Michael J. Carey

Department of Computer Science
Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences
University of California, Irvine

Invited Lectures and Panels


  • Beyond Rows and Columns: Is the Fourth Time the Charm?, Couchbase Connect16 (11/2016).
  • Beyond Rows and Columns: Is the Fourth Time the Charm?, Keynote Talk, 2016 IEEE ICDE Conference (5/2016).
  • Breaking BAD: Data Serving for Big Active Data, US Army Research Laboratory (4/2016).
  • AsterixDB: A Counter but Intuitive Approach to Big Data Management, USC (11/2015), NASA JPL (12/2015), Norwegian U. of Sci. & Tech. (5/2016).
  • AsterixDB: A Counter but Intuitive Approach to Big Data Management, Keynote Talk, 2015 Brazilian Database Symposium (10/2015).
  • LSMs, DFSs, and Other Acronyms: Revisiting Storage and Layering for Big Data Management, 2015 Symposium on High-Performance Transaction Systems (9/2015).
  • Big Data Storage: Excuse Me, But – Where Can I Keep My Bits...?!?, panel session on “Big Data and Exascale”, 1st Workshop on Big Data Open Source Systems (9/2015).
  • AsterixDB: A Counter but Intuitive Approach to Big Data Management, Keynote Talk, 2015 SSDBM Conference (6/2015).
  • AsterixDB and the Big Data Landscape, Infosys OSSMosis Event (6/2015).
  • Big Data Storage: Should We Pop the (Software) Stack?, 8th Extremely Large Databases Conference (5/2015).
  • Big Data 2.0, UC Irvine Tech Research Open House (2/2015).
  • AsterixDB and the Open Source Big Data Landscape, Infosys (12/2014).
  • Platforms for Big Data Management and Analysis, UCI Data Science Initiative Kickoff Meeting (10/2014).
  • Big Data: Sorting Out the Hype, panel session on “The Role of Database Systems in the Era of Big Data”, 2014 VLDB Conference (9/2014).
  • AsterixDB: A Scalable, Open Source BDMS, CS Colloquium, UC Irvine (1/2014), Database Seminar, UC San Diego (4/2014), IEEE Orange County Computer Society (5/2014), Cray Distinguished Lecture Series, University of Minnesota (9/2014), UC Riverside (11/2014), Google Irvine (12/2014), Teradata (1/2015), Technical University of Berlin (3/2015), UCI AM/ML Seminar (4/2015), UCI Informatics Seminar (6/2015).
  • AsterixDB: Introducing Big Data Management 2.0, CS Colloquium, University of Arizona (11/2013), Accelerated Discovery Forum, IBM Almaden Research Center (11/2013), Database Seminar, UW-Madison (12/2013).
  • AsterixDB: A New Platform for Real-Time Big Data BI, Keynote Address, BIRTE Workshop on Business Intelligence for the Real Time Enterprise (8/2013).
  • Introducing AsterixDB: A Next-Generation Big Data Management System, Informatica (8/2013), Couchbase (8/2013).
  • One Size Fits a Bunch: The ASTERIX Approach to Big Data Management”, Netflix (8/2012), LinkedIn (1/2013), Keynote Talk, MIT/Intel Big Data ISTC Research Retreat (1/2013), Distinguished Speaker Series, Microsoft Research SVC (2/2013), Triangle CS Distinguished Lecture Series, Duke University (2/2013)
  • Big Data Platforms: History, Current Practices, and Future Directions, Invited Talk, Evening Event on Big Data - A Consuming Problem, Southern CA Society for Information Management (9/2012).
  • Big Data Platforms: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, Keynote Talk, Caltech Entrepreneur’s Forum on Big Data, Big Opportunities: Predicting the Future One Byte at a Time (9/2012).
  • An Overview of the ASTERIX Project at UCI, Facebook (6/2012), HP Laboratories (8/2012).
  • One Size Fits A Bunch: The ASTERIX Approach to Big Data Management, Invited Talk, Norcal Database Day, UC Berkeley (4/2012), UC Santa Barbara CS Colloquium (5/2012), Netflix (8/2012).
  • ASTERIX: Rethinking the “Big Data” Software Stack, Invited External Talk, EMC/Greenplum Annual Engineering Offsite (2/2012).
  • Inside "Big Data Management": Ogres, Onions, or Parfaits?, Keynote Talk, EDBT 2012 Conference (3/2012).
  • O Sole Mio: On the Orographic implications of Social, Local, Event, and Mobile Information Observing, Keynote Talk, NSF Workshop on Social Networks and Mobility in the Cloud (2/2012), The Digital Hour, Center for Digital Transformation, UC Irvine (5/2012).
  • ASTERIX: Towards a Scalable, Semistructured Data Platform for Evolving World Models, IBM PIC Seminar (10/2010), Yahoo! Big Thinker Seminar (10/2010), Microsoft SQL Data Warehousing Seminar (11/2010), Stanford University InfoSeminar (2/2011), New England Database Seminar (2/2011), Twitter (7/2011), UC Berkeley AMPLab Seminar (12/2011), UC Davis CS Distinguished Lecture (1/2012), MITRE Corporation (2/2012).
  • The End of SQL? Current Trends in Very Large-Scale Data Management, CRITO Hour, UC Irvine (5/2011).
  • Large Scale Data Processing and Applications: ASTERIX and Hyracks at UC Irvine, Google Irvine (8/2010).
  • Large Scale Data Processing and Applications: Cloudy DB Research at UC Irvine, UW/MSR Summer Institute on Cloud Data Services: Challenges and Opportunities (8/2010).
  • Thoughts on the Future: Opportunities and Roadblocks, panel presentation(s), 2010 NSF Information Integration and Informatics Workshop (4/2010), ACM SIGMOD New Researcher Symposium (6/2010).
  • Cloudy Skies for Analytics, panel presentation, Annual Stanford InfoLab Workshop (4/2010).
  • Beyond MapReduce: The Hyrax Platform for Data-Intensive Computing (and an ASTERIX Overview), Facebook (3/2010).
  • Data Services: Past, Present, and Future, Keynote Talk, Second IEEE Workshop on Information & Software as Services (3/2010).
  • Whither Storm Clouds?, panel chair for “Cloud Computing for Information Management and Analysis in Emergency Response Scenarios”, DHS Workshop on Emergency Management: Incident, Resource, and Supply Chain Management, UC Irvine (11/2009).
  • ASTERIX: A New Platform for Scalable Semistructured Data Management and Analysis, Teradata Corporation (8/2009), Cloudera Corporation (11/2009).
  • XQuery Is The Answer! (What Was the Question?), Computer Science Colloquium, UC Irvine (9/2008), Computer Science Colloquium, Cornell University (10/2008), SAP Laboratories (6/2009).
  • Services Modeling: Data Modeling in the SOA Age, Data Services World 2008 West (11/2008).
  • Declarative Data Services: This Is Your Data on SOA, Distinguished Lecture, USC Computer Science Department (10/2007), Distinguished Lecture, UC Irvine Computer Science Department (11/2007), Colloquium, UC Riverside Computer Science Department (12/2007).
  • SOA What?, 2007 Symposium on High-Performance Transaction Systems (10/2007).
  • Declarative Data Services: This Is Your Data on SOA, Keynote Talk, IEEE SOCA Symposium (6/2007).
  • Data Delivery in a Service-Oriented World: The BEA AquaLogic Data Services Platform, New England Database Society (3/2006), UC Santa Cruz (5/2006), IEEE Shannon Lecture at Stanford University (3/2007), HP (3/2007).
  • Integrating Data and Services: Products and Challenges at BEA, Keynote Talk, Penn Engineering Workshop on Information Integration (10/2006).
  • This Is Your Data On SOA, UC Berkeley (12/2005), eBay (2/2006).
  • XML Data Services, Keynote Talk, 2005 IEEE ICWS Conference (7/2005).
  • EAI … EII … Aye Yi Yi!, panel session on “Enterprise Information Integration: Successes, Challenges, and Controversies”, 2005 SIGMOD Conference (6/2005).
  • XQuery Crystal Ball, panel on “What is the Future of XQuery?”, ACM XIME-P Workshop (6/2005).
  • XML Data Services: Data Modeling in the Web Services Era, UC San Diego (2/2005), San Jose State University (3/2005), UC Santa Barbara (5/2005), UCLA (5/2005).
  • Integrating Services and Data with XQuery and XML Schema, Keynote Talk, 2005 ACM PLAN-X Workshop (1/2005).
  • Enterprise Data Services: Data Access in an SOA World, San Francisco DAMA Day (11/2004).
  • Fun With XQuery: Some Industrial/Implementation Panel Musings, panel on “What is the Vision for XQuery in the IT/DB Industry?”, ACM XIME-P Workshop (6/2004).
  • Enterprise Information Integration – XML to the Rescue!, 2003 ER Conference (10/2003), UW-Madison (10/2003), HP Laboratories (10/2003), New England Database Society (12/2003), Stanford University (1/2004).
  • XML: Finally, a Cure for Data?, Distinguished Lecture, UC Riverside (5/2003).
  • Middleware Is ‘Ware It’s At, panel session on “Where Are Our Promising Research Directions: Database Server, Middleware, or Applications?”, 2002 ICDE Conference (3/2002).
  • The Propel Distributed Services Platform, 2001 VLDB Conference (9/2001).
  • Toto, We’re Not in Kansas Anymore: On Transitioning from Research to the Real World, VLDB Conference invited talk (9/2000), UW-Madison (11/2000), UC Berkeley (5/2001), Stanford University (5/2001).
  • On XML and Databases: Where’s the Beef?, panel session, 2000 SIGMOD Conference (5/2000).
  • XML + Databases = ?, panel session, 2000 ICDE Conference (2/2000).
  • O-O, What Have They Done to DB2?, IBM Santa Teresa Laboratory (5/98), IBM Toronto Laboratory (10/98), UCLA (11/98), UC Berkeley (1/99).
  • Web Site Management is an Object-Relational Database Problem, panel on "Is Web-site Management a Database Problem?", 1998 VLDB Conference (8/98).
  • DB2 UDB Is the Answer; What Was the Question?, panel on "Looking for the Objects in Object-Relational DBMSs", 1997 OOPSLA Conference (10/97).
  • Of Objects and Databases: Revolution or Evolution?, ETH Latsis Symposium (8/97).
  • Semi-Structured Data Considered Harmful, panel on "Semi-Structured Data: Useful or Harmful?", SIGMOD/PODS Workshop on Management of Semistructured Data (5/97).
  • Object-Relational Database Systems: Evolution Beats Revolution, Intel Microcomputer Research Laboratory (2/97), Oregon Graduate Institute (3/97).
  • Of Objects and Databases: A Decade of Turmoil, 1996 VLDB Conference (8/96), Stanford University (10/96), Oregon Graduate Institute (3/97).
  • PESTO: An Integrated Query/Browser for the Garlic Multimedia Information System, Stanford University (5/96).
  • The EXODUS Project: An Overview and Retrospective, Stanford University (5/94).
  • How Would You Like Your Objects Served?, IBM Almaden Research Center (3/94), Oregon Graduate Institute (3/94), HP Laboratories (4/94), Stanford University (5/94).
  • An Update on the OO7 OODBMS Benchmark, Sequent Corporation (3/94).
  • An Overview of the SHORE Project, MIT (4/93), DARPA POB Workshop (5/93), IBM Santa Teresa Laboratory (9/93).
  • Database System Technology: Where Is It Headed?, IBM Rochester (5/93).
  • The OO7 Benchmark, Cornell University (3/93), IBM Almaden Research Center (4/93), MIT (4/93), Tandem (7/93).
  • OODB Implementation and Performance Issues, Oregon Graduate Institute short course on Object-Oriented Database Systems (7/92), UC Berkeley Extension (5/93).
  • Alternatives to OODBMS: The Extended Relational and Extensible DBMS Approaches, Oregon Graduate Institute short course on Object-Oriented Database Systems (7/92),UC Berkeley Extension (5/93).
  • Data Caching Tradeoffs in Client-Server DBMS Architectures, Univ. of Colorado at Colorado Springs (5/91), IBM Hawthorne Research Center (1/91), Univ. of Waterloo (1/91), IBM Almaden Research Center (1/91), Univ. of Arizona (1/91).
  • The EXODUS Extensible DBMS Project, Univ. of Colorado at Colorado Springs (4/90), Univ. of Southern California (4/90), Univ. of California at Santa Barbara (1/90), Carnegie-Mellon Univ. (12/89), Air Force Institute of Technology (3/89), AT&T Bell Laboratories (3/89).
  • Load Control for Locking: The `Half-and-Half' Approach, IBM Almaden Research Center (8/89).
  • Extensible Database Systems, invited tutorial at the 5th Int'l. Conf. on Data Engineering (2/89).
  • The Extensible DBMS Approach, panel on "Extensible, Object-Oriented, or Semantic? Sorting Out the Isues," 1988 VLDB Conf. (8/88).
  • Distributed Concurrency Control Performance: A Study of Algorithms, Distribution, and Replication, IBM Almaden Research Center (8/88).
  • Extensible Database Systems, Oregon Database Forum short course on Next Generation Database Systems (held at Portland State Univ., 2/88).
  • Extensible Database Systems: An Overview, 1987 GTE Software Conf. (10/87).
  • The EXODUS Extensible Database System Project, Computer Corporation of America (11/86), Wang Institute of Graduate Studies (11/86), Microelectronics and Computer Technology Consortium (10/86).
  • The EXODUS Project, panel on "Extensible Database Systems," 1986 SIGMOD Conf. (5/86).
  • Load Balancing in a Locally Distributed Database System, AT&T Bell Laboratories (1/86).
  • Concurrency Control Performance Modeling: Alternatives and Implications, Computer Corporation of America (9/85).
  • To Block or to Restart? Concurrency Control Policies and Performance, IEEE Int'l. Workshop on Data Management in Distributed Real Time Telecommunications Systems (12/83).

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