Database Architectures group news
Peter Boncz appointed ACM Fellow
CWI researcher Peter Boncz has been appointed as one of the 2022 fellows of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM). Boncz is specifically selected for his contributions to the design of columnar, …
Co-founder DuckDB selected Technology Talent of 2023 by magazine De Ingenieur
Former CWI researcher Mark Raasveldt is one of 15 Technology Talents of 2023 selected by magazine De Ingenieur.
Hannes Mühleisen appointed as professor at Radboud University
As of January 1, Hannes Mühleisen has been appointed professor by special appointment of Data Engineering at the Faculty of Science's Institute of Radboud University.
ADS Data & Drinks on Machine Learning and MotherDuck
You are cordially invited to a free “Drinks & Data” meetup (organised by CWI and ADS) with three prominent speakers from the CIDR2023 conference.
CWI spin-off DuckDB Labs partners with MotherDuck, who raises $47.5 million
CWI spin-off company DuckDB Labs helped create startup MotherDuck, which aims to connect DuckDB to the cloud. MotherDuck managed to raise $47.5 million, they announced this week.
In Memoriam Martin Kersten
Sadly, Prof. Dr. M.L. (Martin) Kersten (1953-2022), fellow of CWI and emeritus professor of computer science at the University of Amsterdam, passed away on 6 July 2022
NWO VIDI grant for Hannes Mühleisen
He will work on designing a new, de-centralized data storage architecture where user’s data stays under their control.
CWI database research at the root of Silicon Valley success
CWI researcher Peter Boncz was interviewed by Het Financieele Dagblad about the CWI roots of two successful Silicon Valley companies: Snowflake and Databricks. Both make software to store and process data.