Elastic Meetup: APM, Rock NSM, and Sprint Skunkworks Projects

Kansas City

Feb 1, 2018, 10:00 PM – Feb 2, 2018, 12:00 AM


About this event

Join us for our first Elastic meetup of 2018 at TGS Midwest Technology Center in Lenexa!

The agenda for the evening is:

4:00 PM - Doors open at TGS, food & beverages will be provided

4:30 PM - Talks start with Q&A

• Sprint Skunkworks Projects by Stefan Stroebel

• Elastic APM by Adam Quan

• Rock NSM by Bradford Dabbs

6:00 PM - We'll wrap things up


Stefan Stroebel is using Elastic to lift the vail of IT to the business allowing the massive amount of log data to be used to make vital business decisions. As a technical architect implementing many complex platforms in his 20 year IT career, none has made a faster, greater, broader impact than implementing the Elastic stack. In just under two years, Elk has been implemented to monitor 17,000 servers, 2500 retail stores nationwide and understanding the client journey on the company’s web presence. Stefan is regularly called in to troubleshoot complex application performance issues and assist the business in understanding their customers better.

Adam Quan is a Solutions Architect at Elastic, where he works with customers on architecting distributed solutions using the Elastic Stack. Adam has 20 years of experience with Java application development and application integration technologies.

Bradford Dabbs is an instructor and curriculum developer on Elastic’s Education team. He has a diverse background in systems administration, automation, and cyber security. He is very passionate about security and loves helping users solve security challenges using the Elastic Stack.

Bradford has also served in the Missouri Army National Guard since 2005 where he specializes in incident response and network forensics.


We are hosting quarterly meetups in Kansas City –– we'll be looking to host our next one later this year. If you're interested in hosting and/or speaking, send us a note at meetups@elastic.co



February 1 – 2, 2018
10:00 PM – 12:00 AM UTC

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