Portrait of Vivek Narasayya

Vivek Narasayya

Principal Researcher

About

Vivek Narasayya is a researcher at Microsoft Researcher with an interest in data systems and their processes.

  • Research Interests

    • Self-tuning database systems, Physical database design
    • Performance monitoring, diagnostics and tuning of databases
    • Query processing and optimization
    • Multi-tenant database systems, performance isolation, efficient resource management in cloud databases
  • Professional Activities

    • PC Co-Chair
    • VLDB 2012 (Industrial track)SMDB 2011, DBTEST 201
    • Editorial Board of VLDB JournalTrack/Area Chair
    • CIKM 2014: Query Language, Query Processing, Access Methods and Concurrency Control

    Program Committee

    • ACM SIGMOD 2003, 2008 (Industrial track), 2012, 2014 (Industrial track)
    • VLDB 2006, PVLDB 2008-2010, PVLDB 2015
    • IEEE ICDE 2002, 2011 (Industrial Track), 2012
    • EDBT 2014 (Demo track)
    • ACM SIGKDD 2013
    • ACM CIKM 2004, 2012 (Senior PC member), 2013
    • Clean DB Workshop 2007
    • COMAD 2009, 2011, 2012
    • DBTest 2010
    • SMDB 2008
    • National Science Foundation (NSF) Panelist
    • National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Panelist: Committee on State Voter Registration Databases, 2007.
    • National Academy of Engineering (NAE), Frontiers of Engineering Symposium Attendee, 2008.
    • Co-organized the UW-MSR 2010 Summer Institute on Cloud Data Services: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Invited Talks, Tutorials

    • Vivek Narasayya. New Frontiers in Business Intelligence. Keynote at Web Age Information Management (WAIM), 2011, China.
    • Surajit Chaudhuri, Vivek Narasayya. New Frontiers in Business Intelligence. VLDB 2011, Seattle, USA.
    • Vivek Narsayya. SQL Server Query Optimizer, and Reflections on Query Optimization. May 2010, Stanford University.
    • Surajit Chaudhuri, Vivek Narasayya. “Self-Tuning Database Systems: A Decade of Progress”. VLDB 2007, Vienna, Austria. Invited Talk for 10-year Best Paper Award.
    • Vivek Narasayya. “Recent Advances in Self-Tuning Database Systems”. Keynote talk at International Workshop on Automated Performance Tuning (iWAPT) 2007, Tokyo, Japan.
    • Vivek Narasayya. “Microsoft SQL Server Query Optimizer”. May 2007, Stanford University.
    • Vivek Narasayya. “AutoAdmin: Towards Self-Tuning Databases”. Nov 2002, Nov 2003, Stanford University.
  • Collaborators