May Meetup: Performance Tuning & More!


May 13, 2015, 11:30 PM – May 14, 2015, 2:30 AM


About this event

Many thanks to our friends at Orbitz for hosting and providing a speaker!

Please note that the Orbitz facility requires a photo ID for entry and the name that you register with for this meetup must match that on your government issued photo ID. You will be asked for your full legal name as it appears on your photo ID when registering for the meetup.

We'll be serving food and drink, so come hungry for both knowledge and noms.

We're still nailing down all the details for our agenda, but here's the talks we'll have on offer:

* 6:30 PM: Doors open, refreshments served, networking
* 7:00 PM: Welcome remarks & Introduction to the ELK Stack (Antoine Girbal, Elastic Co.)
* 7:15 PM: Orbitz: Use Case Lightning Talk - James Boylan
* 7:20 - 7:50 PM: SOLR to Elasticsearch: Benefits, Trade-offs and How To (Antoine Girbal, Elastic Co.)
* 7:50 - 8:10 PM: Performance Tuning: Best Practices for Your Elasticsearch Cluster when under Heavy Load (Elastic Co.)
* 8:10 PM: Closing remarks & head homewards

Speaker Bios:

Antoine Girbal - Solutions Architect, Elastic Co. Antoine is part of the Solutions Architecture team at Elasticsearch, helping users build solutions using the most innovative and advanced open source distributed search engine. He previously worked at MongoDB where he held a variety of roles since the early days of NoSQL, from core database developer to Principal Solutions Engineer. He also spent many years in the CDN industry, designing and developing some of the largest and fastest Content Delivery and Application Acceleration Network still in production today.

James Boylan - Senior Site Reliability Engineer, Orbitz
I work on designing, building and supporting highly-available hosting environments for large scale web sites. I collaborate with teams across Orbitz Worldwide to plan, coordinate and carry out tasks and projects for our various environments. My focus is on proactive system administration and detection of issues and vulnerabilities.



May 13 – 14, 2015
11:30 PM – 2:30 AM UTC


  • Praveen Salitra


    Community Organizer

  • Sri Harsha Datla

    Community Organizer

  • J Coleman


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