The Big Data ISTC: A Retrospection by Michael Stonebraker, Samuel Madden and Timothy Mattson

The Big Data ISTC is a research project sponsored by Intel that ran for five years (August 2012- August 2017).  This blog post highlights some of the accomplishments and lessons learned during this period. Big data is usually categorized into … Continue reading

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In-Database Analytics for Large Array Data

By Jack Dongarra,* Piotr Luszczek and Thomas Herault of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville  Performing analytics inside a database gets progressively important. In the context of SciDB, the data model involves arrays either fully populated (dense) or with empty entries (sparse). Very … Continue reading

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