Elasticsearch on Azure: Guidance, Tips, and Best Practices


Jul 22, 2015, 1:00 – 4:00 AM


About this event

The Seattle Elasticsearch User Group is pleased to announce our meetup on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 with talks on deploying and managing Elasticsearch search clusters on Microsoft Azure.  We are very fortunate to have speakers with a lot of experience running Elasticsearch on Azure here to share their knowledge and experiences.

See you soon!


• 6:00 - 6:30pm: Start with food and beverages courtesy of Microsoft.

• 6:30pm - 7:30pm: Listen to some awesome talks.

• 7:30pm - 7:45pm: Lightning talks and Q&A

•  7:45pm on... Mingle, mix, chat about all things Elasticsearch and Azure-related and more as we wind down.


Elasticsearch Clusters on Azure

Chris Earle - Elastic

Chris Earle is a Support Engineer at Elastic with years of experience working with Elasticsearch, both before joining the company and afterward while supporting customers. At Elastic, he is the official Elasticsearch Groovy client developer, but his primary role is supporting customers that want to use the ELK platform. He has worked with numerous customers that are successfully deploying on Azure, AWS, bare metal, and other infrastructures.

Erik Zigman - Microsoft

Erik Zigman is a Partner Development Manager for Microsoft with over 20 years of experience designing, building and operating large internet scale online services.  At Microsoft, he has run all of MSN engineering, adCenter behavioral ad targeting and most recently, developed the data platform that runs Application Insights – where he’s leverages a number of OSS technologies, including ElasticSearch, on the Azure cloud service.  A Seattle transplant from the Midwest, he’s an avid Sounders fans but shamefully is still a Browns and Indians fan.


Microsoft Redmond Campus


Microsoft is providing the venue, food, drinks and a senior development manager to share his experiences

Elastic is sending one of their support engineers to share his experiences



Wednesday, July 22, 2015
1:00 AM – 4:00 AM UTC


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