Database Architectures group news
Integrating data science and relational systems
Data scientists have largely overlooked relational database systems, even though these could greatly help their research. The systems did not gain traction, because combining them with databases proved to be slow and …
Stefan Manegold wins 2020 SIGMOD Contributions Award
CWI researcher Stefan Manegold has been awarded the 2020 SIGMOD Contributions Award. The award recognizes his innovative work in the data management community to encourage scientific reproducibility.
Meet Turing Award winner Michael Stonebraker at ADS Meetup
In the wake of the Conference on Innovative Data Systems Research (CIDR), several of its high-profile participants will speak at a special public meetup “ADS Meets CIDR”.
CWI research collaboration leads to 100 million euro investment in Amsterdam
CWI’s research partner Databricks announced it will invest 100 million euros to expand its Amsterdam office. The company aims to grow to hundreds of R&D engineers. Databricks settled in Amsterdam nearly three …
MonetDB Solutions secures investment from ServiceNow
MonetDB Solutions, a company formed by researchers at CWI, announces an investment from digital workflow company ServiceNow to help large enterprises drive digital transformation.
Responsible use of Data key theme in successful SIGMOD/PODS 2019 Amsterdam
Drawing over 1000 visitors and record industry sponsorship, this year’s edition of the ACM SIGMOD/PODS conference turned Amsterdam into the world’s hotspot for data management research. The week-long conference on one evening …
CWI spin-off company Dataspex offers solutions to big data challenges in astronomy
Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) has launched a new spin-off: Dataspex. The new company offers big data management solutions to astronomers.
Mark Raasveldt wins Student Research Competition at SIGMOD 2018
Mark Raasveldt, PhD student at CWI’s Database Architecture (DA) group, won the Student Research Competition at the SIGMOD 2018 conference for his work titled "MonetDBLite: An Embedded Analytical Database".