The XLDB community includes:

  • industrial users, including all major big data players in web, social networks, oil&gas, retail, healthcare, drug discovery, telecom, finances and more
  • data intensive science users, including all major laboratories from USA and many institutes and centers abroad
  • vendors/solution providers, including all major software (database and non-database technologies) and hardware providers
  • researchers from academia
  • others, including funding agencies and venture capitalists

Rough Breakdown


Past Attendees

Accenture, Acunu, ADRM Software, Akiban Technologies, Alanthus, Amazon, Ambleside Logic, AMD, Annai Systems, AOL, Apple, Arcadia Data, Archimedes Inc., ATS, AT&T Labs, Ayasdi Inc., BaclaceNet, BeyondCore, BHP Billiton, Big Data Perspectives, Booz Allen Hamilton, CA Labs, Calxeda, Canon, Canonical, Chevron, Cisco Systems, Cloud Era Ltd, Collaborative Drug Discovery. Inc., Comcast, Compass Labs, Concurrent. Inc., Conferra Software,, Cowen and Company, Cray, CSN Stores, Data Syndrome, D. E. Shaw Research, Digg. Inc., Dropbox, EA, eBay, EMC, EMI, EnkiScience, esurance, E*TRADE, ExxonMobil Chemical, ExxonMobil Research & Engineering, Facebook, Flexera Software, Fortytwo, Frank Olken Consulting, FutureWei, Game, GameStop, Getco LLC, GNS Healthcare, Google, Gridiron Systems, Guidewire Software, Hitachi America Ltd., Huawei/Futurewei Technologies, Hyves/Netherlands, Ibformatica Corp, InfoBlox, Informatica, Ingres Corporation, Intel, Intuit Inc., IntuitiveFind, JP Morgan Chase, Kaiser Permanente, Keyevent, KISTI, Knotice. Ltd., LG Consulting & Services. America, LinkedIn, Liquid Robotics Inc, Loblaw, Macys, Marin Software, MarkLogic, Maverix Biomics, Merck and Co. Inc., Merrill Lynch,, MGH/Partners HealthCare, Micron Technology. Inc, Mobclix, Mobile Iron. Inc., Mortar Data Inc., NEC Labs America, NEC Labs China, Netflix, Nokia, Nou Data, Novartis, nPARIO, NTT DATA. Inc., NTT Software Innovation Center, NYSE Euronext, Odiago / Wibi Data, Openwave Inc, Opera Solutions, OpsHub. Inc., Optiq, Orange – France Telecom, Orrick, PaperG, PayPal Inc., Pacific Gas & Electricity, Pentaho / Optiq, PeoplePad, Petroleum GeoServices/UK, Piston Cloud Computing, Planet OS, Platform Computing, Posterous, Preferred Infrastructure, PSC, Quantcast, Quora, Rakuten. Inc, Replicus Research, RGI Informatics, Rocksoft Systems, Rosneft. Ufa Scientific and Design Institute of oil, Royal Observatory, Saama Inc., Safeway,, Samsung, SAP Labs, Schooner Information Technology, Seagate Technology, SeaMicro, Sears, Serco-ESA, ShareThis. Inc, ScryHealth, SHC,, Shutterfly, SimpleGeo, Skytide. Inc., Softheon, Software Sustainability Institute, Splunk Inc., Squid Solutions, Credit Suisse (Switzerland), SSI, Storage Networking Industry Association, StrongMail, StumbleUpon / Arista Networks, Sumo Logic, Sun Microsystems, Sweetsoft, Symphony Service Corp, Target, TechnoImaging, Tech-X Corporation, TenMarks Education Inc., The Research Board, TiVo. Inc., Truviso. Inc., Twitter, Ubisoft, uCIRRUS Corporation, Unit Enterprises, USPTC, Velti. Inc., Violin Memory, Virginia Tech, Virident Corporation, Visa, VMware, Vodafone, WalmartLabs, Wayfair LLC, Wells Fargo Bank, Whamcloud. Inc., White Label Labs, WibiData, Yahoo!, Yolodata, Zettaset, Zynga

Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)/Japan, Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Astronomy institute Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON)/Netherlands, “Athena” Research Center (Greece), Berkeley Lab, Broad Institute, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Caltech, European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), CEA/Centre National de Génotypage/France, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) at Institut National de Physique Nucléaire et Physique des Particules (IN2P3)/France, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Deutscher Wetterdienst (Germany), École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)/Switzerland, e-Science Institute/UK, European Bioinformatics Institute/UK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory/UK, European Southern Observatory (ESO), European Molecular Biology Laboratory/UK (EMBL), European Space Agency (ESA), Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FermiLab), INFN – LNF/Italy, INFN – Roma, Tor Vergata/Italy, INFN – Università di Cagliari/Italy, Infrared Processing and Analysis Center (IPAC), Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris – CNRS/France, Institute for System Programming at Russian Academy of Science/Russia, International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research, Jozef Stefan Institute (Slovenia), Kapteyn Astronomical Institute- OmegaCEN, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)/Saudi Arabia, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Max-Planck-Institut fuer Psycholinguistik/Germany, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), Mount Sinai Hospital, NASA Ames Research Center, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO), National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), NCBI/NLM/NIH, NHGRI/NIH, NIH Chemical Genomics Center, NIH/NLM/NCBI, NIISI RAS, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pacific Biosciences, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, Qatar Computing Research Institute, Sandia National Laboratories, San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), Seattle Children’s Research Institute, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Space Telescope Science Institute, Square Kilometre Array, Sternberg Astronomical Institute/Russia, Tetherless World Constellation RPI, UCAR/Unidata, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (Switzerland), Wigner RCP Hungarian Academy of Sciences/Hungary, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Arizona State University, Brown University, Cardiff University, Carnegie Mellon University, Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica/Netherlands, Concordia University, Cornell University, University at Buffalo, Edinburgh University/UK, Emory University, ETH Zurich/Switzerland, Universität Freiburg/Switzerland, George Mason University, Georgetown University, Harvard, Humboldt-University of Berlin/Germany, ICRAR / University of Western Australia, Jacobs University/Germany, Johns Hopkins University, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)/ Saudi Arabia, M.I.T., Michigan State University, Monash University, Moscow University/Russia, National Technical University of Athens/Italy, Northwestern University, Oregon Health & Science University, Oxford University/UK, Plymouth Maine Laboratory/ UK, Portland State University, Purdue University, Renmin University of China/China, Rice University, Rutgers University of New Jersey, Stanford University, Stony Brook Univeristy, Technische Universität Braunschweig/Germany, Texas A&M University, Johns Hopkins University, Universit̩ Claude Bernard Lyon/France, University Florida, University of Athens/Italy, University of Bologna/Italy, University of Central Arkansas, University of Chicago, University of Edinburgh/UK, University of Geneva/Switzerland, University of Glasgow/UK, University of Hawaii, University of Illinois, University of Manchester, University of Michigan, University of Napoli/Italy, University of North Carolina, University of Pittsburgh, University of Reading, University of Rennes 1/France, University of Rochester, University of Southern California, University of Southern California, University of South Florida, University of Toronto/Canada, University of Tsukuba/Japan, University of Utah/SCI Institute, University of Virginia, University of WA, University of Washington, University of Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin at Madison,Wayne State University, U.C. Berkeley, U.C. Davis, U.C. Irvine, U.C. Merced, U.C. San Francisco, U.C. Santa Barbara, U.C. Santa Cruz, Vanderbilt University

Vendors / Solution providers:
10gen, Apache Hive, Aster Data, Calpont Corporation, Cloudera, Datameer, Hypertable, Greenplum, Hewlett-Packard, Hortonworks, IBM, InterSystems, MemSQL, Metamarkets, Metanautix, MetaScale, Microsoft, MongoLab, MySQL, Nebula, Netezza, Oracle, Objectivity, ParAccel, Paradigm4, ParStream GmbH, Percona Inc, PostgreSQL, Persistent Systems, SciDB, Sybase, Teradata, Third Eye Cloud Services, Tokutek, Vertica, VoltDB, Wolfram Research

Accel Partners, Americal Medical Association, Battery Ventures, City and County of San Francisco, Gartner, General Catalyst Partners, Department of Energy (DOE), Department of Defense (DOD), European Commission, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Kleiner Perkins, Library of Congress, Menlo Ventures, Middle Lake Partners, MITRE, Monash Research, National Science Foundation (NSF), NATO-Russia Council, New Enterprise Associates, National Security Agency (NSA), Socrata, US Congress, US Government, WinterCorp, X/Seed Capital