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With a background in search and information retrieval it was love at first sight when I got introduced to ElasticSearch through first Truffler, later Episerver Find. 

Later, I've used ElasticSearch directly (or through Nest or Episerver Find) for many, many different projects. It's become my go-to tool for big data analysis as well as search and real-time database lookups.

I've been running my own clusters in Azure - but currently I'm running a neat little instance on the server I also use for this site.

I've worked with real-time analysis and personalization suggestions based on hundreds of millions of complex records - or in some cases just used it for persisting a few objects because it's handy.

If you hit the Search icon on this site you'll also see Elastic - this time in the shape of Vulcan Search.

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