We are delighted to announce our very 1st meetup in Auckland!
Thanks to Olympic Software for hosting us and to Mike and Sebastian for speaking!
19:00 Registration & Drinks
19:30 - Talk 1
20:15 - Talk 2
20:30 - Networking & Pizza
22:00 Wrap up
Talk 1 - Elasticsearch with FlockData
FlockData is a restful data integration platform built on ElasticSearch and Neo4j. It delivers highly searchable and mineable database functionality that connects across application boundaries.
Mike will discuss integrating ElasticSearch as a service in to the FlockData stack and how business users can share in the benefits of improved access to information.
Bio: Mike Holdsworth
Mike has worked internationally in roles from development to enterprise architect. Passionate about the impact of NoSql technologies on information management he founded the open source FlockData information management project.
Talk 2 - Lightning Talk on Elasticsearch on Windows from a Hosting & Development perspective
Bio: Sebastian Belczyk
Sebastian Bełczyk is working as a Software Engineer at Olympic Software where he's developing e-commerce platform for one of the biggest and most recognizable retailers in the world. His experience includes working with many different domains from banking and insurance through media and government sector to education, car rental and consultancy. He's always keen to share his experience, insight and knowledge. He's an active member of the software craftsmanship movement (Code retreat facilitator) and programmers community (conference speaker and .net groups presenter).
His vivid interest in various technologies, languages and practices reflects his belief that even most difficult problems can be solved easily if you choose the right tools.