The Transaction Processing Council (TPC) has secured a workshop to be held in conjunction with VLDB 2009 in Lyon, France, in August. The workshop, the First TPC Technology Conference on Performance Evaluation & Benchmarking, will be held on August 24. The workshop chair is Raghu Nambiar of Hewlett-Packard, with the keynote speaker just confirmed as Michael Stonebraker. Raghu has appealed to all TPC member firms, including Sybase and Sybase/iAnywhere, to submit papers on benchmarking topics for consideration for the workshop program. All papers should be submitted electronically in PDF format to the review website.
Important Dates for TPCTC 2009:
- Abstracts due : June 5
- Papers due: June 12
- Notification of acceptance : July 3
- Camera-ready copies: July 17
- Workshop session: August 24