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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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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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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S-Store: A Big-Velocity Database System

By John Meehan, PhD Candidate, Brown University At the 2014 Intel Science and Technology Center for Big Data annual Research Retreat, Nesime Tatbul of Intel Labs and MIT provided an update on S-Store. Background Recently, the architectures of transactional processing DBMSs … Continue reading

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Beyond Data Lakes: The DataHub

Organizations are scrambling to capitalize on Big Data for business analytics. By necessity, they’ve developed some creative new data management ideas. Data lakes is one of these. Cheap commodity servers, clustering, cloud, Hadoop and distributed data storage methods have laid … Continue reading

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Building a New Application-to-Hardware Management Stack for Big Data

The Intel Science and Technology Center for Big Data partners – Intel Labs and its seven participating academic research institutions – recently unanimously agreed to focus their research on a pioneering effort: creating a new application-to-hardware big-data management stack. Unique in industry … Continue reading

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S-Store: Real-Time Analytics Meets Transaction Processing

By Nesime Tatbul, Intel Labs and MIT Managing high-speed data streams generated in real time is an integral part of today’s big data applications. In a wide range of domains from social media to financial trading, there is a growing … Continue reading

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