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IPP Symposium on Cloud Computing

April 20th, 2010
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The Brown Computer Science Department is holding this semester’s IPP Symposium on Cloud Computing on May 13th. This symposium will explore why computing as a utility it is finally happening, and the huge implications for society, business, science, and research. The invited speakers include Jeff Hammerbacher (Cloudera), Joseph L. Hellerstein (Google), Srikanth Kandula (Microsoft Research), Orran Krieger (VMWare) , Harry Li (Facebook), and Adam Silberstein (Yahoo! Research).

See this page for more details. Attendance is free, but you must RSVP by May 6th.


New England Database Summit 2010

December 2nd, 2009

The New England database community will hold the third New England Database Summit on January 28th at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

This will be an all day conference-style event where participants from the research community and industry in the New England area can come together to present ideas and discuss their research and experiences. Registration for the event is free, and anyone is welcome to attend. Lunch and drinks/appetizers will be provided thanks to the generosity of our sponsor.

The event will feature a keynote talk from Raghu Ramakrishnan (Chief Scientist for Audience & Cloud Computing at Yahoo!) and an invited talk from Curt Monash (President, Monash Research).

For more details of the event, check out here.

We look forward to seeing you there.


Fall 2009 Semester Begins

September 14th, 2009

We would like to welcome new students and returning students for the start of the 2009 academic year. For this upcoming Fall semester, the Data Management Group is offering two courses:

We will also have the Database Reading Group every two weeks, starting on September 23rd. We encourage students to also consider attending the Systems Reading Group (department access only), which is held on the off-weeks of the database reading group.