Bulletin of the Technical Committee on


December 2017 Vol. 40 No. 4   IEEE Computer Society


Letter from the Editor-in-Chief   David Lomet 1
Letter from the Special Issue Editor   Tim Kraska 2

Special Issue on Global-scale Data Management

A System Infrastructure for Strongly Consistent Transactions on Globally-Replicated Data    
    Faisal Nawab, Vaibhav Arora, Victor Zakhary, Divyakant Agrawal, Amr El Abbadi 3
Writes: the dirty secret of causal consistency   Lorenzo Alvisi, Natacha Crooks, Syed Akbar Mehdi 15
Cost-Effective Geo-Distributed Storage for Low-Latency Web Services   Zhe Wu, Harsha V. Madhyastha 26
Towards Geo-Distributed Machine Learning   Ignacio  
    Cano, Markus Weimer, Dhruv Mahajan, Carlo Curino, Giovanni Matteo Fumarola, Arvind Krishnamurthy 41

Announcements and Notices

ICDE 2018 Conference   60
TCDE Membership Form   backcover