Cooking up Elasticsearch with Chef

It's not Julia Child or Gordon Ramsay, but this cookbook is worth it. Come hear Martin Smith – co-author of the Chef Community Cookbook for Elasticsearch – present a hybrid between automating Elasticsearch installation and configuration with Chef, and re-writing the open source Chef cookbook the last 12 months.

Martin Smith

Martin Smith is a DevOps Engineer at Rackspace Hosting, where he works with customers and colleagues on automation engineering and building IT infrastructure as code. With more than ten years of experience as a systems administrator and software developer, his interests also include load testing, performance tuning, and software testing in general. He strongly believes in open source and actively contributes to open source automation projects using Chef. When Martin isn’t writing code or reviewing pull requests, he enjoys sharing his skills with others, volunteering in his local community, and mentoring minority college students in STEM fields.