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The Center for Large-scale Data Systems Research at the San Diego Supercomputer Center develops concepts, frameworks, analytical approaches, case analyses and systems solutions to address technical as well as technology-management challenges facing information-intensive organizations in the era of big data.

Center activities cover a range of issues, including big data system architectures and software; analytics; performance; data growth and use of data; and data value over time, with the objective of understanding the full value that can be derived from the enormity of data that is becoming available to organizations. Current Center initiatives include the Big Data Benchmarking Community effort and the How Much Information? research program.

As an industry-university collaboration, CLDS encourages participation by industry and welcomes industry sponsorship of projects. Center research is available via a variety of venues, including working papers, research briefings, multi-company forum workshops and sponsor conferences.

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Recent Research Reports

Setting the Direction for Big Data Benchmark Standards, C. Baru, M. Bhandarkar, R. Nambiar, M. Poess, T. Rabl, Selected Topics in Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking, 4th TPC Technology Conference, TPCTC 2012, Istanbul, Turkey, August 27, 2012.

Finding Value in the Information Explosion, C. Beath, I. Becerra-Fernandez, J. Ross and J. Short, Sloan Management Review, Summer 2012.


Seagate, Pivotal, NetApp, Brocade, Mellanox, Cisco, National Science Foundation