The VLDB Journal (2010) 19:1–2 DOI 10.1007/s00778-009-0173-y EDITORIAL Peter Buneman · Volker Markl · Beng Chin Ooi · Kenneth Ross Published online: 8 December 2009 © Springer-Verlag 2009 This issue of the VLDB Journal is dedicated to the best papers up by 11.1% over 2007. The Core Database Technology presented at the 34th International Conference on Very Large track received 273 submissions out of which 46 (16.8%) Databases, which took place in Auckland, New Zealand on were accepted; the Infrastructure for Information Systems 23–28 August, 2008. This conference marked two significant track received 296 submissions out of which 49 (16.8%) departures from tradition. First, an Experiments and Analy- were accepted; and the new Experiments and Analyses ses track, devoted to analytical or empirical studies and of track received 23 submissions of which 6 (26.1%) were existing techniques, was introduced. A measure of the suc- accepted. cess of this track is that one of the papers was selected as Included in this issue are the two papers that received the co-recipient of the best paper award, and an extended ver- best paper award at the conference and four others. The best sion of it appears in this issue. Second, this
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