Wednesday 

Room 3 

15:00 - 16:00 

Talk (60 min)

Elasticsearch Under the Hood

Architecture
Big Data
Database

Join for a deep-dive into:

  • Shards, primaries, and replicas
  • Where Lucene comes into play and where you run into it like with segments
  • Node balancing (CPU vs. storage) and lifecycle management
  • Instance sizing vs performance
  • Node types like data nodes, ingest nodes / coordinating nodes
  • Scaling for memory / throttling and how to benchmark it
  • Common tuning options like the refresh_interval

Philipp Krenn

Philipp lives to demo interesting technology. Having worked as a web, infrastructure, and database engineer for over ten years, Philipp is now a developer advocate and community team lead in EMEA at Elastic — the company behind the Elastic Stack consisting of Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash. Based in Vienna, Austria, he is constantly traveling Europe and beyond to speak and discuss open source software, search, databases, infrastructure, and security.