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Ingres and CWI spin-off VectorWise announce dramatic database performance improvement

Ingres Corporation, the leading open source database management company, announced on 29th July the Ingres VectorWise project. This is a collaboration between Ingres, VectorWise - a spin-off company from the leading database …

Ingres and CWI spin-off VectorWise announce dramatic database performance improvement

CWI database team wins Best Paper Runner Up at SIGMOD 2009

The database team of CWI received the SIGMOD Best Paper Award Runner Up on July 1, during the 35th SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data (ACM SIGMOD'09) in Providence, Rhode Island …

CWI database team wins Best Paper Runner Up at SIGMOD 2009

Automatic extension database systems with new Armada Model

Databases are getting bigger and bigger: an increase of data in the order of gigabytes or even terabytes is not unusual anymore. What to do if a database no longer fits on …

Automatic extension database systems with new Armada Model

Grant for advanced database research

Grant for advanced database research

New spin-off MonetDB B.V.

To stimulate commercial applications and to disseminate scientific research, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in Amsterdam founded MonetDB B.V. in 2008. In 2024 the MonetDB Foundation was launched.

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Arjen de Vries appointed professor

Arjen de Vries appointed professor

FOCUS and GLANCE subsidy for CWI

NWO granted two FOCUS subsidies to CWI researchers. FOCUS is the open part of the Bsik programme BRICKS, which has been developed by CWI and NWO Physical Sciences to stimulate fundamental computer …

Peter Boncz wins ICTRegie Award 2006

Analyzing complex databases in record time - for his searching techniques Peter Boncz (CWI) won the ICTRegie Award 2006 on May 16. Martin Rem, chair of the jury said: "The challenges for …