The ELK & The Eagle: Search & Analytics for the US Government

An ELK Journey in Two Parts. In the first act, the story will highlight how they built a search engine to power 1,500 government websites. The second act is all about analytics or put another way where the search engine leaves the logs. Loren will discuss how they migrated their entire Hadoop & MySQL-based data warehouse to ELK. Come hear the stories and find out how they were able to replace the complicated batch pipeline with a near-real-time system that is intuitive to use for exploration, discovery, reporting, and visualization.

Loren Siebert

Tech Lead | DigitalGov Search

Loren Siebert is the technical lead for DigitalGov Search, the U.S. General Services Administration's service that powers the search box for 1,500 government websites. Before diving into search, Loren taught Arabic at Berkeley and raced triathlons. He is based in San Francisco with his wife and twin toddler daughters.