years already, started as Java Developer, over the years assumed various roles like Developer, Dev Lead/Manager, Test Automation Manager, Product Owner, Site Reliability Engineering Manager. Very passionate about continuous delivery and data driven, testing in production practices, from passive monitoring to active experimenting. In Concur, I lead our centralized LAMA (Logging, Alerting, Monitoring and Analytics) teams and strategy, with Elastic stack being a key part of it.

Marcel Matus

Development Manager, Concur

Graduated in Cybernetics and Artificial Intelligence, and started my career as software engineer. Started with development of mathematical models of human body. Since I joined Concur, I got an opportunity to work with big data and still doing this. Today, my role is to manage centralized Logging Service and team. Concur Logging Service is entirely based on Elastic stack, enhanced with custom built tools and plugins.