Sixteenth TUC Meeting

by Oskar van Rest, Gábor Szárnyas / on 14 Feb 2023
Location: Seattle
Event dates: 23 Jun 2023 09:00 -- 24 Jun 2023 18:00 (local timezone)

Organizers: Oskar van Rest, Alastair Green, Gábor Szárnyas

LDBC is hosting a two-day hybrid workshop, co-located with SIGMOD 2023 on June 23-24 (Friday-Saturday).

The program consists of 10- and 15-minute talks followed by a Q&A session. The talks will be recorded and made available online. If you would like to participate please register using our form.

LDBC will host a social event on Friday at the Black Bottle gastrotavern in Belltown: 2600 1st Ave (on the corner of Vine), Seattle, WA 98121.

In addition, AWS will host a Happy Hour (rooftop grill with beverages) on Saturday on the Amazon Nitro South building’s 8th floor deck: 2205 8th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121.


All times are in PDT.


Location: Hyatt Regency Bellevue on Seattle’s Eastside, room Grand K, co-located with SIGMOD (900 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004-4272)

start finish speaker title
08:30 08:45 Oskar van Rest (Oracle) LDBC – State of the union – slides, video
08:50 09:05 Keith Hare (JCC / WG3) An update on the GQL & SQL/PGQ standards efforts – slides, video
09:10 09:25 Stefan Plantikow (Neo4j / WG3) GQL - Introduction to a new query language standard – slides
09:30 09:45 Leonid Libkin (University of Edinburgh & RelationalAI) Formalizing GQL – slides, video
09:50 10:05 Semen Panenkov (JetBrains Research) Mechanizing the GQL semantics in Coq – slides, videos
10:10 10:25 Oskar van Rest (Oracle) SQL Property Graphs in Oracle Database and Oracle Graph Server (PGX) – slides, video
10:30 11:00 coffee break
11:00 11:15 Alastair Green (JCC) LDBC’s organizational changes and fair use policies – slides
11:20 11:35 Ioana Manolescu (INRIA) Integrating Connection Search in Graph Queries – slides, video
11:40 11:55 Maciej Besta (ETH Zurich) Neural Graph Databases with Graph Neural Networks – video
12:00 12:10 Longbin Lai (Alibaba Damo Academy) To Revisit Benchmarking Graph Analytics – slides, video
12:15 13:30 lunch
13:30 13:45 Yuanyuan Tian (Gray Systems Lab, Microsoft) The World of Graph Databases from An Industry Perspective – slides, video
13:50 14:05 Alin Deutsch (UC San Diego & TigerGraph) TigerGraph’s Parallel Computation Model – slides, video
14:10 14:25 Chen Zhang (CreateLink) Applications of a Native Distributed Graph Database in the Financial Industry – video
14:30 14:45 Ricky Sun (Ultipa) Design of highly scalable graph database systems – slides, video
14:50 15:30 coffee break
15:30 15:45 Heng Lin (Ant Group) The LDBC SNB implementation in TuGraph – slides, video
15:50 16:05 Shipeng Qi (Ant Group) FinBench: The new LDBC benchmark targeting financial scenario – slides, video
16:10 17:00 host: Heng Lin (Ant Group), panelists: Longbin Lai (Alibaba Damo Academy), Ricky Sun (Ultipa), Gabor Szarnyas (CWI), Yuanyuan Tian (Gray Systems Lab, Microsoft) FinBench panel – slides
19:00 22:00 dinner Black Bottle gastrotavern in Belltown: 2600 1st Ave (on the corner of Vine), Seattle, WA 98121


Location: Amazon Nitro South building, room 03.204 (2205 8th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121)

start finish speaker title
09:00 09:45 Brad Bebee (AWS) Customers don’t want a graph database, so why are we still here? – slides, video
10:00 10:15 Muhammad Attahir Jibril (TU Ilmenau) Fast and Efficient Update Handling for Graph H2TAP – slides, video
10:20 11:00 coffee break
11:00 11:15 Gabor Szarnyas (CWI) LDBC Social Network Benchmark and Graphalytics – slides
11:20 11:30 Atanas Kiryakov and Tomas Kovachev (Ontotext) GraphDB – Benchmarking against LDBC SNB & SPB – slides, video
11:35 11:50 Roi Lipman (Redis Labs) Delta sparse matrices within RedisGraph – slides, video
11:55 12:05 Rathijit Sen (Microsoft) Microarchitectural Analysis of Graph BI Queries on RDBMS – slides, video
12:10 13:30 lunch on your own
13:30 13:45 Alastair Green (JCC) LEX – LDBC Extended GQL Schema – slides, video
13:50 14:05 Ora Lassila (AWS) Why limit yourself to {RDF, LPG} when you can do {RDF, LPG}, too – slides, video
14:10 14:25 Jan Hidders (Birkbeck, University of London) PG-Schema: a proposal for a schema language for property graphs – slides, video
14:30 14:45 Max de Marzi (RageDB and RelationalAI) RageDB: Building a Graph Database in Anger – slides, video
14:50 15:30 coffee break
15:30 15:45 Umit Catalyurek (AWS) HPC Graph Analytics on the OneGraph Model – slides, video
15:50 16:05 David J. Haglin (Trovares) How LDBC impacts Trovares – slides, video
16:10 16:25 Wenyuan Yu (Alibaba Damo Academy) GraphScope Flex: A Graph Computing Stack with LEGO-Like Modularity – slides, video
16:30 16:40 Scott McMillan (Carnegie Mellon University) Graph processing using GraphBLAS – slides, video
16:45 16:55 Tim Mattson (Intel) Graphs (GraphBLAS) and storage (TileDB) as Sparse Linear algebra – slides
17:00 20:00 happy hour (rooftop grill with beverages) on the Nitro South building’s 8th floor deck

TUC event locations

A map of the LDBC TUC events we hosted so far.