Beats (libbeat), and guest speaker BAI Canada: Parsing +1M lines of text an hour

Descendants Beer & Beverage Co. - 319 Victoria St. North, Kitchener, ON N2H 5E1 Kitchener Waterloo & Kitchener
Tue, Dec 6, 2016, 6:00 PM (EST)

About this event

Beats:

Pat Wendorf, Solutions Architect, Elastic (www.elastic.co)

Pat will cover the beats open source project (libbeat), why it came about, and how it can help with gathering system metrics. network data, log files and windows events.  He will also demonstrate how to set up metrics beat to gather system metrics and visualize them in Kibana.

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Guest Presenter:

Jeremy Foran - Technology Specialist, BAI Canada (www.baicanada.com)

1.5 Million WiFi users a day....and growing.

BAI Canada in Toronto and their sister company Transit Wireless in NYC offer an ad sponsored public Wi-Fi service in their respective subway services. Being Ad sponsored means selling to various customers in different industries.

Each of those customers have unique metrics and reporting requirements.   Jeremy will talk about how Elasticsearch has enabled them to meet the unique demands of their customers in a responsive / agile way, not possible before.

The problem we faced: parsing millions of lines of text an hour (radius account logs, social network Auth JSON, http logs)

When

Tuesday, Dec 6
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EST)

Where

Descendants Beer & Beverage Co.
319 Victoria St. North, Kitchener, ON N2H 5E1 Kitchener