Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX

Matthew Jaffee
Lead Slothware Engineer, Pilosa


Matthew Jaffee is a lead slothware engineer at Pilosa. His job experience ranges from writing some of the most inscrutable Javascript and CSS you’ll ever read to using GPUs to inspect high rate network traffic. Previously, Matthew was the lead platform engineer at Umbel, where he worked on the streaming data ingest, storage, and query code that supported the product. He holds an MS in computer science with a focus on networking and distributed systems.


11:00am11:40am Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Location: Meeting Room 13 (Sponsored)
Matthew Jaffee (Pilosa)
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What happens when you take the index out of the database and make it a separate application—perhaps one that is distributed, scalable, and takes full advantage of modern, multicore, high-memory hardware? Matthew Jaffee has spent the past few years finding out. He shares fruits of his labor: Pilosa, an open source distributed, sparse bitmap index. Read more.