Martin Kersten receives 2016 SIGMOD Systems Award
Prof. Martin Kersten is CWI Fellow in CWI’s Database Architectures group, professor at the University of Amsterdam, and co-founder of several database companies. The latest MonetDB Solutions company was established in 2013 to support commercial exploitation and driving the open-source product technology.
He has dedicated his scientific career to the development and dissemination of database systems and technology. Since the early nineties, he and his team developed MonetDB, an open source high-performance columnar database system. MonetDB contains innovations at all layers of a DBMS: a storage model based on vertical fragmentation, in-memory self-tuning indices, just-in-time query optimization, hardware aware database structures, and a modern CPU-tuned vectorized query execution architecture.
More information on MonetDB is available HERE
The ADS Thesis Awards aim to promote excellence in Data Science and AI from students at BSc and Master level. The Awards are open to students from all Amsterdam-based knowledge institutes.
On the 22nd of September LAB42 will host its Grand Opening from 15:00 onwards. LAB42 is an international hub for developing talent in the fields of digital innovation and AI. The building is the result of a partnership between the UvA, the municipality of Amsterdam and the business sector.
The UvA Data Science Centre, part of the University Library, is pleased to host its second yearly Data Science Day on the 13th of October 2022.