High performance of modern Graphics Processing Units may be utilized not only for graphics related application but also for general computing. This computing power has been utilized in new variants of many algorithms from almost every computer science domain. Unfortunately, while other application domains strongly benefit from utilizing the GPUs, databases related applications seem not to get enough attention. The main goal of the GPUs in Databases (GID) workshop is to fill this gap. This event is devoted to sharing the knowledge related to applying GPUs in Database environments and to discuss possible future development of this application domain. The list of topics of the GID workshop includes (but is not limited to):
- Data compression on GPUs
- GPUs in databases and data warehouses
- Data mining using GPUs
- Stream processing
- Applications of GPUs in bioinformatics
- Data oriented GPU primitives
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