[News] SIGMOD Demo Paper

Nick Katsipoulakis, Cory Thoma, Dr. Labrinidis, Dr. Adam Lee, and Dr. Chrysanthis have a demo entitled "Confidential Elastic Processing of Data Streams" in SIGMOD 2015 in Melborne, Australia.
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[Talks][DB Talk] Shimin Chen: Persistent B+Trees in NonVolatile Main Memory (02/10/2015, 11:00am-12:00pm, Eli Lilly Room)

Presenter: Shimin Chen
Date: Tuesday, Febuary 10, 2015
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Eli Lilly Room, Sennott Square, University of Pittsburgh

[News] Congratulations to Cory for passing his comprehensive exam

Congratulations to Cory Thoma for passing his comprehensive examination today, putting him one step closer to getting his PhD!

[News] Professor Panos K. Chrysanthis participated in the panel on "BigData - Challenges and Opportunities"

Professor Panos K. Chrysanthis participated in the panel on "BigData - Challenges and Opportunities" of the 10th IEEE International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing (CollaborateCom 2014), held on October 24, 2014.

[Paper] CollaborateCom'14 and BigGraphs 2014

Two new papers published in the IEEE CollaborateCom 2014 conference and in the workshop on BigGraphs 2014 (held together with the 2014 IEEE Big Data Conference).

[NEWS] Professors Alexandros Labrinidis and Panos K. Chrysanthis are co-investigators in the newly funded Center for Causal Modeling and Discovery of Biomedical Knowledge from Big Data (CCMD).

Professors Alexandros Labrinidis and Panos K. Chrysanthis are co-investigators in the newly funded Center for Causal Modeling and Discovery of Biomedical Knowledge from Big Data (CCMD), which is one of the 12 new Centers of Excellence funded through NIH's Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) program.  

[DB Talk][DB Seminar] CMU/Pitt Joint DB Monthly Meetup

Date: Wednesday, October 22nd @ 4:30 pm
Location: Room 5317, Sennott Square Building, University of Pittsburgh Campus
Speaker: Spyros Blanas, Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University
Title: Scalable in situ query processing for exploratory data analysis

[Paper]Professor Alexandros Labrinidis is the co-author of a new review article entitled "Big Data and Its Technical Challenges"

Big Data and Its Technical Challenges, was published in the July 2014 issue of the Communications of the ACM. There is also a companion web site at db.cs.pitt.edu/bigdata/resources

[News] Roxana Gheorghiu has successfully defended her PhD. thesis entitled Unifying Qualitative and Quantitative Database Preferences to Enhance Query Personalization

On Friday, May 30, Roxana Gheorghiu successfully defended her thesis. Congratulations Roxana! More information can be found here.

[DB Talk][DB Seminar] CMU/Pitt Joint DB Monthly Meetup

Date: Wednesday, April 16th @ 4:30 pm
Location: Board Room, Room 6329, 6th floor Sennott Square Building, Pitt Campus
Speaker: Roger MacNicol, PhD Oracle
Title: Columnar Processing in Oracle: pivots and fractured mirrors