VLDB 2013: ISTC Faculty Members to Present Keynote and Five Papers

ISTC for Big Data faculty members and their students will present five papers at the 39th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, August 26 to 30, 2013, in Riva del Garda, Trento, Italy. In addition, ISTC for Big Data … Continue reading

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BlinkDB: A Massively Parallel Query Engine for Big Data

By Barzan Mozafari, University of Michigan Ann Arbor* Today, if you have a few terabytes of data stored on your disk, even calculating a simple average can take up to a few days. Of course parallelism helps, but not too … Continue reading

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Accelerated Linear Algebra on Big Data

By Jack Dongarra, University of Tennessee Knoxville and Innovative Computing Laboratory Often with Big Data come massive amounts of computations. For example, gene correlations may be analyzed with the Singular Value Decomposition as it is done in the GenMark benchmark. The SVD algorithm is a robust method that … Continue reading

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Myria: Big Data Management as a Service

By Magdalena Balazinska, University of Washington Over the past year, the University of Washington Database Group has developed a new engine for managing Big Data. The system, called Myria, has been tested on 100-node Amazon EC2 deployments and on data from … Continue reading

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