An Elasticsearch Crash Course

In this talk we’ll explore the basics of Elasticsearch and full text search in general. We’ll dive in and learn how to look at text through the eyes of a search engine, and learn how to apply these techniques to everyday problems. The internals of Elasticsearch will also be briefly covered. If you’ve ever wondered how full text search engines can rip through and sort a mountain of data, an introduction to some of the fascinating techniques used to accomplish this task will also be presented.

Andrew Cholakian

Andrew is a developer on the Logstash team at Elastic. He's a passionate open-source contributor. Prior to working at Elastic, Andrew has occupied a number of startup roles ranging from co-founder to developer. He lives in Minneapolis, MN in quiet harmony with his surroundings.