Guaranteeing Query Runtimes for Analytics-as-a-Service

By Jennifer Ortiz and Magdalena Balazinska, University of Washington A variety of data analytics systems are available as cloud services today, including Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR), Redshift and Azure’s HDInsight. With these services, users have access to compute clusters that come … Continue reading

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Decibel: Dataset Branching for Collaborative Data Management

by Michael Maddox, MIT CSAIL, and Aaron J. Elmore, University of Chicago* In Big Data’s wake has come demand for tools to curate, manage and analyze shared datasets collaboratively. For instance, consider researchers in a social media company concurrently working … Continue reading

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