ISTC Researchers Present Work at NEDB Day 2017

ISTC for Big Data principal investigators, researchers and their students presented work at North East Database Day 2017, held at MIT’s Stata Center in Cambridge, Mass., on January 27, 2017. Microsoft and Facebook sponsored the event. The 9th Annual North East … Continue reading

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NVMRocks: RocksDB on Non-Volatile Memory Systems

By Jianhong Li (CMU), Andrew Pavlo (CMU), and Siying Dong (Facebook) Non-volatile memory (NVM) has been a game-changing memory technology. In contrast to traditional block-based durable storage devices, it provides low latency comparable to DRAM and byte-addressability. Although NVM is … Continue reading

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Write-Behind Logging

By Joy Arulraj, Matthew Perron, and Andrew Pavlo, Carnegie Mellon University In a joint collaboration between Carnegie Mellon University and Intel Labs, we explore the changes required in the logging and recovery algorithms in non-volatile memory database management systems (DBMSs). The results of this work … Continue reading

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Larger-than-Memory Data Management on Modern Storage Hardware for In-Memory OLTP Database Systems

By Lin Ma, Carnegie Mellon University; Joy Arulraj, Carnegie Mellon University; Sam Zhao, Brown University; Andrew Pavlo, Carnegie Mellon University; Subramanya R. Dulloor, Intel Labs; Michael J. Giardino, Georgia Institute of Technology; Jeff Parkhurst, Jason L. Gardner, Kshitij Doshi, Intel Labs; and Col. Stanley Zdonik, Brown … Continue reading

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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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Interface Sharing between Data Storage and Analytics

By Jack Dongarra, Piotr Luszczek and Thomas Herault of the University of Tennessee Innovative Computing Laboratory It is trite to say that traditional RDBMS optimize the data movement by bringing the query close to the data and not the other way around. … 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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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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