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Rebecca Taft

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Research Category: 
Analytics and Applications
Primary CSAIL Advisor: 
Sam Madden and Michael Stonebraker
Short Bio: 

I am a second-year PhD student in the Databases Group at MIT, working with Mike Stonebraker and Sam Madden.  I graduated from Yale University in 2008 with a B.S. in Physics.  Before coming to MIT, I spent two years working as a consultant at Exeter Group, and another two years working as a software engineer at Bloomberg LP.  My current research interests include the application of databases to scientific workloads, as well as elastic scalability of DBMSs.

Description of Research: 

This benchmark is a representative of data management and analytics workload that is meant to scale to large dataset sizes and multiple nodes across a cluster...