ACM SIGMOD 2017 Most Reproducible Paper Award Winners

This award recognizes the best papers in terms of reproducibility. The three most reproducible papers are picked every year and the awards are presented during the awards session of the SIGMOD conference (next year). Each award comes with a 750$ honorarium sponsored by IBM. The criteria are as follows: (i) coverage (ideal: all results can […]

Professor Goetz Graefe receives the 2017 SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award

Goetz Graefe   2017 SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award Professor Goetz Graefe is the recipient of the 2017 ACM SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award for his foundational contributions to the architecture and implementation of database query optimizers. Details: Goetz Graefe has been a professor, product architect, and industrial researcher. He has published tutorial surveys […]

Yannis E. Ioannidis is Awarded the 2017 SIGMOD Contributions Award

Yannis E. Ioannidis   2017 SIGMOD Contributions Award   Professor Yannis E. Ioannidis is the recipient of the 2017 ACM SIGMOD Contributions Award for his sustained leadership and dedicated service to the database community, especially as part of the SIGMOD Executive Committee and the VLDB Endowment. Details: Yannis Ioannidis is currently a Professor at the Department of […]

Magdalena Balazinska, Hari Balakrishnan, Samuel Madden, and Michael Stonebraker receive the 2017 SIGMOD Test of Time Award

Fault-tolerance in the Borealis distributed stream processing system Magdalena Balazinska, Hari Balakrishnan, Samuel Madden, Michael Stonebraker Original Abstract: 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 available […]

SIGMOD Elections are underway

Elections for new SIGMOD officers have started. If you have received an Email from ACM’s Election Services Corp, please, follow the link in that Email and vote as soon as possible, but no later than June 9. If you have not received an Email, then you are probably not a SIGMOD member. Please, become a […]

The 2017 SIGMOD Jim Gray Doctoral Dissertation Award is awarded to Peter Bailis

ACM SIGMOD is pleased to present the 2017 SIGMOD Jim Gray Doctoral Dissertation Award to Peter Bailis. Peter completed his dissertation titled “Coordination Avoidance in Distributed Databases” at the University of California, Berkeley, under the supervision of Joseph Hellerstein, Ion Stoica, and Ali Ghodsi. The main contribution of Peter’s thesis is the introduction and study […]

SoCC 2017 Call for Papers

ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing (SoCC) 2017 Dates: September 25-27th, 2017 Location: Santa Clara, California, USA Link: https://acmsocc.github.io/2017 CALL FOR PAPERS: The annual ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing (SoCC’17) brings together researchers, developers, users, and practitioners interested in cloud computing. ACM SoCC’17 is the 8th edition of the premier conference on cloud computing; it is […]