[DB Seminar] X-DB, the Globally-Distributed Database System at Alibaba

Abstract: Supporting Alibaba business running on hundreds of thousands of nodes, X-DB provides high availability, strong ACID, and horizontal scalability. To support one of the world’s largest and fast-growing e-commerce platform, X-DB manages very large data with innovative storage engine, Paxos-based deployment, and distributed-SQL engine. Fully utilizing new hardware in different areas including storage, network, multi-core, parallel and heterogeneous computing, X-DB co-designs hardware and software and is compatible with MySQL ecosystem.

Sea Grant Student Web Developer

Job Description: The Aquatic Sciences Center (ASC) seeks a part-time student with a good working knowledge of WordPress and other web technologies. Student would work with ASC Web Developer transferring old DNN website to newly created fresh WordPress site. Work environment is flexible with a maximum of 20 hours/week (10-15 typical). Applicant must be self-motivated and have created websites before. This is a great opportunity for the right person with the necessary skill set. Programming skills a plus and encouraged. Links to current projects helpful.

WACM Welcome Event

X := I want to have a tete-a-tete with 2018 Forward Under 40 awardee Zainab Ghadiyali, the co-founder of Wogrammer and product manager of Airbnb!

Y := I want to grab a 'byte' while sharing tid'bit's with budding Grace Hoppers and Anita Borgs.

Z := I want an evening of Good-humored And Multifaceted Enjoyment with my fellow female Badgers!

If either of X, Y or Z excites you,
Join us in CS 2310 on Wednesday, September 19.

Food will be provided!


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