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What and Who
Title:Distributed Querying of Large Labeled Graphs
Speaker:Sairam Gurajada
coming from:Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik - D5
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Event Type:Promotionskolloquium
Visibility:D1, D2, D3, D4, D5, SWS, RG1, MMCI
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Level:Public Audience
Date, Time and Location
Date:Monday, 6 February 2017
Duration:60 Minutes
Building:E1 5
"Labeled Graph", where vertices and edges are labeled, is an important adaptation of "graph"

with many practical applications. An enormous research effort has been invested in to the task
of managing and querying graphs, yet a lot challenges are left unsolved. In this thesis, we advance
the state-of-the-art for the following query models by proposing a distributed solution to process
them in an efficient and scalable manner.
• Set Reachability: A generalization of basic notion of graph reachability, set reachability deals
with finding all reachable pairs for a given source and target sets. We present a non-iterative
distributed solution that takes only a single round of communication for any set reachability query.

• Basic Graph Patterns (BGP): BGP queries are a common mode of querying knowledge graphs,
biological datasets, etc. We present a novel distributed architecture that relies on the concepts
of asynchronous executions, join-ahead pruning, and a multi-threaded query processing framework
to process BGP queries in an efficient and scalable manner.
• Generalized Graph Patterns (GGP). These queries combine the semantics of pattern matching
(BGP) and navigational queries. We present a distributed solution with bimodal indexing layout
that individually support efficient and scalable processing of BGP queries and navigational queries.
We propose a prototype distributed engine, coined “TriAD” (Triple Asynchronous and Distributed)
that supports all the aforementioned query models. We also provide a detailed empirical evaluation
of TriAD in comparison to several state-of-the-art systems over multiple real-world and synthetic

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