Improving data management, through entrepreneurship
September 9, 2013MIT adjunct professor Michael Stonebraker co-founded Vertica Systems, and other startups, that have helped improve database management.
Making cloud computing more efficient
March 11, 2013For database-driven applications, new software could reduce hardware requirements by 95 percent while actually improving performance.
Making Web applications more efficient
August 30, 2012A new system that automatically streamlines database access patterns can make large Web applications up to three times as fast.
Making crowdsourcing easier
August 23, 2012A new system for crowdsourcing database operations spares the user from worrying about the computational details but improves cost effectiveness.
MIT, Intel unveil new initiatives addressing ‘big data’
May 31, 2012An Intel research center based at MIT will be the cornerstone of a new research project dubbed ‘bigdata@CSAIL.’
Faster websites, more reliable data
October 13, 2010Web servers that store data locally save time on database searches but sometimes serve up obsolete results. A new system solves that problem.