Data Systems Group at MIT

HOW HARDWARE DRIVES THE SHAPE OF DATABASES TO COME – August 2017

One of the reasons that the University of California at Berkeley was been a hotbed of software technology back in the 1970s and 1980s is Michael Stonebraker, who was one of the pioneers in relational database technology and one of the industry’s biggest – and most vocal – shakers and movers and one of its…

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Taming data – January 2017

System finds and links related data scattered across digital files, for easy querying and filtering. A new system called Data Civilizer automatically finds connections among many different data tables and allows users to perform database-style queries across all of them. The results of the queries can then be saved as new, orderly data sets that…

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The hero big data needs? Data Civilizer helps scientists conquer the clutter – January 2017

Big data is a big deal. With these huge data sets, analysts can gain unprecedented insight into the hidden patterns of fields like physics, healthcare, and finance. Collecting and analyzing this data has become a relatively easy part of the process. Aggregating and organizing it all has proven to be more difficult. https://finance.yahoo.com/news/hero-big-data-needs-data-201938805.html

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