Computer Sciences Dept.


Overview
I started as an ECE student studying computer architecture, but I ended up as a CS student studying databases. I've done some research into database compression and its memory and processing tradeoffs and novel uses for SSDs in a database. I'm broadly interested in how to better the interaction between databases and the disks and processors (i.e., between the software and the hardware).

Publications
A. L. Holloway. "Adapting Database Storage for New Hardware." U.W. Madison PhD Thesis. 2009.

A. L. Holloway and D. J. DeWitt. "Read-Optimized Databases, In Depth." Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment. 1, 1 (Aug. 2008), 502-513.

A. L. Holloway, G. Swart, V. Raman, and D. J. DeWitt. "How to Barter Bits for Chronons: Compression and Bandwidth Trade Offs for Database Scans." ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data, June 2007.

A. L. Holloway, G. S. Sohi. "Characterization of Problem Stores." Computer Architecture Letters. Volume 3, Dec. 2004.

 
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