Bulletin of the Technical Committee on


September 2006 Vol. 29 No. 3   IEEE Computer Society


Letter from the Editor-in-Chief   David Lomet 1
TC on Data Engineering: Election of Chair for 2007-2008   Betty Salzberg, David Lomet, Erich Neuhold 2
Position Statement and Biography   Paul Larson 2
Letter from Chair of Working Group on Self-Managing Database Systems   Sam Lightstone 4
Letter from the Special Issue Editor   Anastassia Ailamaki 6

Special Issue on Self-Managing Database Systems

AutoAdmin: Self-Tuning Database Systems Technology    
    Sanjay Agrawal, Nicolas Bruno, Surajit Chaudhuri, Vivek Narasayya 7
Making DB2 Products Self-Managing: Strategies and Experiences   Sam Lightstone,  
    Guy M. Lohman, Peter J. Haas, Volker Markl, Jun Rao, Adam Storm, Maheswaran Surendra, Daniel C. Zilio 16
Oracle's Self-Tuning Architecture and Solutions   Benoit Dageville, Karl Dias 24
JOpera: Autonomic Service Orchestration   Cesare Pautasso, Thomas Heinis, Gustavo Alonso 32
Challenges in building a DBMS Resource Advisor   Dushyanth Narayanan, Eno Thereska, Anastassia Ailamaki 40
Automated Storage Management with QoS Guarantee in Large-scale Virtualized Storage Systems    
    Lin Qiao, Balakrishna R. Iyer, Divyakant Agrawal, Amr El Abbadi 47
Early experiences on the journey towards self-* storage    
    Michael Abd-El-Malek, William V. Courtright II, Chuck Cranor, Gregory  
    R. Ganger, James Hendricks, Andrew J. Klosterman, Michael Mesnier, Manish Prasad, Brandon Salmon,  
    Raja R. Sambasivan, Shafeeq Sinnamohideen, John D. Strunk, Eno Thereska, Matthew Wachs, Jay J. Wylie 55

Announcements and Notices

VLDB 2006 Call for Participation   backcover