Database Architectures group news
CWI spin-off MonetDB Solutions teams up with Numascale
CWI spin-off company MonetDB Solutions and the Norwegian appliance company Numascale have joined forces to develop database appliances that enable companies and organizations to perform easier and more affordable big data analytics.
Stefan Manegold appointed professor at Leiden University
Starting from 15 September 2014, Stefan Manegold, of the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in Amsterdam, has been appointed Professor for Data Management at the Faculty of Science of Leiden University.
International innovation award to Martin Kersten
Martin Kersten, Research fellow at the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) is awarded the 2014 SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award, the most prestigious prize for researchers who have made innovative and …
Database Indexes for the Big Data Era
Researchers of Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in Amsterdam have developed new methods to index huge databases. These space efficient indexes are lightweight to build and maintain and grow less than linear …
CWI in European research project precision farming
Increasingly, remote sensing data is made publicly available by organizations such as ESA and NASA. Based on these data, and in combination with other sources, new valuable applications can be created.
CWI researchers in European RETHINK big project
Every two days, we create the equivalent of all the data generated throughout human history up until 2003. The intelligent use of this data shows enormous potential for generating new knowledge and …
Arnold Smeulders member of Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities
Arnold Smeulders (COMMIT/, UvA and CWI) has been invited to become a member of the Royal Holland Society of Sciences
CWI and MonetDB in Big Data research project
Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science (LIACS) has received a grant award from NWO for a joint proposal with Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), CWI spin-off MonetDB (Amsterdam), Tata Steel (IJmuiden) and …