2018 SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award

Raghu Ramakrishnan   2018 SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award Raghu Ramakrishnan is the recipient of the 2018 ACM SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award for his pioneering work in deductive databases and their application to relational databases in practice. Details: Raghu Ramakrishnan is CTO for Data, and a Technical Fellow at Microsoft. He has previously […]

2018 SIGMOD Jim Gray Doctoral Dissertation Award

ACM SIGMOD is pleased to present the 2018 SIGMOD Jim Gray Doctoral Dissertation Award to Viktor Leis. Viktor Leis is a postdoctoral researcher at the Technical University of Munich, where he received a doctorate in Computer Science in 2016, advised by Thomas Neumann and Alfons Kemper. Much of his research, which includes work on query […]

Michael Cahill, Uwe Röhm, and Alan Fekete receive the 2018 SIGMOD Test of Time Award

Serializable Isolation for Snapshot Databases Michael Cahill, Uwe Röhm, Alan Fekete Many popular database management systems implement a multiversion concurrency control algorithm called snapshot isolation rather than providing full serializability based on locking. There are well-known anomalies permitted by snapshot isolation that can lead to violations of data consistency by interleaving transactions that would maintain […]

Z. Meral Özsoyoğlu is Awarded the 2018 SIGMOD Contributions Award

Zehra Meral Özsoyoğlu 2018 SIGMOD Contributions Award   Professor Zehra Meral Özsoyoğlu is the recipient of the 2017 ACM SIGMOD Contributions Award for dedicated service to the database community, especially as editor in chief for ACM TODS and PVLDB, the VLDB Endowment and acting as PC chair for VLDB PC and PODS. Details: Zehra Meral Özsoyoğlu is […]

Call for Nominations – 2018 SIGMOD Innovations, Contributions, and Test-of-time Awards

The SIGMOD Awards Committee invites nominations for the SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award, the SIGMOD Contributions Award, and the Test-of-time Award. The nomination deadline for all awards is April 2, 2018. In 1992, ACM SIGMOD started the Annual SIGMOD Innovations Award and SIGMOD Contributions Award as part of its Awards Program. In 2004, SIGMOD, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Professor Gerhard Weikum receives the 2016 SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award

Gerhard Weikum   2016 SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award Professor Gerhard Weikum is the recipient of the 2016 SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovation Award for pioneering work on the automatic construction of large knowledge bases. Details: Gerhard Weikum’s research spans three decades. He made major contributions on transactional and distributed systems, self-tuning database systems, data & […]