Daniel Abadi and Avi Silberschatz receive 2019 VLDB Test of Time Award

July 10, 2019

The paper “HadoopDB: An Architectural Hybrid of MapReduce and DBMS Technologies for Analytical Workloads” by Daniel Abadi and Avi Silberschatz and their students has been selected for the 2019 VLDB Test of Time Award. Congratulations!

The winning paper is selected from the VLDB Proceedings 10 to 12 years ago (i.e., VLDB 2007 to 2009) that best meets the “test of time.” In picking a winner, the committee evaluates the impact of the paper. The committee especially values impact of the paper in practice, e.g., in products and services. Impact on the academic community demonstrated through significant follow through research by the community is also valued. The committee is especially interested in first-hand accounts of ways in which the ideas of a paper have been used in practice.