Yanlei featured on SIGMOD Blog post on Data Exploration

Data exploration has changed in recent years due to the increasing gap between the amount of data available and the limited human ability to comprehend data as well as the emerging trend for data democratization. Melanie Herschel and Yannis Velegrakis interviewed Sihem Amer-Yahia (CNRS Research), Rick Cole (Tableau Software), Gautam Das (University of Texas, Arlington), Yanlei Diao …

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SIGMOD 2017 notes

The summary of some presentations at SIGMOD 2017 Keynote: Democratizing Advanced Analytics Beyond Just Plumbing Advanced analytics = data management + ML (Machine Learning). Machine Learning puts more focus on accuracy (or other evaluation metrics) and runtime efficiency while advanced analytics puts more focus on scalability, usability, manageability, developability. There are …

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Yannis Papakonstantinou: The SQL++ Query Language: Support for native JSON, while backwards-compatible with SQL

Yannis Papakonstantinou will give a talk this Monday at 11 am, Turing Building, Flowers room. Title: The SQL++ Query Language: Support for native JSON, while backwards-compatible with SQL Speaker: Yannis Papakonstantinou, Prof. Computer Science and Engineering, UCSD www.db.ucsd.edu/people/yannis.htm Abstract: SQL-on-Hadoop, NewSQL and NoSQL databases provide semi-structured data models (typically JSON-based). …

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