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2009 SIGMOD Jim Gray Doctoral Dissertation Award
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Skip to content. Skip to navigation. Distinguished Profiles. For Students. DB Software. This dissertation addresses all the key aspects of implementing an efficient database system based on a column-store architecture including storage management, compression strategies, query execution techniques, and alternative strategies for materializing result rows. The thesis is remarkable for its breadth, depth, system implementation and impact, and is an excellent treatise on the design and implementation of database systems employing a column-oriented storage model.
2019 SIGMOD Jim Gray Doctoral Dissertation Award
Presented to Raghu Ramakrishnan for his pioneering work in deductive databases and their application to relational databases in practice. He has previously served as Chief Scientist at Yahoo! At Wisconsin, he wrote the text ''Database Management Systems'' and led the development of the widelydistributed CORAL deductive database, as well as projects on data mining, information integration, image databases, and querying ordered data. At Yahoo!
Winners of the award will also receive a plaque and be given the opportunity to present his or her work together with the winners of the SIGMOD Innovations and Test of Time awards. They will also be invited to serve on an evaluation committee at least once in the subsequent years. Submitted dissertations must have been accepted by a university department in any country during the previous year as detailed below. Nominations are limited to one doctoral dissertation per department. Nominated dissertations for the Award must be submitted by March 8th,