The company ArangoDB, a German privately held limited liability company, was founded in 2014 to meet the increasing demand for professional services around ArangoDB.
ArangoDB GmbH is a spin-off of triAGENS GmbH, an IT consulting firm founded in 2004. The company is based in Cologne and specializes in solutions for challenges which demand rapid access to large amounts of data. ArangoDB GmbH offers subscriptions, support of development, training and consulting.
Claudius Weinberger, CEO
Claudius studied economics with business informatics as key aspect at the University of Cologne. He was head of product development at IS. Teledata AG and gained extended expert knowledge in the fields of process analysis and modeling.
In line with info-broker, he conducted the development and implementation of a customer information system spanning the subsidiaries in Germany. His consultancy focus lies on product management. As product owner of ArangoDB he leads the overall system’s development and strategic planning.
Previous projects or achievements relevant for the project are: project management for a central session service based on NoSQL technologies (DHL AG), project management for infobroker and implementation in all branches (Commerzbank AG), implementation of a project information system (Mustad International Group), project management for a price information system (NYSE Euronext).
Frank Celler, CTO
Frank both entrepreneur and back-end developer, engineering mostly-memory databases for two decades. He is the lead developer of ArangoDB.
Besides, Frank organizes Cologne’s NoSQL user group, the well-received distributed matters (previously NoSQL matters) conferences in Cologne, Barcelona, Dublin, Paris and Berlin, and is a welcome speaker at international developer conferences.
Frank studied in Aachen and London and obtained a PhD in mathematics. Prior to founding triAGENS GmbH, the company behind ArangoDB, he worked for several German tech companies as a consultant, team lead and C/C++ developer.
Frank’s major achievements and projects relevant to ArangoDB are: development of a quota database that was faster than Reuters’, concept and implementation of JIT compilers for Intel and Sparc architectures, concept and implementation of a high-performance in-memory session database for Deutsche Post AG, development of an IDE for Dylan.
Jan is an expert in data modeling with NoSQL & relational databases and writing high performance web applications. For ArangoDB, he wrote most of AQL (ArangoDB’s query language). He is also responsible for sharding and nerdy C/C++ tasks in the clutches of ArangoDB.
Max is one of the C/C++ developers working on the ArangoDB core. In particular, he is responsible for the sharding extension and additionally converts the latest ideas from database science into C/C++ code. Furthermore, he enjoys to give public talks about the technical aspects of the ArangoDB development.
Wilfried is another one of the C/C++ developers working for the ArangoDB Core Team. He also works on measuring and optimization of the performance.
Jan is a product guy and startup enthusiast. Working in startups for over 8 years now he knows the ups and downs of these adventures. For him ArangoDB is the best db solution especially for young companies.
Jana is a part of ArangoDB’s marketing team. She is the one chatting to you on twitter and sending out latest ArangoDB news. Jana is passionate about building a great community around our open-source product.
Kaveh works on ArangoDB’s core. He is responsible for developing the consensus protocol in ArangoDB clusters.
Andreas is developing web applications since more than 15 years in enterprises and startups alike. He took integral part in deployment processes and is now responsible to create a smooth ArangoDB cluster experience.
Richard does high performance programming of modern x86 computers using multiple cores, levels of cache etc.