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SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award

For innovative and highly significant contributions of enduring value to the development, understanding, or use of database systems and databases. Until 2003, this award was known as the "SIGMOD Innovations Award." In 2004, SIGMOD, with the unanimous approval of ACM Council, decided to rename the award to honor Dr. E.F. (Ted) Codd (1923 - 2003) who invented the relational data model and was responsible for the significant development of the database field as a scientific discipline. 

 

SIGMOD Systems Award

The SIGMOD Systems Award is awarded to an individual or set of individuals to recognize the development of a software or hardware system whose technical contributions have had significant impact on the theory or practice of large-scale data management systems. 

 

SIGMOD Contributions Award

For significant contributions to the field of database systems through research funding, education, and professional services. Recipients of the award are the following:

 

SIGMOD Best Paper Award

Recipients of the award are the following:

 

SIGMOD Test of Time Award

The ACM SIGMOD Test of Time Award recognizes the best paper from the SIGMOD proceedings 10 years prior (i.e., for 1998 the 1988 proceedings will be consulted), based on the criterion of identifying the paper that has had the most impact (research, products, methodology) over the intervening decade. This paper is chosen by the SIGMOD Awards Committee.

Recipients of the award are the following:

 

SIGMOD Jim Gray Doctoral Dissertation Award

The annual ACM SIGMOD Doctoral Dissertation Award, inaugurated in 2006, recognizes excellent research by doctoral candidates in the database field. In 2008, SIGMOD, with the unanimous approval of ACM Council, decided to rename the award to honor Dr. Jim Gray.

  

SIGMOD Undergraduate Award

The ACM Special Interest Group on Management of Data (SIGMOD) wants undergraduate students who have an interest in database systems to experience the cutting edge research presented at the ACM SIGMOD/PODS Joint Conferencess. In order to help those undergraduate students attend the conference, hence encouraging them to pursue a career related to database research, the ACM SIGMOD Undergraduate Scholarship Program was introduced by SIGMOD in 2000.

  

SIGMOD Best Demonstration Award

SIGMOD recognizes the best demonstration at the annual conference. There is one award for each demo session.

 

SIGMOD Special Service Award

In recognition of volunteer efforts to the database field. Recipients of the award are the following:

 

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