Instructor-Led ElasticSearch Hackathon

  • 16 hours of instructor-led Hackathon including 2.5 hours of presentations and demos
  • Hands-on learning of development, test and deployment of web-applications
  • Learn main features of the latest version of Angular
  • Follow-ups are included
1 instructor per 7 students 70% of time is spent on challenges2 End-to-end projects

Main Objectives

Overview of NoSQL
Comparison between SQL and NoSQL
Document Design
How to choose the right structure
ACID transactions
ElasticSearch Query Language
Text analysis
Organizing ElasticSearch
Integration with ElasticSearch
Bulk Upload
Use Cases
Common Use Cases
Common issues and solutions


Two days


  • Basic knowledge of software
  • Basic knowledge of any database is beneficial (basic SQL is enough)

Topics Covered

  • Overview of ElasticSearch
  • Overview of NoSQL
  • NoSQL vs RDBMS
  • Indicies
  • Aliases
  • Shards
  • Most common misconceptions about NoSQL
  • Use cases
  • Overview of Apache Lucene
  • Query language
  • Aggreggations
  • Polling data
  • Bulk Load
  • Overview of BI tools
  • Dashboards
  • Reports
  • Troubleshooting

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Why Our Hackathon?

Get Hands-on Skills

1/3 of the time is spent on lectures
2/3 is spent practicing!

Get Help

Several helpers are ready to assist anyone who is stuck at a challenge, not sure where to start or has other questions . The head instructor provides guidance to the participants, explains the main concepts.

Online or In-Person

We run both online and in-person hackathons. The material doesn’t change, the challenges are the same. We can adjust the hours for the online hackathon to make sure that everyone is actively engaged.

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Multiple Locations

We run hackathons in Canada, US and Mexico. Recent locations:


  • Toronto
  • Montreal
  • Vancouver
  • Calgary


  • New York
  • Washington
  • Houston
  • Salt Lake City


Every participant gets a verifiable certificate at the end of the hackathon.


One follow-up for every day of hackathon is included. It will help you with setting up best practices in the team and refreshing your knowledge. We will also answer any of your questions.

Hackathon Schedule

Hackathon is a full day event. It runs from 8:30 to 5 with a break for lunch. Usually 1 to 2:30 hours is spent on lectures, the rest of the day is devoted to challenges.

No Installation Required

Challenges are done using our environment. Participants only need a computer with a browser.

Other Hackathons

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