Brussels / 3 & 4 February 2024


Sergey Nikolaev

Sergey Nikolaev serves as the CEO of Manticore Software, a company developing Manticore Search, an innovative open-source database renowned for its exceptional full-text search capabilities, lightweightness and speed. Sergey's journey through the tech world has seen him evolve from a QA specialist to a PHP development team leader, CTO at Ivinco and CEO at Manticore Software.

Under his leadership, Manticore Search, born in 2017 as a continuation of Sphinx Search, has grown into a modern, fast, and lightweight database. It's known for its ease of use, requiring minimal configuration for effective deployment. This database offers diverse functionality, supporting SQL/JSON queries, multi-model storage options, and impressive full-text search capabilities. It integrates seamlessly into various systems, reading data from multiple sources like MySQL, PostgreSQL, and others, demonstrating its scalability and efficiency.

A passionate advocate for open-source technology, Sergey ensures that Manticore Search remains accessible under OSI-approved open-source licenses. His vision and dedication to open-source principles have been pivotal in shaping the company's innovative approach to database technology and full-text search solutions.


Title Day Room Track Start End
Vector Search in Modern Databases
Saturday UA2.118 (Henriot) HPC, Big Data & Data Science devroom 17:00 17:30