Tag Archives: Many-core

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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Solving the “One Concurrency Control Does Not Fit All” Problem for OLTP Databases

By Dixin Tang and Aaron J. Elmore, University of Chicago In this post, we present a new transactional database system that adaptively changes data organization and concurrency control protocols in response to workload changes. With the increasing memory sizes of … Continue reading

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TicToc: Time Traveling Optimistic Concurrency Control

By Xiangyao Yu, MIT CSAIL; Andrew Pavlo, Carnegie Mellon; Daniel Sanchez and Srinivas Devadas, MIT CSAIL The TicToc algorithm enables scalable and high-performing concurrency control for future multi- and many-core systems. Large-scale, highly parallel transaction processing systems can be built with TicToc. We … 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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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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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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Concurrency Control in the Many-core Era: Scalability and Limitations

By Xiangyao Yu, George Bezerra, Michael Stonebraker and Srini Devadas of MIT CSAIL and Andrew Pavlo of Carnegie Mellon University Computers are moving towards an era dominated by many-core machines with dozens or even hundreds of cores on a single chip. This unprecedented … Continue reading

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