From Maven to Gradle: The Story Behind the Switch

A build system is an important tool which provides robust testing and distribution. While unseen by most users, it’s central to any successful software. Late last year, Elasticsearch switched to use Gradle. This talk will explore the history and motivations behind the switch, as well as further improvements now made possible.

Ryan Ernst

Ryan Ernst is an Apache Lucene/Solr committer and PMC member. He is an Elasticsearch developer and enjoys working on anything with bits. Prior to Elastic, he worked on Amazon's Product Search and AWS CloudSearch.