Meet with Elasticsearch Creator – Shay Banon

We will meet with Creator of Elasticsearch Mr. Shay Banon.

ElasticSearch is a popular open source, distributed, multitenant-capable full-text enterprise search engine based on Lucene with a RESTful web UI and schema-free JSON documents. Elasticsearch is developed in Java.

Meet with Elasticsearch Creator – Shay Banon

Date / Time: 1/8/2015 18:30 – 20:00
Venue: The Good Lab 好單位 – L1, The Sparkle, 500 Tung Chau Street, West Kowloon, Hong Kong
Registration: here.



– Mr. Shay Banon, Elastic Co-Founder and CTO, creator of Elasticsearch

Shay Banon is the creator of Elasticsearch, the open source, distributed, RESTful,  search and analytics engine. Before creating Elasticsearch, Shay spent more than a decade building complex distributed systems and open source search solutions.



Open Source Hong Kong.
Internet Society Hong Kong.

Supporting Partner: The Good Lab 好單位

6:30 – 6:45pm Reception & Networking
6:45 – 7:15pm Shay Banon from Elasticsearch. (30 min)
7:15 – 7:30pm Q&A, Discussion
7:30 – 7:45pm Networking

Sammy Fung

Mr Sammy Fung is President and Founder of Open Source Hong Kong. He establish online community of Open Source Hong Kong in 2006, and its activities in 2010. Sammy starts his contributions in open source community in 1997, he is co-founder and founding chairman of Hong Kong Linux User Group. In 2011, Sammy also participates in open source community across Asia, he joins GNOME Asia committee in 2012, and becomes first Mozilla representative for Hong Kong in 2013. Sammy is a Python developer, open source contributer, and tech writier. He is experienced in Data Science, Django, Scrapy. GitHub / Twitter: @sammyfung Affiliates: - GNOME Asia: Committee Member. - GNOME Foundation: Member. - Mozilla: Mozilla Represenative. - Hong Kong Python User Group (HKPUG): Organiser. - Python Software Foundation: Member.

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