You know, for search - Elastic App Search, Elasticsearch Ranking Evaluation API


Jan 16, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM


About this event

Join us to kickstart the new year - cheers to the awesome folks at Pivotal Labs for hosting us!

For January's meetup we are focusing on search, with two of our own Elasticians sharing:

Talk 1: Ian Chiang, App Search Specialist, Elastic

In this session, we will discuss on adding search to your software applications. We released Elastic App Search, a search-as-a-service solution, back in May last year. It is designed to simplify the process of building rich, user-facing search experiences. It leverages the incredible power of Elasticsearch and focus it squarely on powering your app's search experience. Come and join us to see it in action.

Talk 2: Daniel Schneiter, Education Engineer, Elastic

The evaluation of search ranking results is an complicated task, but the new Elasticsearch Ranking Evaluation API tries to make it easier to measure well-known information retrieval metrics. This helps to make better relevance tuning decisions and allows to evaluate and optimize query templates over a wider range of user needs. After a short introduction into ranking evaluation in general I will give a short demo of the API.

7.00pm - 7.30pm - Doors open, registration, food and drinks

7.30pm 8.00pm - Elastic App Search by Ian Chiang

8.00pm - 8.30pm - Elasticsearch Ranking Evaluation API by Daniel Schneiter

8.30pm - 9.00pm - Mingling

Bring any questions/queries about the Elastic stack and your own experiences along to discuss on the night.

We look forward to meeting all our awesome users again - hope to see you there!



Wednesday, January 16, 2019
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM UTC


  • Min Han Lee

    Local Community Organiser

  • Amit Jayee

    Local Community Organiser

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