Author Archives: Jacek Becla

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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XLDB update, events

Dear All, I wanted to give you a quick update on XLDB activities and events. (I realize we have been quiet for longer than usual, but trust me, a lot has been happening under the hood!) 1. Upcoming XLDB workshops We are organizing … Continue reading

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XLDB-2013 registration is now open

Hi all, The XLDB-2013 registration is now open. If you want to take advantage of discounted early registration prices, make sure you register before August 10. We’re currently in the process of reaching out to speakers, and I have strong … Continue reading

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XLDB use cases

Hi All, Prompted by many requests from the XLDB community to collect, publish and organize use cases related to managing and analyzing large data sets, and by a $100,000 gift from the Betty & Gordon Moore Foundation donated specifically to … Continue reading

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XLDB-2012 Workshop Report

  Hi All, We have finalized the report from the XLDB-2012 Workshop, please see: workshop report. As in the past, it will be published in Data Science Journal. Best regards, Jacek

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XLDB-2013

Hi All! It is time to start planning XLDB-2013 – the 7th Extremely Large Databases Conference! Dates & location We fixed the dates and finally managed to officially reserve the venue, so mark your calendars! The event will take place on September … Continue reading

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Best lightning talks

Hi all, We have the results from the best-lightning-talks survey: the top two speakers voted by the attendees are: Subha Madhavan: G-CODE Enables Actionable Clinical Knowledge from BIG DATA Magdalena Balazinska: Big-Data Analytics Usability As announced at the XLDB-2012 conference, the top … Continue reading

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ArrayQL page

For these interested in the array standard and algebra… We created a permanent page for ArrayQL, see http://www.xldb.org/arrayql/. We also created a mailing list which will be used for communication with the community about all ArrayQL related topics. This includes both … Continue reading

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XLDB-2012 highlights

Hi All, For those who did not have a chance to attend the XLDB-2012 event, here are a few highlights. The conference attracted over 300 attendees, and across all 3 events (tutorials, conference, workshop) we had 360+ unique registrants. Based … Continue reading

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Videos from XLDB2011 are available

Hi all! It took much longer than expected, but were finally able to release the video recordings from the XLDB-2011 conference. We have originally planned to release them through Stanford’s iTunes U, but eventually decided to publish them through YouTube. … Continue reading

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