Recipients of the award are the following:

2024Research: Best Papers
Implementation Strategies for Views over Property Graphs
Soonbo Han and Zack Ives

Honorable Mentions
Reservoir Sampling over Joins
Binyang DAI, Xiao Hu, and Ke Yi

On The Reasonable Effectiveness of Relational Diagrams: Explaining Relational Query Patterns and the Pattern Expressiveness of Relational Languages
Wolfgang Gatterbauer and Cody Dunne

SAGA: A Scalable Framework for Optimizing Data Cleaning Pipelines for Machine Learning Applications
Shafaq Siddiqi, Roman Kern, and Matthias Boehm

Industry: Best Paper
PolarDB-MP: A Multi-Primary Cloud-Native Database via Disaggregated Shared Memory
Xinjun Yang, Yingqiang Zhang, Hao Chen, Feifei Li, Bo Wang, Jing Fang, Chuan Sun, and Yuhui Wang
2023Research: Best Papers
Predicate Pushdown for Data Science Pipelines
Cong Yan, Yin Lin, Yeye He

Detecting Logic Bugs of Join Optimizations in DBMS
Xiu Tang, Sai Wu, Dongxiang Zhang, Feifei Li, Gang Chen

Industry: Best Paper
PG-Schema: Schemas for Property Graphs
Renzo Angles, Angela Bonifati, Stefania Dumbrava, George Fletcher, Alastair Green, Jan Hidders, Bei Li, Leonid Libkin, Victor Marsault, Wim Martens, Filip Murlak, Stefan Plantikow, Ognjen Savkovic, Michael Schmidt, Juan Sequeda, Sławek Staworko, Dominik Tomaszuk, Hannes Voigt, Domagoj Vrgoc, Mingxi Wu, Dušan Živković
2022Data Management: Best Paper
R2T: Instance-optimal Truncation for Differentially Private Query Evaluation with Foreign Keys
Wei DONG, Juanru FANG, Ke Yi, Yuchao Tao, Ashwin Machanavajjhala

Data Management: Honorable Mention
Conjunctive Queries with Comparisons
Qichen Wang, Ke Yi

Ad Hoc Transactions in Web Applications: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Chuzhe Tang, Zhaoguo Wang, Xiaodong Zhang, Qianmian Yu, Binyu Zang, Haibing Guan, Haibo Chen

Industry: Best Paper
Photon: A Fast Query Engine for Lakehouse Systems
Authors: Alexander Behm, Shoumik Palkar, Utkarsh Agarwal, Tim Armstrong, David Cashman, Ankur Dave, Todd Greenstein, Shant Hovsepian, Ryan Johnson, Arvind Sai Krishnan, Paul Leventis, Ala Luszczak, Prashanth Menon, Mostafa Mokhtar, Gene Pang, Sameer Paranjpye, Greg Rahn, Bart Samwel, Tom van Bussel, Herman van Hovell, Maryann Xue, Reynold Xin, Matei Zaharia
2021Data Management: Best Papers
Bao: Making Learned Query Optimization Practical.
Ryan Marcus, Parimarjan, Hongzi Mao, Nesime Tatbul, Mohammad Alizadeh, Tim Kraska

DFI – The Data Flow Interface for High-Speed Networks. Lasse Thostrup, Jan Skrzypczak, Matthias Jasny, Tobias Ziegler, Carsten Binnig

Data Science: Best Paper
SliceLine: Fast, Linear-Algebra-based Slice Finding for ML Model Debugging. Svetlana Sagadeeva, Matthias Boehm

Industry: Best Paper
FoundationDB: A Distributed Unbundled Transactional KeyValue Store. Jingyu Zhou, Meng Xu, Alexander Shraer, Alex Miller, Bala Namasivayam, Evan Tschannen, Rusty Sears, John Leach, Dave Rosenthal, Will Wilson, Ben Collins, David Scherer, Steve Atherton, Andrew Beamon, Xin Dong, Alec Grieser, Young Liu, Alvin Moore, Bhaskar Muppana, Xiaoge Su, Vishesh Yadav

2020 (co-winners)ShapeSearch: A Flexible and Efficient System for Shape-based Exploration of Trendlines. Tarique Siddiqui, Paul Luh, Zesheng Wang, Karrie Karahalios, Aditya Parameswaran 

Pump Up the Volume: Processing Large Data on GPUs with Fast Interconnects. Clemens Lutz, Sebastian Breß, Steffen Zeuch, Tilmann Rabl, Volker Markl

2019Interventional Fairness : Causal Database Repair for Algorithmic Fairness. Babak Salimi, Luke Rodriguez, Bill Howe, and Dan Suciu
2018SuRF: Practical Range Query Filtering with Fast Succinct Tries. Huanchen Zhang, Hyeontaek Lim, Viktor Leis, David Andersen, Michael Kaminsky, Kimberly Keeton, and Andrew Pavlo
2017Parallelizing Sequential Graph Computations. Wenfei Fan, Jingbo Xu , Yinghui Wu, Wenyuan Yu, Jiaxin Jiang, Zeyu Zheng, Bohan Zhang, Yang Cao, and Chao Tian
2016Wander Join: Online Aggregation via Random Walks. Feifei Li, Bin Wu, Ke Yi, Zhuoyue Zhao
2015DBSCAN Revisited: Mis-Claim, Un-Fixability, and Approximation. Yufei Tao, Junhao Gan
2014Materialization Optimizations for Feature Selection Workloads. Ce Zhang, Arun Kumar, Christopher Ré
2013Massive Graph Triangulation. Xiaocheng Hu, Yufei Tao, Chin-Wan Chung
2012High-Performance Complex Event Processing over XML Streams. Barzan Mozafari, Kai Zeng, Carlo Zaniolo
2011Entangled Queries: Enabling Declarative Data-Driven Coordination. Nitin Gupta, Lucja Kot, Sudip Roy, Gabriel Bender, Johannes Gehrke, Christoph Koch
2010FAST: Fast Architecture Sensitive Tree Search on Modern CPUs and GPUs. Changkyu Kim, Jatin Chhugani, Nadathur Satish, Eric Sedlar, Anthony Nguyen, Tim Kaldewey, Victor Lee, Scott Brandt, and Pradeep Dubey
2009Generating Example Data for Dataflow Programs. Christopher Olston, Shubham
Chopra, and Utkarsh Srivastava
Runner-up: An Architecture for Recycling Intermediates in a Column-Store. Milena G. Ivanova,
Martin L. Kersten, Niels J. Nes, and Romulo A.P. Goncalves
2008Serializable Isolation for Snapshot Databases. Michael Cahill, Uwe Roehm, and Alan Fekete
Scalable Network Distance Browsing in Spatial Databases. Hanan Samet, Jagan Sankaranarayanan, and Houman Alborzi
2007Compiling Mappings to Bridge Applications and Databases. Sergey Melnik, Atul Adya, and Philip Bernstein
Scalable Approximate Query Processing with the DBO Engine. Christopher Jermaine, Subramanian Arumugam, Abhijit Pol, and Alin Dobra
2006To Search or to Crawl? Towards a Query Optimizer for Text-Centric Tasks. Panagiotis Ipeirotis, Eugene Agichtein, Pranay Jain, and Luis Gravano
2004Indexing Spatio-Temporal Trajectories with Chebyshev Polynomials. Raymond Ng and Yuhan Cai
2003Spreadsheets in RDBMS for OLAP. Abhinav Gupta, Andy Witkowski, Gregory Dorman, Srikanth Bellamkonda, Tolga Bozkaya, Nathan Folkert, and Lei Sheng
2001Locally Adaptive Dimensionality Deduction for Indexing Large Time Series Databases. Eamonn Keogh, Kaushik Chakrabarti, Sharad Mehrotra, and Michael Pazzani
2000XMill: An Efficient Compressor for XML data. Hartmut Liefke and Dan Suciu
1999DynaMat: A Dynamic View Management System for Data Warehouses. Yannis Kotidis and Nick Roussopoulos
1998Efficient Transparent Application Recovery in Client Server Information Systems. David Lomet and Gerhard Weikum
Integrating Association Rule Mining with Relational Database Systems: Alternatives and Implications. Sunita Sarawagi, Shiby Thomas, and Rakesh Agrawal
1997Fast Parallel Similarity Search in Multimedia Databases. Stefan Berchtold, Christian Bohm, Bernhard Braunmuller, Daniel Keim, and Hans Peter Kriegel
1996Implementing Data Cubes Efficiently. Venky Harinarayan, Anand Rajaraman, and Jeffrey Ullman
1994Fast Subsequence Matching in Time-Series Databases. Christos Faloutsos, M. Ranganathan, and Yannis Manolopoulos
AlphaSort: A RISC Machine Sort. Chris Nyberg, Tom Barclay, Zarka Cvetanovic, Jim Gray, and David Lomet