Taming your Data with ElasticSearch

Derek Binkley

April 11, 2019 at 11:00am PDT        

Are you searching unstructured data or text fields? Do you need to aggregate and summarize your geo, financial, or other numeric data? Do you want to query your structured data in new and exciting ways? If so, Elasticsearch may be right for you. Let's explore the many ways you can ask questions about your data and have it make sense to you and your users. We'll sort through millions of rows in milliseconds and give you tools to take your data analysis to the next level. You will learn how to use PHP libraries and basic RESTful API calls to store, search, and aggregate your data.

About Derek Binkley

Derek Binkley is a Senior Engineer at TurnTo Networks where he creates shopping assistance tools using Groovy, Grails, Angular, and ElasticSearch. While getting his start fixing the Y2K date problem in Cobol, Derek quickly moved on to spend over fifteen years using PHP, Java, JavaScript, MySQL, and Oracle.

He enjoys teaching others through speaking, mentoring, and writing articles. Derek encourages developers to write clean and testable code and learn new techniques. When not in front of a computer he spends time with family, travels, makes pizza, and drinks beer.

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