Geospatial Data Structures in Elasticsearch and Apache Lucene
This talk will cover everything you ever wanted to know about geo and Elasticsearch! Get advice on field mapping strategies, learn about geo aggregations and visualizations for exploratory spatial data analysis, as well as get insights into new spatial data structures being added to Lucene and Elasticsearch.
Nick Knize has a Ph.D. in GIS (aka Tetris) and left the world of Defense contracting in November 2014 to join Elastic. He is a core Elasticsearch developer focused on improving all things Geo. Based in Rockwall, Texas, Nick enjoys wakeboarding and playing ice hockey on all the ice Texas has to offer.