The End of Slow Networks: It’s Time for a Redesign

by Tim Kraska and Carsten Binnig, Brown University Data Management Research Group The next generation of high-performance RDMA-capable networks requires a fundamental rethinking of the design of modern distributed database systems (DDBMS). Current distributed databases are commonly designed under the … Continue reading

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Michael Stonebraker On Six Weeks of Turing Award Travels

ISTC for Big Data co-founder and MIT CSAIL professor Michael Stonebraker received the Association for Computing Machinery’s 2014 A.M. Turing Award for his contributions to the field of database management systems (DBMSs), including creating multiple successful database companies to commercialize … Continue reading

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