FOSSMeet 2019

FOSSMeet is an annual event at NIT Calicut that brings together the Free and Open Source Community from around the country.

FOSSMeet is the annual Free and Open source software meet at NIT Calicut. We are inviting proposals for talks and workshops at FOSSMeet 2019.

What we are looking for

At FOSSMeet, we allow the attendees(mostly students) to delve into the field of development and free software. We’re inviting proposals for lectures, demos, tutorials, workshops, discussions, and panels for FOSSMeet‘19. Separate proposals will be taken for one-hour sessions by professionals and thirty-minute talks by students. This year, however, upvotes will not be considered in the selection procedure.

Fair warning - if the contents of your session is the ‘I am feeling lucky’ result of a Google search, there is little probability of it being accepted. Same applies to proposals titled ‘The absolute beginner introduction to X’ and others of the like. On the other hand, if your talk is on some obscure, albeit important, free software project that will go over the heads of most students, this might not be the best platform to deliver your talk. There are always exceptions and we leave that to your judgement.

However, we welcome and celebrate every single proposal we receive. Do treat the above as guidelines rather than rules. Looking forward to your suggestions and seeing you folks at FOSSMeet‘19!

Audience

Your audience (mostly) comprises of smart, above average, GNU/Linux aware students.

Important dates

Call for proposals opens: Dec 4, 2018
Proposal submission deadline: Jan 18, 2019
Proposal acceptance: Jan 24, 2019
Presentation upload: Feb 3, 2019

Contact Us:

For more information about speaking and proposals, contact speakers@fossmeet.in.

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Aravind Putrevu

@aravindputrevu

Playing with Data using Open source Search Engine for Fun and Profit

Submitted Jan 4, 2019

Data explosion is not new. Be it Manufacturing, Telecom OR Mobile, Web. Data driven decision making is the usual norm.

In this workshop, we will primarily pull data from a live or streaming data source like twitter,facebook and analyze the incoming information.

All this, using Opensource Elastic Stack.

Outline

  1. 5 min technical overview of entire stack
  2. Downloading, Installing and running Elasticsearch, Kibana.
  3. Configuring Elasticsearch, understanding its distributed nature.
  4. Indexing data, searching it through API’s.
  5. Visualizing data on Kibana.
  6. Ingesting your favourite data on Elasticsearch using Logstash
  7. Various ideas on How you can use it to build reliable systems .

Requirements

Laptops running linux would be great. Windows also works.

Speaker bio

Aravind is passionate about evangelising technology, meeting developers and helping in solving their problems. He is a backend developer and has Seven years of development experience.

Currently he works at Elastic as Developer Advocate and looks after the Developer Relation function of India. Previously, He worked at McAfee Antivirus as a Sr. Software Engineer in Cloud Security Domain. He has deep interest in Search, Machine Learning, Security Incident Analysis and IoT tech. In his free time, he plays around Raspi or a Arduino.

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