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subjectInformation Systems
authorMichael Stonebraker

What Does 'big Data' Mean?
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What Does 'big Data' Mean?

It is interesting to note that a substantial subset of the computer science community has redefined their research agenda to fit under the marketing banner of "Big...

Possible Hadoop Trajectories
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Possible Hadoop Trajectories

Hadoop has spread rapidly in the last few years as a platform for parallel computation in Java, but we believe a lot of improvement will be required for serious...

The "nosql" Discussion Has Nothing to Do With Sql
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The "nosql" Discussion Has Nothing to Do With Sql

Recently, there has been a lot of buzz about "No SQL" databases. This blog post considers the performance argument about No SQL databases; a subsequent posting...

The End of a Dbms Era (might Be Upon Us)
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The End of a Dbms Era (might Be Upon Us)

Relational database management systems (DBMSs) have been remarkably successful in capturing the DBMS marketplace. To a first approximation they are “the only game...

Dbmss For Science Applications: A Possible Solution
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Dbmss For Science Applications: A Possible Solution

Quite a few scientists who deal with the processing and storage of large amounts of data are unhappy with relational DBMSs. Here are several reasons why—and a possible...
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