Brussels / 30 & 31 January 2016


Roman Shaposhnik

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A member of the lost tribes of Sun microsystems. Still wondering in the valley. Currently at Pivotal making sure overseeing company transition towards a quintessential open source business.

Roman Shaposhnik is a Director of Open Source @Pivotal. He is a member of Apache Software Foundation, committer on Apache Hadoop, founder of Apache Bigtop and, as of late, a man behind Open Data Platform Initiative curtain. Roman has been involved in Open Source software for more than a decade and has hacked projects ranging from Linux kernel to the flagship multimedia library FFmpeg. He grew up in Sun microsystems where he had an opportunity to learn from the best software engineers in the industry. At Pivotal, among other things, he was responsible for an overall open source effort of Pivotal Data products in 2015.


Title Day Room Track Start End
Scylla, a Cassandra-compatible NoSQL database at 2 million requests/s Sunday AW1.126 HPC, Big Data and Data Science 12:15 12:20