Tupleware: Redefining Modern Analytics

By Andrew Crotty, Alex Galakatos, and Tim Kraska, Brown University The increasing prevalence of big data across all industries and sciences is causing a profound shift in the nature and scope of analytics. Increasingly complex computations, ranging from machine learning to predictive … Continue reading

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OLTP Database Systems for Non-Volatile Memory

By Joy Arulraj, Justin Debrabant, Andrew Pavlo, Michael Stonebraker, Stan Zdonik, and Subramanya Dulloor In this joint collaboration between Brown, CMU, MIT CSAIL and Intel Labs, we explore two possible use cases of Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) for on-line transaction processing (OLTP) DBMSs. Evaluation of software systems using NVM is challenging … Continue reading

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Unfolding Physiological State and the Big Data Variety Challenge

By Tristan Naumann, MIT CSAIL* In exploring better ways to handle the challenge of Big Data Variety, the ISTC for Big Data has been working with the Multiparameter Intelligent Monitoring in Intensive Care (MIMIC) II database, which is composed of de-identified … Continue reading

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