Welcome to the DDE Lab


The Distributed Data Everywhere (DDE) lab is led by Professor Beth Plale, an Associate Professor in the Computer Science Department at Indiana University.


The DDE lab combines a quest for fundamental understanding of large-scale data management in distributed systems with considerations of use.

Fall 2007 Lunch Schedule

The Fall 2007 Lunch Schedule has been posted! We look forward to seeing all DDE members on Thursdays for an informal pizza, presentation, and discussion session.


March 27, 2006 Release of myLead V1.2. Now contains support for the XML LEAD metadata schema.

DIALOGUE held it's first workshop at Ohio State August 1 & 2, 2005. The second is scheduled for early November at the e-Science Centre.

May 27, 2005: myLead metadata catalog v0.3alpha release! See the project page for more details.

June 13, 2005: myLead agent v.03alpha release! See the project page for more details.

Upcoming events:

1st Annual DDE/Extreme Lab ping pong Challenge