Author Archives: Jacek Becla

XLDB-2016 videos (finally) posted

We finally posted videos from the XLDB-2016 conference, see XLDB-2016 Program, or the XLDB-2016 YouTube playlist. Better late than never 🙂 Jacek Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the … Continue reading

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XLDB-2016

Dear All, The preparations for XLDB-2016 are well under way. In a nutshell, we have set up the usual website, formed the organizing committee, and come up with a draft program for a 3-day conference (no invitational workshop). We are … Continue reading

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XLDB-2015 Workshop Report

All, We just released a short summary of the XLDB-2015 Workshop. The link is available through the xldb.org/events page. Direct link: XLDB-2015 Workshop Report. Jacek & K-T Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers … Continue reading

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Best Lightning Talks Selected

“Sketchy Approximations” and “Apache Calcite” won the Best XLDB-2015 Lightning Talks contents. Congratulations to Eric Tschetter and Julian Hyde! Each of them is getting a 30 minute keynote speaking slot at the XLDB-2016, so you will hear them speaking soon! … Continue reading

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XLDB-2015, discussion group

All, We just finished XLDB-2015. We has a superb line up of speakers. Both the conference and the workshop went *very* well. Slides from the conference have been posted on the web  (http://www-conf.slac.stanford.edu/xldb2015/ProgramC.asp), and the videos will be posted in … Continue reading

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Stephen Wolfram speaking at XLDB-2015

Stephen Wolfram accepted our invitation and will be giving a keynote at XLDB-2015 in May at Stanford. If you haven’t registered, it is still not too late! http://xldb.org/2015 Jacek Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via … Continue reading

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XLDB-2015 registration open, draft agenda published

Dear All, We have opened the XLDB-2015 conference registration. To take advantage of our early registration rate ($250) make sure you register before March 31. In response to your requests, we are introducing a special student rate ($150). If you know … Continue reading

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SLAC XLDB/LSST Group is Expanding

Dear All, I know many of you don’t have time to read long posts, so I’ll get to the point right away: Our group is hiring, and it is essential we find the best candidates; the better people we find … Continue reading

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XLDB-healthcare workshop

Dear All, We are organizing a joint XLDB-Stony Brook workshop focused on exploring the applicability of XLDB technologies to healthcare, with an ambitious goal to “re-engineer” healthcare data management and analytics. In the tradition of past XLDB events, we are … Continue reading

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XLDB workshop in Rio de Janeiro

All, As announced at XLDB-2013 last September, we are organizing a satellite XLDB workshop in Rio de Janeiro/Brazil, June 3-4. The meeting will focus primarily on topics related to scientific and industrial Big Data Management and Analytics from the perspective … Continue reading

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