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Stonebraker on NoSQL and enterprises
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:August 2011
pp. 10-11
The Communications Web site, http://cacm.acm.org, features more than a dozen bloggers in the BLOG@CACM community. In each issue of Communications, we'll publish selected posts or excerpts.twitterFollow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/blogCACMhttp://cac...
     
Stonebraker on data warehouses
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:May 2011
pp. 10-11
The Communications Web site, http://cacm.acm.org, features more than a dozen bloggers in the BLOG@CACM community. In each issue of Communications, we'll publish selected posts or excerpts.twitterFollow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/blogCACMhttp://cac...
     
The Claremont report on database research
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Alexander S. Szalay, Alon Y. Halevy, Anastasia Ailamaki, Anhai Doan, Beng Chin Ooi, Daniela Florescu, Donald Kossmann, Eric A. Brewer, Gerhard Weikum, Hank F. Korth, Hector Garcia-Molina, Johannes Gehrke, Joseph M. Hellerstein, Laura M. Haas, Le Gruenwald, Michael J. Carey, Michael J. Franklin, Michael Stonebraker, Philip A. Bernstein, Raghu Ramakrishnan, Rakesh Agrawal, Roger Magoulas, Samuel Madden, Sunita Sarawagi, Surajit Chaudhuri, Tim O'Reilly, Yannis E. Ioannidis, Alexander S. Szalay, Alon Y. Halevy, Anastasia Ailamaki, Anhai Doan, Beng Chin Ooi, Daniela Florescu, Donald Kossmann, Eric A. Brewer, Gerhard Weikum, Hank F. Korth, Hector Garcia-Molina, Johannes Gehrke, Joseph M. Hellerstein, Laura M. Haas, Le Gruenwald, Michael J. Carey, Michael J. Franklin, Michael Stonebraker, Philip A. Bernstein, Raghu Ramakrishnan, Rakesh Agrawal, Roger Magoulas, Samuel Madden, Sunita Sarawagi, Surajit Chaudhuri, Tim O'Reilly, Yannis E. Ioannidis
Issue Date:June 2009
pp. 101-104
Database research is expanding, with major efforts in system architecture, new languages, cloud services, mobile and virtual worlds, and interplay between structure and text.
     
MapReduce and parallel DBMSs: friends or foes?
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Alexander Rasin, Andrew Pavlo, Andrew Pavlo, Andrew Pavlo, Daniel Abadi, Daniel Abadi, Daniel Abadi, David J. DeWitt, David J. DeWitt, David J. DeWitt, Erik Paulson, Erik Paulson, Erik Paulson, Michael Stonebraker, Michael Stonebraker, Michael Stonebraker, Sam Madden, Sam Madden, Sam Madden
Issue Date:January 2010
pp. 64-71
MapReduce complements DBMSs since databases are not designed for extract-transform-load tasks, a MapReduce specialty.
     
Researchers' big data crisis; understanding design and functionality
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Jason Hong, Michael Stonebraker, Jason Hong, Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:February 2012
pp. 10-11
The Communications Web site, http://cacm.acm.org, features more than a dozen bloggers in the BLOG@CACM community. In each issue of Communications, we'll publish selected posts or excerpts.twitterFollow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/blogCACMhttp://cac...
     
Saying good-bye to DBMSs, designing effective interfaces
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Jason Hong, Michael Stonebraker, Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:September 2009
pp. 12-13
The Communications Web site, http://cacm.acm.org, features 13 bloggers in the BLOG@CACM community. In each issue of Communications, we'll publish excerpts from selected posts, plus readers' comments.Michael Stonebraker discusses the problems with relationa...
     
A tribute to Jim Gray
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By David J. DeWitt, Michael Stonebraker, David J. DeWitt, Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:November 2008
pp. 486-487
We knew him as both scholar and friend.
     
Text and structured data fusion in data tamer at scale
Found in: 2014 IEEE 30th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE)
By Michael Gubanov,Michael Stonebraker,Daniel Bruckner
Issue Date:March 2014
pp. 1258-1261
Large-scale text data research has recently started to regain momentum [1]–[10], because of the wealth of up to date information communicated in unstructured format. For example, new information in online media (e.g. Web blogs, Twitter, Facebook, news feed...
   
SciDB: A Database Management System for Applications with Complex Analytics
Found in: Computing in Science & Engineering
By Michael Stonebraker,Paul Brown,Donghui Zhang,Jacek Becla
Issue Date:May 2013
pp. 54-62
A description and discussion of the SciDB database management system focuses on lessons learned, application areas, performance comparisons against other solutions, and additional approaches to managing data and complex analytics.
 
SubZero: A fine-grained lineage system for scientific databases
Found in: 2013 IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2013)
By Eugene Wu,Samuel Madden,Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:April 2013
pp. 865-876
Data lineage is a key component of provenance that helps scientists track and query relationships between input and output data. While current systems readily support lineage relationships at the file or data array level, finer-grained support at an array-...
 
The Future of Scientific Data Bases
Found in: Data Engineering, International Conference on
By Michael Stonebraker,Anastasia Ailamaki,Jeremy Kepner,Alex Szalay
Issue Date:April 2012
pp. 7-8
For many decades, users in scientific fields (domain scientists) have resorted to either home-grown tools or legacy software for the management of their data. Technological advancements nowadays necessitate many of the properties such as data independence,...
 
Efficient Versioning for Scientific Array Databases
Found in: Data Engineering, International Conference on
By Adam Seering,Philippe Cudre-Mauroux,Samuel Madden,Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:April 2012
pp. 1013-1024
In this paper, we describe a versioned database storage manager we are developing for the SciDB scientific database. The system is designed to efficiently store and retrieve array-oriented data, exposing a ``no-overwrite'' storage model in which each updat...
 
High-Availability Algorithms for Distributed Stream Processing
Found in: Data Engineering, International Conference on
By Michael Stonebraker, Uğur Çetintemel
Issue Date:April 2005
pp. 2-11
<p>The last 25 years of commercial DBMS development can be summed up in a single phrase:
 
High-Availability Algorithms for Distributed Stream Processing
Found in: Data Engineering, International Conference on
By Jeong-Hyon Hwang, Magdalena Balazinska, Alexander Rasin, Uğur Çetintemel, Michael Stonebraker, Stan Zdonik
Issue Date:April 2005
pp. 779-790
<p>Stream-processing systems are designed to support an emerging class of applications that require sophisticated and timely processing of high-volume data streams, often originating in distributed environments. Unlike traditional data-processing app...
 
ESMDIS: Earth System Model Data Information System
Found in: Scientific and Statistical Database Management, International Conference on
By Yuechen Chi, Carlos R. Mechoso, Richard R. Muntz, Edmond Mesrobian, Michael Stonebraker, Keith Sklower, Richard Troy
Issue Date:August 1997
pp. 116
The goal of the development of the Earth System Model Data Information System (ESMDIS) are to provide earth scientists: 1) an output management system of Earth System Model (ESM) to browse the metadata and retrieve a desired subset of ESM output; 2) an ana...
 
Tioga-2: A Direct Manipulation Database Visualization Environment
Found in: Data Engineering, International Conference on
By Alexander Aiken, Jolly Chen, Michael Stonebraker, Allison Woodruff
Issue Date:March 1996
pp. 208
This paper reports on user experience with Tioga, a DBMS-centric visualization tool developed at Berkeley. Based on this experience, we have designed Tioga-2 as a direct manipulation system that is more powerful and much easier to program. A detailed desig...
 
Chabot: Retrieval from a Relational Database of Images
Found in: Computer
By Virginia E. Ogle, Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:September 1995
pp. 40-48
With its digitized image collection growing and the number of requests for prints and slides increasing, the State of California Department of Water Resources is looking to Chabot to enhance its search and retrieval capabilities. Chabot is a picture retrie...
 
Sequoia 2000: A Reflection on the First Three Years
Found in: Computing in Science and Engineering
By Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:December 1994
pp. 63-72
<p>Sequoia 2000 addresses growing worldwide concern regarding changes to the Earth's surface, inhabitants, and atmosphere. The project is named for the Sierra Nevada's giant trees, the largest organisms on Earth, and is driven by our need to address ...
 
Rethinking main memory OLTP recovery
Found in: 2014 IEEE 30th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE)
By Nirmesh Malviya,Ariel Weisberg,Samuel Madden,Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:March 2014
pp. 604-615
Fine-grained, record-oriented write-ahead logging, as exemplified by systems like ARIES, has been the gold standard for relational database recovery. In this paper, we show that in modern high-throughput transaction processing systems, this is no longer th...
   
Of XML and databases (panel session): where's the beef?
Found in: Proceedings of the 2000 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data (SIGMOD '00)
By Adam Bosworth, Bruce Lindsay, Dan Suciu, Jennifer Widom, Michael J. Carey, Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:May 2000
pp. 245-253
This panel will examine the implications of the XML revolution, which is currently raging on the web, for database systems research and development.
     
DataSplash
Found in: Proceedings of the 1998 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data (SIGMOD '98)
By Alexander Aiken, Allison Woodruff, Chris Olston, Mark Lin, Michael Chu, Michael Stonebraker, Mybrid Spalding, Vuk Ercegovac
Issue Date:June 1998
pp. 227-234
Database visualization is an area of growing importance as database systems become larger and more accessible. DataSplash is an easy-to-use, integrated environment for navigating, creating, and querying visual representations of data. We will demonstrate t...
     
Simulation methodology II
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th conference on Winter simulation (WSC '73)
By Donald L. Inglehart, Grace Carter, J. W. Schmidt, Michael A. Crane, Michael Stonebraker, R. E. Taylor, V. Chachra, William E. Biles
Issue Date:January 1973
pp. 226
This session focuses on new techniques to assist practitioners of simulation in obtaining desired results efficiently. Many such users are attempting to find optimum performance of a simulated system. In this situation, the problem of selecting a procedure...
     
Big data is 'buzzword du jour;' CS academics 'have the best job'
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Judy Robertson, Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:September 2013
pp. 10-11
The Communications Web site, http://cacm.acm.org, features more than a dozen bloggers in the BLOG@CACM community. In each issue of Communications, we'll publish selected posts or excerpts.twitterFollow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/blogCACMhttp://cac...
     
EarthDB: scalable analysis of MODIS data using SciDB
Found in: Proceedings of the 1st ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Analytics for Big Geospatial Data (BigSpatial '12)
By Gary Planthaber, James Frew, Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:November 2012
pp. 11-19
Earth scientists are increasingly experiencing difficulties with analyzing rapidly growing volumes of complex data. Those who must perform analysis directly on low-level National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Moderate Resolution Imaging Spect...
     
New opportunities for New SQL
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:November 2012
pp. 10-11
The Communications Web site, http://cacm.acm.org, features more than a dozen bloggers in the BLOG@CACM community. In each issue of Communications, we publish selected posts or excerpts.twitterFollow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/blogCACMhttp://cacm.a...
     
10 rules for scalable performance in 'simple operation' datastores
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Michael Stonebraker, Rick Cattell, Rick Cattell
Issue Date:June 2011
pp. 72-80
Partition data and operations, keep administration simple, do not assume one size fits all.
     
In search of database consistency
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:October 2010
pp. 8-9
http://cacm.acm.org/blogs/blog-cacmThe Communications Web site, http://cacm.acm.org, features more than a dozen bloggers in the BLOG@CACM community. In each issue of Communications, we'll publish selected posts or excerpts.twitterFollow us on Twitter at ht...
     
SQL databases v. NoSQL databases
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:April 2010
pp. 10-11
The Communications Web site, http://cacm.acm.org, features more than a dozen bloggers in the BLOG@CACM community. In each issue of Communications, we'll publish excerpts from selected posts.twitterFollow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/blogCACMMichael ...
     
A comparison of approaches to large-scale data analysis
Found in: Proceedings of the 35th SIGMOD international conference on Management of data (SIGMOD '09)
By Alexander Rasin, Andrew Pavlo, Daniel J. Abadi, David J. DeWitt, Erik Paulson, Michael Stonebraker, Samuel Madden
Issue Date:June 2009
pp. 3-4
There is currently considerable enthusiasm around the MapReduce (MR) paradigm for large-scale data analysis [17]. Although the basic control flow of this framework has existed in parallel SQL database management systems (DBMS) for over 20 years, some have ...
     
Technical perspectiveOne size fits all: an idea whose time has come and gone
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 486-487
Targeted IE methods are transforming into open-ended techniques.
     
OLTP through the looking glass, and what we found there
Found in: Proceedings of the 2008 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data (SIGMOD '08)
By Daniel J. Abadi, Michael Stonebraker, Samuel Madden, Stavros Harizopoulos
Issue Date:June 2008
pp. 13-14
Online Transaction Processing (OLTP) databases include a suite of features - disk-resident B-trees and heap files, locking-based concurrency control, support for multi-threading - that were optimized for computer technology of the late 1970's. Advances in ...
     
Data integration through transform reuse in the Morpheus project
Found in: Proceedings of the 2006 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data (SIGMOD '06)
By Joachim Hammer, Michael Stonebraker, Mujde Pamuk, Seok-Won Seong, Tiffany Dohzen
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 736-738
We discuss Morpheus, a data transformation construction tool and associated repository. The architecture of Morpheus is motivated by the goal to reuse (pieces of) previously written transformations to solve data integration problems by finding relevant one...
     
Fault-tolerance in the Borealis distributed stream processing system
Found in: Proceedings of the 2005 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data (SIGMOD '05)
By Hari Balakrishnan, Magdalena Balazinska, Michael Stonebraker, Samuel Madden
Issue Date:June 2005
pp. 13-24
We present a replication-based approach to fault-tolerant distributed stream processing in the face of node failures, network failures, and network partitions. Our approach aims to reduce the degree of inconsistency in the system while guaranteeing that av...
     
Load management and high availability in the Medusa distributed stream processing system
Found in: Proceedings of the 2004 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data (SIGMOD '04)
By Hari Balakrishnan, Magdalena Balazinska, Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:June 2004
pp. 929-930
Medusa [3, 6] is a distributed stream processing system based on the Aurora single-site stream processing engine [1]. We demonstrate how Medusa handles time-varying load spikes and provides high availability in the face of network partitions. We demonstrat...
     
Content integration for e-business
Found in: Proceedings of the 2001 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data (SIGMOD '01)
By Joseph M. Hellerstein, Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:May 2001
pp. 256-266
We define the problem of content integration for E-Business, and show how it differs in fundamental ways from traditional issues surrounding data integration, application integration, data warehousing and OLTP. Content integration includes catalog integrat...
     
VIDA: (Visual Information Density Adjuster)
Found in: CHI '99 extended abstracts on Human factors in computer systems (CHI '99)
By Allison Woodruff, James Landay, Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:May 1999
pp. 19-20
Multiple studies have shown that clutter or sparsity in visual representations can have negative effects ranging from decreased user performance to diminished visual appeal. We have developed a system that assists users in the construction and navigation o...
     
Constant density visualizations of non-uniform distributions of data
Found in: Proceedings of the 11th annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology (UIST '98)
By Allison Woodruff, James Landay, Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:November 1998
pp. 19-28
This paper describes a Computer Aided Design system for sketching free-form polygonal surfaces such as terrains and other natural objects. The user manipulates two 3D position and orientation trackers with three buttons, one for each hand. Each hand has a ...
     
Are we working on the right problems? (panel)
Found in: Proceedings of the 1998 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data (SIGMOD '98)
By Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:June 1998
pp. 227-234
There appears to be a discrepancy between the research topics being pursued by the database research community and the key problems facing information systems decisions makers such as Chief Information Officers (CIOs). Panelists will present their view of ...
     
Goal-directed zoom
Found in: CHI 98 conference summary on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '98)
By Allison Woodruff, James Landay, Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:April 1998
pp. 305-306
We present an approach to control information flow in object-oriented systems. The decision of whether an informatin flow is permitted or denied depends on both the authorizations specified on the objects and the process by which information is obtained an...
     
Objects and databases (panel)
Found in: Proceedings of the ninth annual conference on Object-oriented programming systems, language, and applications (OOPSLA '94)
By Jacob Stein, Jnan Dash, Mary Loomis, Michael Stonebraker, Thomas Atwood
Issue Date:October 1994
pp. 99-107
Integrated, dynamically-typed object-oriented programming environments offer many advantages, but have trouble producing small, self-contained applications. Recent advances in type inference have made it possible to build an application extractor for Self....
     
The Miro DBMS
Found in: Proceedings of the 1993 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data (SIGMOD '93)
By Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:May 1993
pp. 300-311
This short paper explains the key object-relational (OR) DBMS technology used by the Miro DBMS.
     
Predicate migration: optimizing queries with expensive predicates
Found in: Proceedings of the 1993 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data (SIGMOD '93)
By Joseph M. Hellerstein, Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:May 1993
pp. 300-311
The traditional focus of relational query optimization schemes has been on the choice of join methods and join orders. Restrictions have typically been handled in query optimizers by “predicate pushdown” rules, which apply restrictions in some ...
     
The SEQUOIA 2000 storage benchmark
Found in: Proceedings of the 1993 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data (SIGMOD '93)
By Jeff Meredith, Jim Frew, Kenn Gardels, Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:May 1993
pp. 300-311
This paper presents a benchmark that concisely captures the data base requirements of a collection of Earth Scientists working in the SEQUOIA 2000 project on various aspects of global change research. This benchmark has the novel characteristic that it use...
     
Segment indexes: dynamic indexing techniques for multi-dimensional interval data
Found in: Proceedings of the 1991 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data (SIGMOD '91)
By Curtis P. Kolovson, Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:May 1991
pp. 328-340
Iris is an object-oriented database management system being developed at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories [1], [3]. This videotape provides an overview of the Iris data model and a summary of our experiences in converting a computer-integrated manufacturing ap...
     
Managing persistent objects in a multi-level store
Found in: Proceedings of the 1991 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data (SIGMOD '91)
By Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:May 1991
pp. 328-340
Iris is an object-oriented database management system being developed at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories [1], [3]. This videotape provides an overview of the Iris data model and a summary of our experiences in converting a computer-integrated manufacturing ap...
     
Semantics based transaction management techniques for replicated data
Found in: Proceedings of the 1988 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data (SIGMOD '88)
By Akhil Kumar, Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:June 1988
pp. 117-125
Data is often replicated in distributed database applications to improve availability and response time. Conventional multi-copy algorithms deliver fast response times and high availability for read-only transactions while sacrificing these goals for updat...
     
Database systems: achievements and opportunities
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Avi Silberschatz, Jeff Ullman, Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:January 1988
pp. 110-120
Master's level computer science programs have experienced significant and sustained growth during the past two decades. According to the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics [4], a total of 1,588 master's degrees were con...
     
The POSTGRES next generation database management system
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Greg Kemnitz, Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:January 1988
pp. 78-92
Master's level computer science programs have experienced significant and sustained growth during the past two decades. According to the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics [4], a total of 1,588 master's degrees were con...
     
Extending a database system with procedures
Found in: ACM Transactions on Database Systems (TODS)
By Eric Hanson, Jeff Anton, Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:September 1987
pp. 350-376
This paper suggests that more powerful database systems (DBMS) can be built by supporting database procedures as full-fledged database objects. In particular, allowing fields of a database to be a collection of queries in the query language of the system i...
     
The design of POSTGRES
Found in: Proceedings of the 1986 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data (SIGMOD '86)
By Lawrence A. Rowe, Michael Stonebraker
Issue Date:May 1986
pp. 261-275
This paper presents the preliminary design of a new database management system, called POSTGRES, that is the successor to the INGRES relational database system. The main design goals of the new system are toprovide better support for complex objects,provid...
     
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