2015: Momentum, Moments and Memories

Greetings of the season from the Intel Science and Technology Center for Big Data.  As 2015 comes to a close, we thought we would share some moments and memories that were captured here in the ISTC for Big Data blog … Continue reading

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ISTC to Unveil New Big Data Federation Architecture at VLDB 2015

At the upcoming Very Large Data Bases 2015 Conference in Hawaii, the Intel Science and Technology Center for Big Data will unveil its first big “capstone” project: a federated reference architecture that enables query processing over multiple databases, where each … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Storage & Recovery Methods for Non-Volatile Memory Database Systems

By Joy Arulraj and Andrew Pavlo, Carnegie Mellon; and Subramanya Dulloor, Intel Labs In a joint collaboration between Carnegie Mellon University and Intel Labs, we explore the changes required in future database management systems to fully leverage the unique set of characteristics of non-volatile memory (NVM) technologies. … Continue reading

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Memory Wall? What Memory Wall?

by Holger Pirk, MIT CSAIL* Background With current RAM prices at less than $10K for a Terabyte, in-memory data management is viable, even for “big” data – especially for big data. Given enough Variety and Veracity, however, analyzing a Terabyte of “big” data … Continue reading

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ISTC for Big Data Researchers Present Work at NEDB Day 2015

ISTC for Big Data principal investigators (PIs) and researchers presented a broad base of research work at New England Database Day 2015, which was sponsored by Microsoft and held at the Stata Center at MIT in Cambridge, Mass., on Friday, … Continue reading

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Academic Collaboration: Accelerating the Practical Application of Research

By Jeff Parkhurst, Ph.D., Intel Labs The Intel Science and Technology Center Program is a series of research collaborations that pairs Intel with U.S. universities to identify and prototype revolutionary technology opportunities. The centers are designed to encourage closer collaboration … Continue reading

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ISTC for Big Data: 2015 and Beyond

By Sam Madden, ISTC for Big Data Co-Director Happy New Year, ISTC for Big Data blog readers! It’s been a busy year here at the ISTC for Big Data.  In this post, I call out a few of our highlights … Continue reading

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ISTC Researchers Present at CIDR 2015 January 5 & 6, 2015

ISTC for Big Data researchers will have a robust presence at CIDR 2015, the 7th biennial conference on innovative data systems research, January 4-7 in Asilomar, Calif. Here are summaries of the talks to be given by researchers (click on … Continue reading

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Scaling Databases to 1000 Cores

By Sungjin Lee, Postdoctoral Associate, Carnegie Mellon University At the Intel Science and Technology Center for Big Data’s annual Research Retreat at Intel’s Jones Farm campus in Hillsboro, Oregon, Xiangyao Yu of MIT described his team’s work in developing solutions … Continue reading

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Research Updates from the ISTC for Big Data

In August, researchers from Intel and participating institutions gathered at the Intel Science and Technology Center for Big Data’s annual Research Retreat at Intel’s Jones Farm campus in Hillsboro, Oregon to present their latest work and describe their progress. Here … Continue reading

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