Intel and the ISTC for Big Data (2012-2017): A Powerful Collaboration

By Jeff Parkhurst, Ph.D. and Timothy G. Mattson, Ph.D., Intel  The year 2012 was arguably the year that Big Data went mainstream. Data was being hailed as a new class of economic asset, similar to currency or gold, from the … Continue reading

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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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Analytic Monitoring for the Internet of Things

By Peter Bailis, Stanford Infolab, and Sam Madden, MIT CSAIL An increasing proportion of data today is generated by automated processes, sensors and devices—collectively called the Internet of Things (IoT).   Inexpensive hardware, widespread access to communication networks, and decreased … Continue reading

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Genomics Data, Analytics and the Future of Climate Change

By Vijay Gadepally, MIT CSAIL, in collaboration with the Chisholm Laboratory at MIT Meet Prochlorococcus marinus, a marine cyanobacterium that’s intricately linked to the global carbon cycle, widely present in seawater, and possibly holds secrets to future climate change. These … Continue reading

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Rethinking Streaming: Correct State Matters!

by Nesime Tatbul, Intel Labs and MIT CSAIL; Kristin Tufte, Portland State University; and Stan Zdonik, Brown University Stream processing has largely been thought of as real-time analytics. Data enters the system as streams and analytic functions (aggregates) are computed on the … Continue reading

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Just-in-time Data Transformation and Migration in Polystores

by Aaron Elmore and Adam Dziedzic, University of Chicago Organizations face managing and deriving value from an ever-growing amount of data. Beyond its size, this data is often varied in both structure (e.g., relational data, linked data, numerical data and streaming data) … Continue reading

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ISTC for Big Data Researchers Present at NEDB Day 2016

ISTC for Big Data principal investigators and researchers presented a broad base of research at North East Database Day 2016, which was sponsored by Microsoft and held at MIT’s Stata Center in Cambridge, Mass., January 28, 2016. The 8th Annual North … 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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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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Big Data in Transportation and Urban Planning

By Kristin Tufte, Portland State University, and Deena Platman, DKS Associates The Urban Planning and Transportation domains are undergoing a major change in data collection and usage. Two major factors contributing to this change are: first, a significant increase in … Continue reading

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