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20th International Workshop

on High Performance Transaction Systems (HPTS)

Fall 2024

Due to economic uncertainty in our industry, which we believe will affect HPTS 2023 participation, we (the HPTS Steering Committee and PC chair) have made the tough decision to postpone HPTS until 2024. Details of the 2024 workshop are still being worked out, and will be announced as soon as possible. We are committed to making HPTS 2024 as vibrant and engaging as previous workshops.

We apologize for the late decision and notice for those that have submitted -- or are in the process of submitting -- abstracts. Any submitted abstracts will automatically be considered for 2024. If there are any questions or concerns, please contact any of us.

Program Chair: Justin Levandoski

Steering Committee: Shel Finkelstein, Pat Helland, and Ippokratis Pandis

Every two years, HPTS brings together a lively and opinionated group of technologists to discuss and debate the pressing topics that affect today's systems and their design and implementation, especially where performance and scalability is concerned. The workshop includes position paper presentations, panels, moderated discussions, and significant time for casual interaction. The presentations are not recorded, and the only publications are slide decks by presenters, who are strongly encouraged to post them. Since its inception in 1985, HPTS has always been about large-scale systems --- systems that extend the state-of-the-art. Over the years the focus has expanded from scalable transaction processing to very large databases to cloud computing. Today, scalability is also about data analytics, machine learning and globally distributed systems. Here are some of the questions and topics we hope 2023 participants will address:

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Program Chair

Justin Levandoski (Google)

Program Committee

Anastasia Ailamaki (EPFL) Marc Brooker (Amazon)
Sudipto Das (Amazon) Sailesh Krishnamurthy (Google)
Christos Kozyrakis (Stanford) Viktor Leis (TU-Munich)
Danica Porobic (Oracle) Dan Ports (Microsoft Research)
Alex Szalay (Johns Hopkins University) Rebecca Taft (Cockroach)

Organizing Committee

Shel Finkelstein (UC Santa Cruz) Pat Helland (Salesforce)
Ippokratis Pandis (Amazon) Mark Little (Red Hat)