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Make Data Work
March 13–14, 2017: Training
March 14–16, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Michael Freedman

Michael Freedman
Cofounder and CTO, TimescaleDB


Michael J. Freedman is the cofounder and CTO of TimescaleDB, an open source database that scales SQL for time series data, and a professor of computer science at Princeton University, where his research focuses on distributed systems, networking, and security. Previously, Michael developed CoralCDN (a decentralized CDN serving millions of daily users) and Ethane (the basis for OpenFlow and software-defined networking) and cofounded Illuminics Systems (acquired by Quova, now part of Neustar). He is a technical advisor to Blockstack. Michael’s honors include the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE, given by President Obama), the SIGCOMM Test of Time Award, the Caspar Bowden Award for Privacy Enhancing Technologies, a Sloan Fellowship, the NSF CAREER Award, the Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award, a DARPA Computer Science Study Group membership, and multiple award publications. He holds a PhD in computer science from NYU’s Courant Institute and bachelor’s and master’s degrees from MIT.


5:10pm5:50pm Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Real-time applications
Location: LL20 D Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  IoT, Streaming
Michael Freedman (TimescaleDB)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 3 ratings)
IoT applications often need more-complex queries than those supported by traditional time series databases. Michael Freedman outlines a new distributed time series database for such workloads, supporting efficient queries, including complex predicates across many metrics, while scaling out to support IoT ingest rates. Read more.
11:00am11:40am Thursday, March 16, 2017
Location: Table A
Michael Freedman (TimescaleDB)
Stop by and talk to Michael if you have questions about time series data or the new distributed time series database TimescaleDB. Read more.