Volume 40    Number 4    December 2011  
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ENTIRE ISSUE – 65 pages (in: PDF)
SIGMOD Officers, Committees and Awardees (also in: PDF)
Editor’s Notes (in: PDF)

Articles

Optimizing Index Scans on Flash Memory SSDs
Sang-Won Lee, Eun-Mi Lee and Sangwon Park
Available in: PDF

Surveys

Parallel Data Processing with MapReduce: A Survey
Kyong-Ha Lee, Hyunsik Choi, Yon Dohn Chung, Yoon-Joon Lee and Bongki Moon
Available in: PDF

Systems and Prototypes

Processing and Visualizing Data in Tweets
Adam Marcus, Michael S. Bernstein, Osama Badar, David R. Karger, Samuel Madden and Robert C. Miller
Available in: PDF

Distinguished Database Profiles

Jiawei Han Speaks Out
Available in: PDF
URL: http://www.cs.uiuc.edu/~hanj/

Research Centers

The Database Architectures Research Group at CWI
Martin Kersten, Stefan Manegold and Sjoerd Mullender
Available in: PDF
URL: http://www.cwi.nl/research-groups/Database-Architectures

Industrial Perspectives

SAP HANA Database – Data Management for Modern Business Applications
Franz Färber, Sang Kyun Cha, Jürgen Primsch, Christof Bornhövd, Stefan Sigg and Wolfgang Lehner
Available in: PDF

Reports

Report on the 8th International Workshop on Quality in Databases (QDB 2010)
Andrea Maurino, Cinzia Cappiello, Panos Vassiliadis and Kai-Uwe Sattler
Available in: PDF
URL: http://www.dbis.prakinf.tu-ilmenau.de/QDB2010/
The Meaningful Use of Big Data: Four Perspectives – Four Challenges
Christian Bizer, Peter Boncz, Michael L. Brodie and Orri Erling
Available in: PDF
URL: http://www.sti2.org/events/2011-sti-semantic-summit
Fourth Workshop on Very Large Digital Libraries
Leonardo Candela, Paolo Manghi and Yannis Ioannidis
Available in: PDF
URL: http://www.delos.info/vldl2011/

Announcements

Fifth International Workshop on Testing Database Systems (DBTest) Call for Papers
Available in: PDF
URL: http://db.uwaterloo.ca/dbtest2011/
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