Elastic Meetup with Gearbit


Jul 26, 2016, 11:00 PM – Jul 27, 2016, 2:00 AM


About this event

Join us on Tuesday, July 24 for our upcoming meetup in Austin. Our schedule for the night is: 

• 6:30pm - Chris Cowan from Elastic on "Alerting and Rhythm" 

• 7:15pm - Joe Burbano and Ray Tompkins from Gearbit on "Using and integrating Elastic with Packet Analysis" 

Doors open at 6pm. Great conversation, food, and beverages will be provided!  


Using and integrating Elastic with Packet Analysis

Gearbit will be presenting "Using and integrating Elastic with Packet Analysis". We'll review how Gearbit selected Elastic as a data store and search engine within its own product set. Then we walk through a critical issue use case that includes using external Elastic log data in conjunction with Gearbit's "Root Cause" product set.

Joe Burbano is the Vice President of Business Development, Gearbit Inc. Joe is a 20+ year veteran of Austin based technology companies. With a successful history as a "Business-Oriented Engineer". He facilitated growth and acquisition of multiple Austin startups including NetQoS/CSC, Anue/Ixia and ServiceMesh/CA. 

He has extensive experience with core networking and emerging technologies. He specializes in technology focused business partnerships and integration. 

Joe makes Austin his home and has a diverse list of hobbies including IoT, Kayaking, 3D Printing, Hiking, HAM radio and Open-source software!

Ray Tompkins is the CEO at Gearbit Inc. In 2006 Ray founded Gearbit, Austin TX. Ray has over 35 years’ experience as a Senior Network Specialist. In 1980 Ray joined JP Morgan Chase Bank, where he managed the southern division of Network Engineering and was credited for establishing the corporate communication protocol for business applications and progression issues. He has managed global mission-critical enterprise networks for companies including, Lyondell Refining LP, Lucent and HP-Compaq. He retains duties as a network analyst at Gearbit and is known for his knowledge in guiding customers to root cause solutions for the most critical network/application problems.

Alerting and Rhythm 

Chris will be running a demo of the new (not yet released) projects he is working on with Alerting and Rhythm (a server metrics UI).

Chris Cowan is an engineer for Elastic who works on Kibana. In a past life, he was a world champion minivan driver with an affinity for changing diapers and swaddling babies.


Whether you're new to the Elastic Stack or an experienced user, this user group will have good, technical conversations, and offer immediately-usable tactical tips.

We focus on technical tutorials and real world use cases in these meetups. So, please come ready to ask the hard questions and learn how the Elastic Stack can help you and your team! We are on the lookout for speakers, hosts, and community organizers. If you are interested in getting more involved with this user group, please reach out to us at meetups@elastic.co.



July 26 – 27, 2016
11:00 PM – 2:00 AM UTC

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