Guna Prasaad


17 Jun 2020

I am presenting Strife at SIGMOD 2020 virtually! You can find the pre-recorded presentation here.

17 Jun 2020

Our CPR work was awarded the ACM SIGMOD Research Highlight Award. You can find this shorter version of the paper here and Phil’s insightful technical perspective on the paper here.

13 Mar 2020

Yay, Strife got accepted at SIGMOD 2020!

15 Jan 2020

I have decided to take leave from the PhD program at UW. I will be joining Facebook fulltime in Spring.

14 Dec 2019

Wrapped up a fun class project on designing the infrastructure stack for Uber.

25 Nov 2019

Our work on approximate relational schemas was accepted at SIGMOD 2020!

07 Oct 2019

Our paper on CPR has been selected as one of the Best of SIGMOD 2019 and is invited to ACM TODS!

20 Sep 2019

Wrapped up my internship at Facebook. A very different experience from Google, loved it equally!

11 Sep 2019

Had coffee with Alon today! :D

26 Aug 2019

Pesented our work on deterministic stream processing at VLDB 2019 in Los Angeles. Slides can be found here.

09 Jul 2019

Our paper on deterministic stream processing on multicore machines was accepted at BIRTE 2019!

08 Jul 2019

Started my internship at Facebook with the LogDevice team.

28 Jun 2019

Wrapped up my internship at Google. Loved the experience! Learned a ton!

11 Jun 2019

Had an one-on-one with the super awesome Jeff Dean! :D

25 Mar 2019

Started my internship at Google with the Slicer team!

26 Nov 2018

Our paper Concurrent Prefix Recovery - Performing CPR on a Database was accepted at SIGMOD 2019!

17 Aug 2018

Passed my qualifying examination based on research on the Strife protocol. Slides can be found here.

03 May 2018

A demo paper on FASTER was accepted at VLDB 2018.

05 Mar 2018

Our paper FASTER - A Concurrent Key-Value Store with In-Place Updates was accepted at SIGMOD 2018.

16 Jan 2018

Lectured on cyrpto-currencies and mechanics of blockchain at the seminar. Slides can be found here.

04 Jan 2018

Kick-started the seminar on Blockchains and Databases that I and Shumo Chu are organizing.

04 Dec 2017

Delivered a presentation with Laurel on “Database meets Deep Learning” in the database seminar.

08 Sep 2017

Completed my internship at MSR successfully. End of a productive summer!

09 Jun 2017

Started my internship at Microsoft Research with Badrish Chandramouli.

30 Jan 2017

Myself and Brandon talked about the early write-visibility paper from Yale in DB seminar today.

21 Nov 2016

I talked about the wonderful FAQ paper in the database seminar today. Slides can be found here.

15 Sep 2016

Got back to school for a Ph.D. in Computer Science at the University of Washington!