Portrait of Liang Jeff Chen

Liang Jeff Chen



My name is Liang Chen. I am commonly referred to as Jeff in my professional career. I am a member of Web Search and Data Management group. I am generally interested in data management. I’ve also worked on text search and ranking. Most recently, I am dedicating myself to three projects: Trinity— a software stack for graph processing, a SQL database targeting data with flexible schemas, and data analytics in SCOPE.

I obtained BS and MS from Tsinghua University, and PhD from UC San Diego.



Established: October 30, 2010

Trinity is a general purpose distributed graph system over a memory cloud. Memory cloud is a globally addressable, in-memory key-value store over a cluster of machines. Through the distributed in-memory storage, Trinity provides fast random data access power over a…