Seeing a Better World with Big & Heavy GeoSpatial Data at DigitalGlobe

DigitalGlobe is an industry leader in GeoSpatial Search and Analytics Handling data at a ludicrous scale. They utilize Elasticsearch to drill down on their 90PB data archive of vector imagery. This talk focuses on how and why DigitalGlobe chose Elasticsearch and how they've architected and deployed it to give their clients - including aid organizations in Nepal - instant access to their full geospatial database in order to deliver life-saving services.

Mark Giaconia

Director, Insight Platform Solutions | DigitalGlobe

Mark Giaconia is Director in the DigitalGlobe Product Development and Labs and focuses on developing DigitalGlobe's "Geospatial Big Data" products. Mark has developed Big Data solutions for many years using many technologies, focusing on everything from textual analysis to image mining algorithms. Mark is an Apache Software Foundation committer on the OpenNLP project, he holds a BA in English Lit and Philosophy from NYIT, and a MS in Software Engineering from Regis University in Colorado. He is a veteran of several wars as a US Army Green Beret operator.