Experiences including use-case descriptions, war stories and benchmarks as well as system descriptions are important ingredients of the meeting.
The workshop is co-chaired by Theodore Willke (Intel Corp.) and Josep Lluis Larriba Pey (UPC).Workshop proceedings are in the ACM Digital Library (2013, 2014, 2015) and in DBLP (2013, 2014, 2015).
The GRADES workshop is co-sponsored by the Linked Data Benchmark Council (LDBC) that aims to establish industry cooperation on graph database benchmarks, benchmark practices and benchmark results.
The GRADES workshop is co-sponsored by ACM SIGMOD, the ACM special interest group on data management and organizer of the premier database research conference (SIGMOD).
GRADES is co-sponsored by the 3rd GraphLab Conference, an exciting event with 500+ researchers from 100+ companies dedicated to large scale machine learning, to be held July 2015, in San Francisco.