Amr El Abbadi

Chariots: A Scalable Shared Log for Data Management in Multi-Datacenter Cloud Environments

The explosive growth of web applications and the need to support millions of users make the process of developing web applications difficult.

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Squall: Fine-Grained Live Reconfiguration for Partitioned Main Memory Databases

The need for scalable main-memory DBMSs for OLTP (Online Transactional Processing) workloads is motivated by decreasing memory costs and an increasing demand for high-throughput transaction processing

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Data-Driven Framework for Analyzing User Interactions in Social Media

High level project in Social Networks (relating to various other DSL projects) involving collaborations of: Divy Agrawal (Computer Science), Stacy Patterson (Mechanical Engineering), Andrew Flanagin (

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New trend definitions and scalable solutions for social networks

Social networks provide a large-scale information infrastructure for people to discuss and exchange ideas about variety of topics.

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Detecting influentials in a social network

Why is it that some ideas or products become unusually successful and get adopted widely while others don’t?

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Limiting the spread of misinformation in social networks

In an ongoing project, we are studying the notion of competing campaigns in a social network and address the problem of influence limitation where a “bad” campaign starts propagating from a certain nod

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Dynamic Clouds

As more services become dependent on cloud computing infrastructures, the need arises for applications to be hosted across multiple clouds.
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Transactional Data Stores in the Cloud

Cloud computing has emerged as a powerful paradigm for hosting Internet scale applications in large computing infrastructures.

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Modeling and Optimizing Diffusion of Information in Social Networks

Online Social Networks (OSN) have been shown to have benefits as a medium for fast, widespread information dissemination. They provide fast access to large scale data in little-to-no cost.

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Social Network Anonymization

Anonymization of Social networks is critical for ensuring the privacy of the users while data can be published for analysis by researchers.

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