Graham Tackley dives into the details of ophan - obstacles faced by the newsroom that prompted them to build the system, how it works for alerting and how the tool has made the Guardian's readers - and staffers - lives better. Shay Banon covers the technical underpinnings of ophan with a deep dive into the Elasticsearch features and functionality that power the ophan system.
Graham Tackley is Director of Architecture at Guardian News and Media. He spent a few years leading the Web Platform Team engineering guardian.co.uk to scale to ever increasing demand. Shay Banon is the creator of Elasticsearch, the open source, distributed, RESTful, search and analytics engine.
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