Tag Archives: Graphs

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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Graph Analytics: The New Use Case for Relational Databases

ByAlekh Jindal, MIT CSAIL Graph analytics are becoming increasingly popular with several new big-data application domains such as social networks, transportation networks, ad networks, e-commerce, and web search. However, these graph analytics workloads are seen as quite different from traditional database … Continue reading

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Improving Query Speeds on Vital Industry Big Data Sets

The Intel Science & Technology Center for Big Data is working on many ways to make it easier to access, store, manage and perform analytics on big, gnarly data sets that are vital to major fields of research. One way … Continue reading

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Benchmarking Graph Databases – Updates

By Alekh Jindal, MIT CSAIL After our last post about benchmarking graph databases, Neo Technology representatives contacted us and said that they repeated the shortest path queries on Neo4j with the Facebook dataset and they observed 2-4 orders of magnitude better … Continue reading

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Benchmarking Graph Databases

ByAlekh Jindal, MIT CSAIL Graph data management has recently received a lot of attention, particularly with the explosion of social media and other complex, inter-dependent datasets. As a result, a number of graph data management systems have been proposed. But … Continue reading

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Myria: Big Data Management as a Service

By Magdalena Balazinska, University of Washington Over the past year, the University of Washington Database Group has developed a new engine for managing Big Data. The system, called Myria, has been tested on 100-node Amazon EC2 deployments and on data from … Continue reading

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MapD: A Way to Map Big Data Faster

How a Fortuitous “Hack” Led to a Database Breakthrough “Necessity is the mother of invention” may be an old saying, but it’s so often true – even today. Which is why creative ideas for new technologies are coming not just … Continue reading

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What’s Next for GraphLab

By Emad Soroush, University of Washington GraphLab is a distributed engine specialized for graph processing.  At the Intel Science and Technology Center for Big Data Research Retreat held earlier this year, ISTC Principal Investigator Carlos Guestrin from University of Washington described … Continue reading

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Accelerating Big Data Computation and Visualization

By Jennie Duggan, MIT CSAIL The directors and faculty of the Intel Science and Technology Center for Big Data recently gathered in Santa Clara, California for its first annual Research Retreat. Faculty members and their students showed work in progress … Continue reading

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