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Margo Seltzer
MIT Building 32 (Stata Center) MIT Room 32-G449 (Kiva)
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 7:00pm

IEEE Computer Society and GBC/ACM

7:00 PM, Thursday, 26 October 2017

MIT Room 32-G449 (Kiva)

Data Provenance: From Theory to Practice

Margo Seltzer

Stavros Papadopoulos
MIT Building 32 (Stata Center) 32-G449 (Kiva)
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 7:00pm

In this talk I will present a new system for scientific data storage called TileDB. Contrary to most traditional data management systems, TileDB models data natively as multi-dimensional arrays, which can be either dense (where every array element stores a value) or sparse (where the majority of elements are empty). I will initially present the array model and the internal mechanics of the TileDB array storage manager. I will then focus on two of the many applications of TileDB, specifically, a genomics customization, called GenomicsDB, and a geo-spatial use case.

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