Database Architectures group news
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".
Hardman new chair Amsterdam Data Science, Boncz joins Supervisory Board
As of January 2018, CWI researcher Lynda Hardman is the new chair of the management team of Amsterdam Data Science. Peter Boncz, CWI researcher and part of the CWI management team, will …
CWI Database Architecture researchers awarded with best paper runner up award at SSDBM
Researchers of CWI's Database Architecture group have been awarded with a best paper runner up award at 29th International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management (SSDBM 2017) in Chicago. The researchers …
CWI & Databricks: Big Data in Amsterdam
Amsterdam wants to play a leading international role in the development of data science research. In Big Data Amsterdam, Financieele Dagblad journalist Job Woudt interviews Amsterdam Data Science researchers on the functioning …
Making a tedious search a breeze: parallel query execution in multi-core systems
When you request information from a huge database, you might want to grab a cup of coffee and sit back, because your request may take a while. How can we optimize searches …
Martin Kersten appointed ACM Fellow
CWI fellow Martin Kersten has been appointed as one of the 2016 fellows of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM).