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How Elasticsearch Powers the Guardian's Newsroom
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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 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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