Pilosa was invented by engineers who couldn't find a solution fast enough to meet their needs.

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Pilosa is maintained by Molecula, the commercial version of Pilosa. Pilosa was founded in 2017 with a commitment to building community-driven, open source software that closes the gap between artificial intelligence and the modern datastore.

The elegant, surprisingly simple software grew out of Umbel, a data management platform for sports & entertainment companies. There, the engineering team was challenged to create a scalable way to run ad hoc queries to group and sort massive volumes of data with efficiency and reliability. Pilosa was incubated at Umbel for three years before being open sourced in May 2017.

Crazy smart. Stupid fast. Have you got what it takes?

We are on a mission to make all data instantly accessible to both humans and machines. If that sounds like fun, we'd love to have you join our team. Sloth enthusiasts welcome.

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