Database Architectures group news

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 …

Making a tedious search a breeze: parallel query execution in multi-core systems

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).

Martin Kersten appointed ACM Fellow

CWI develops new tools for data exploration

PhD student Thibault Sellam from CWI developed new tools to explore large databases. It allows explorative users to find interesting information hidden inside a database, with little or no knowledge of the …

CWI develops new tools for data exploration

Martin Kersten receives 2016 SIGMOD Systems Award

Martin Kersten is the recipient of the 2016 SIGMOD Systems Award for the design and implementation of MonetDB, a pioneering main-memory database system based on a columnar data organization.

Martin Kersten receives 2016 SIGMOD Systems Award

CWI spin-off MonetDB Solutions helps building ExaNeSt platform

In a new EU project MonetDB Solutions helps to showcase the future generation ExaNeSt platform, which consists of up to 10 million of low-cost and low-energy ARM processors. The CWI spin-off will …

CWI spin-off MonetDB Solutions helps building ExaNeSt platform

Efficient method to make changes in compressed database

PhD student Sándór Héman from CWI developed a new method to compress a large database, allowing for a much faster transport of data from storage to processor. Furthermore he developed efficient algorithms …

Tracing Stars with MonetDB in the Cloud

The Dutch database technology company MonetDB Solutions and CWI will develop new techniques to facilitate the storage and analysis of the vast data volumes from the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope. The …

Tracing Stars with MonetDB in the Cloud

Hannes Mühleisen in media about insecure wifi in trains

Hannes Mühleisen, a postdoc researcher at CWI, recently found that he could see too much information from the wifi network in NS trains, which are passing close by his home - a …

Hannes Mühleisen in media about insecure wifi in trains