[ecoop-info] Call for papers: DBTest 2022 (co-located with ACM SIGMOD/PODS 2022)

Manuel Rigger manuel.rigger at inf.ethz.ch
Tue Dec 14 18:00:42 CET 2021

***** 9th International Workshop on Testing Database Systems *****
*** https://dbtest-workshop.github.io/ ***
*** June 17, 2022 ***
*** held in conjunction with ACM SIGMOD/PODS 2022 ***

After four years of absence, DBTest was successfully revived at SIGMOD 
2018 and is now running every two years co-located with ACM SIGMOD/PODS 
Next instance will take place the Friday after 2022 ACM SIGMOD/PODS 
conference @ Philadephia, PA, USA on June 17th, 2022.
Submissions are expected to be 4-6 pages (excluding references).

*Important Dates*
Submission deadline: March 1, 2022 (11:59PM US PST)
Notification: April 4, 2022
Camera-Ready: April 17, 2022

*Topics of Interest*
Testing of database systems, storage services, and database applications
Testing of database systems using novel hardware and software technology 
(non-volatile memory, hardware transactional memory, …)
Testing heterogeneous systems with hardware accelerators (GPUs, FPGAs, 
ASICs, …)
Testing distributed and big data systems
Testing machine learning systems
Specific challenges of testing and quality assurance for cloud-based systems
War stories and lessons learned
Performance and scalability testing
Testing the reliability and availability of database systems
Algorithms and techniques for automatic program verification
Maximizing code coverage during testing of database systems and applications
Generation of synthetic data for test databases
Testing the effectiveness of adaptive policies and components
Tools for analyzing database management systems (e.g., profilers, debuggers)
Workload characterization with respect to performance metrics and engine 
Metrics for test quality, robustness, efficiency, and effectiveness
Operational aspects such as continuous integration and delivery pipelines
Security and vulnerability testing
Experimental reproduction of benchmark results
Functional and performance testing of interactive data exploration systems
Tracability, reproducibility and reasoning for ML-based systems

*PC Chairs*
Manuel Rigger and Pinar Tozun

For more information, please visit https://dbtest-workshop.github.io/

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