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Announcing Ground v0.1

We’re excited to be releasing v0.1 of the Ground project! Ground is a data context service. It is a central repository for all the information surrounding the use of data in an organization. Ground concerns itself with what data an organ...

07/18/2017

RISELab Announces 3 Open Source Releases

Part of the Berkeley tradition—and the RISELab mission—is to release open source software as part of our research agenda. Six months after launching the lab, we’re excited to announce initial v0.1 releases of three RISElab open-so...

05/30/2017

RISELab at Spark Summit

This year, Spark Summit East was held in Boston between February 7-9. With over 1,500 attendees, this was the largest Spark Summit ever outside the Bay Area. Apache Spark, developed in large at AMPLab (the precursor of RISELab), is now t...

03/17/2017

Serverless Scientific Computing

For many scientific and engineering users, cloud infrastructure remains challenging to use. While many of their use cases are embarrassingly parallel, the challenges involved in provisioning and using stateful cloud services keep them tr...

03/08/2017

RISELab Kicks Off

Berkeley’s computer science division has an ongoing tradition of 5-year collaborative research labs. In the fall of 2016 we closed out the most recent of the series: the AMPLab. We think it was a pretty big deal, and many agreed. One gre...

01/21/2017