OtterTune at VLDB 2021

August 11, 2021
  • Andy Pavlo

VLDB, one of the leading database management conferences since 1975, brings together data management and database researchers, vendors, practitioners, application developers, and users. At this year’s conference, running in Copenhagen and online, leaders in the industry will cover issues in data management, database, and information systems research. The OtterTune team will be participating in full force with a research paper presentation, workshop keynote, award talk, and discussion panel.

Here’s how you can catch us at the conference talking about applying machine learning to the complex process of database performance optimization:

Tue Aug 17 @ 4:00pm EST – Magical Machine Learning for Database Tuning

Roundtable panel hosted by Andy Pavlo. Panelists Weiwei Gong (Oracle), Sam Lightstone (Facebook), Surajit Chaudhuri (Microsoft Research), Dana Van Aken (OtterTune), Bailu Ding (Microsoft Research)

Wed Aug 18 @ 3:00am EST – An Inquiry into Machine Learning-based Automatic Configuration Tuning Services on Real-World Database Management Systems

Research paper talk by Dana Van Aken (Read the paper)

Thu Aug 19 @ 9:30am EST – Make Your Database System Dream of Electric Sheep: Towards Self-Driving Operation

VLDB Early Career Award talk by Andy Pavlo (Read the paper)

Fri Aug 20 @ 10:00am EST – Lessons Learned from Using Machine Learning to Optimize Database Configurations

AIDB Workshop keynote talk by Andy Pavlo

We look forward to sharing our research with the VLDB community and learning from others there as well. We hope you’ll join the event, and we’ll be sure to share thoughts and observations here, on our blog, after the conference.