Paper by Zsolt Istvan describing line rate hash tables for FPGAs accepted to ACM TRETS More

May 2014

Paper on using FPGAs to compute database histograms by Zsolt Istvan accepted to SIGMOD 2014 More

April 2014

Martin Kaufmann presents his paper on benchmarking bitemporal database systems at EDBT in Athens, Greece.

March 2014

Gustavo Alonso presenting at XILINX ETS event More

February 2014

Gustavo Alonso named IEEE Fellow More

January 2014


Timothy Roscoe elected ACM Fellow. ACM Press Release

December 2013

"High Availability, Elasticity, and Strong Consistency for Massively Parallel Scans over Relational Data" by Philipp Unterbrunner, Gustavo Alonso, Donald Kossmann accepted for publication in VLDB Journal.

October 2013

The Paper "XLynx—An FPGA-based XML Filter for Hybrid XQuery Processing" by Jens Teubner, Louis Woods, and Chongling Nie to be published in ACM Transactions on Database Systems (TODS).

October 2013

Big Data, big risks? - ETH Life Interview with Donald Kossmann

July 2013

New cooperation agreement between the Systems Group and Xilinx

A formal cooperation agreement has been established between Xilinx and the System group to explore the use of FPGAs in data processing and the data center

June 2013


Gustavo Alonso elected ACM Fellow

December 2012

Philipp Unterbrunner received the ETH Medal Award for his outstanding Doctoral Thesis entitled: Elastic, Reliable, and Robust Storage and Query Processing with Crescando/RB

November 2012 

Stefan Hildenbrand defended his PhD Dissertation; Stefan took up a position at Erni Consulting, Baar, CH

March 2012

Philipp Unterbrunner defended his PhD Dissertation. Philipp took up a position at Oracle Research, Redwood Shores, CA, USA

March 2012



ECC in Intel's Marketing Material - Starting a New Journey

September 2011

Maxim Grinev, Senior Researcher at the Systems Group, took up a principal software engineer position at Yandex (leading Russian search engine) in Paolo Alto, CA, USA.

August 2011

Maria Grineva, Senior Researcher at the Systems Group, took up a senior scientist position at Yandex (leading Russian search engine) in Paolo Alto, CA, USA.

August 2011

 ECC Annual Workshop 2011, Biel/Bienne, Switzerland

November 2011



Donald Kossmann named an ACM Fellow

December 2010

ECC Annual Workshop 2010, Feusisberg, Switzerland

November 2010

René Müller has received the prestigious Fritz-Kutter Award for his PhD dissertation "Data Stream Processing on Embedded Devices". The award recognizes research in Computer Science that is specially relevant to industry and practice.

October 2010



Carsten Binnig, Senior Researcher at the Systems Group, took up a position at SAP, Walldorf, Germany.

November 2009

Route 66 Event, ETH, Zurich

October 2009

ECC Annual Workshop 09, Lucerne, Switzerland

October 2009