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OmniSci.jl: Bringing the open-source, GPU-accelerated relational database to Julia

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July 24, 2019
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OmniSci.jl: Bringing the open-source, GPU-accelerated relational database to Julia

OmniSci.jl: Bringing the open-source, GPU-accelerated relational database to Julia
By Randy Zwitch, Senior Developer Advocate at OmniSci

JuliaCon 2019 - Baltimore | July 24, 2019

OmniSci

July 24, 2019
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  1. OmniSci and Julia: Separated at Birth? https://cmes.fas.harvard.edu/news/todd-mostak-am-12-wins-2011%E2%80%9312-am-thesis-prize https://cmes.fas.harvard.edu/news/cmes-am-graduate-explores-power-twitter-big-data Although not

    publicly available until June 2014, OmniSci (then MapD, “Massive Parallel Database”) was born out of academic research by (founder) Todd Mostak on the Arab Spring in 2011-2012 MapD milestones: 2011-2012: Mostak at Harvard Center for Middle Eastern Studies 2013: Mostak at MIT CSAIL under Michael Stonebreaker and Sam Madden 2013: MapD founded 2014: Project moved to GitHub 2014-2015: LLVM JIT query compilation added May 2017: MapD Core open-sourced under Apache 2.0 license