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Alon Halevy, Arun Kumar and Nesime Tatbul

Scalable Data Science: A New Research Track Category at PVLDB Vol 14 / VLDB 2021

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This post introduces and explains the newly created category of “Scalable Data Science” within the Research Track of PVLDB. This category comes into effect for volume 14, i.e., submissions starting April 1, 2020, which will be evaluated by the Review Board of PVLDB vol 14 for presentation at VLDB 2021. The Growth of Data Science […]

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Magda Balazinska, Carlo Curino and Avrilia Floratou
Magda Balazinska, Carlo Curino and Avrilia Floratou

The Diversity of Diversity & Inclusion

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The importance of diversity and inclusion has been widely recognized by now and efforts toward this goal are commonplace in almost all settings. Diversity and inclusion, however, remains challenging, and even well-intentioned efforts do not always work.  In this blog post, we report on our experience with the ACM SOCC’19 conference that recently took place […]

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A Tribute to José Alfredo Blakeley

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José Alfredo Blakeley, Partner Architect at Microsoft, passed away on January 7th, 2018. With this “tribute”, we would like to honor his many contributions to data management. José will be sorely missed as a great scientist, mentor, colleague, and friend. José completed his undergraduate studies at Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico in 1978. He continued his […]

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Donald Kossmann
Donald Kossmann

SIGMOD 2017 New Location

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Dear SIGMOD/PODS Community: We are pleased to announce that the SIGMOD/PODS Conference 2017 will be held in Chicago in the week of May 14, 2017. We would like to thank all who helped us to find a new venue at such short notice. There were many suggestions, and many people helped investigate possible venues all […]

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Donald Kossmann
Donald Kossmann

SIGMOD 2017 Announcement

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Dear members of the SIGMOD/PODS Community: On January 16 (Martin-Luther-King Day in the USA), the SIGMOD Executive Committee decided to move the ACM SIGMOD/PODS 2017 conference out of North Carolina to a new, still undecided location. The decision was made unanimously by the Committee following extensive discussions with the SIGMOD Advisory Board. The SIGMOD/PODS community […]

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