Michael works at MapR Technologies as Chief Data Engineer where he helps people to tap the potential of Big Data. His background is in large-scale data integration research and development, advocacy and standardisation. He has experience with NoSQL databases and the Hadoop ecosystem. Michael speaks at events, blogs about Big Data, and writes articles and books on this topic. Michael contributes to Apache Drill, a distributed system for interactive analysis of large-scale datasets. Michael lives in Ireland and is therefore perfectly suited for being part of the NoSQL matters Dublin program committee.
Prof. Dr. Stefan Edlich is a senior lecturer at the Beuth University of Applied Science Berlin. He wrote two of the world’s first NoSQL books and twelve other IT books for publishers as Apress, O’Reilly, Spektrum/Elsevier, Hanser and others. In 2008 he created the ICOODB conference series that run in Berlin, Zurich and Frankfurt. Finally, he runs the NoSQL Archive and organizes NoSQL events worldwide.
The variety of topics that surrounds the work of Stefan Edlich makes him the perfect candidate to chair the NoSQL conference program committee.
As head of Dr. Celler Cologne Lectures, Dr. Frank Celler is the host of the NoSQL matters conference series as well as of the NoSQL Cologne User Group. Since 20 year he is working in the field of software business and entered the world of NoSQL more than 13 years ago. Working for different companies he early discovered the potential of high-performance databases. Today, he is passionate about promoting the importance of NoSQL to the world. Together with Stefan Edlich and Michael Hausenblas he chairs the NoSQL matters 2014 program committee to select the finest talks for the conference program.