DB&IS Seminar SS 2019

Seminar on Recent Developments in Databases and Information Systems. 

To attend this seminar, students need to register according to the registration procedure explained below. After the end of the registration process, participants are selected and informed. Each selected student will get assigned one research paper that needs to be presented in a 45 minute talk at the end of the semester. Finally, also a short report (4 pages) about the presented paper needs to be submitted, latest two weeks after the presentation.


  • 2019-04-18 Template provided
  • 2019-04-18 Kickoff held (slides), Intro Talks scheduled
  • 2019-04-04 First half of seminar scheduled
  • 2019-04-01 Assignment done and published
  • 2019-03-05 Initial Collection of Papers published, registration opened

Dates and Deadlines

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  • TBD Final report submitted
  • TBD Presentations
  • TBD Camera-ready version submitted
  • TBD Peer review
  • 2019-05-24 Slides submitted
  • 2019-05-{08,10} Intro talks
  • 2019-04-26 Met with supervisor and summary submitted
  • 2019-04-18 13:45 Kickoff meeting in 36-336
  • 2019-03-31 Registration to the Seminar


Information on the Registration Process

  • This seminar is offered in Summersemester 2019.
  • The number of participants is limited.
  • Registration is not done on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • In order to register, download this json template registration file, rename it to yourmatriculationnumber.json, edit it to reflect your information and send it as an attachment via email to Manuel Dossinger (dossinger at cs.uni-kl.de). Make sure the file is valid JSON and ASCII or UTF-8 encoded, the latter without byte order mark. Use the paper ids from the following table to specify your preference for at least five papers. Please use your official university email account @cs.uni-kl.de or @student.uni-kl.de to register and to send the email. 
  • Registration due March 31st (no extensions).
  • Soon after the end of the registration we will let you know whether or not you got a slot in the seminar.


ID Paper Student Supervisor
1 Zeuch, Breß, Rabl, Del Monte, Karimov, Lutz, Renz, Traub, Markl: Analyzing Efficient Stream Processing on Modern Hardware, VLDB2019 pdf Benedikt-Johannes Rothstein Manuel Dossinger
2 Chen, Zhang: Distinct Sampling on Streaming Data with Near-Duplicates, PODS2018 pdf Aso Saleem Manuel Dossinger
3 Palkar, Abuzaid, Bailis, Zaharia: Filter Before You Parse: Faster Analytics on Raw Data with Sparser, VLDB2018 pdf Khadija Saleem Prof. Michel
4 Binna, Zangerle, Pichl, Specht, Leis: HOT: A Height Optimized Trie Index for Main-Memory Database Systems, SIGMOD2018 pdf Marc Dörr Nico Schäfer
5 Tahboub, Essertel, Rompf: How to Architect a Query Compiler, Revisited, SIGMOD2018 pdf Manuel Weis Nico Schäfer
6 Atzeni, Bellomarini, Papotti, Torlone: Meta-Mappings for Schema Mapping Reuse, VLDB2019 pdf Artem Kanailov Prof. Deßloch
7 Arulraj, Pavlo, Malladi: Multi-Tier Buffer Management and Storage System Design for Non-Volatile Memory, ARXIV pdf Sunjay Nair Prof. Härder
8 Lang, Neumann, Kemper, Boncz: Performance-Optimal Filtering: Bloom Overtakes Cuckoo at High Throughput, VLDB2019 pdf Li Li Prof. Michel
10 Bleifuß, Bornemann, Johnson, Kalashnikov, Naumann, Srivastava: Exploring Change – A New Dimension of Data Analytics, VLDB2018 pdf Tobias Lars Mandt Michael Hohenstein
11 Kruse, Naumann: Efficient Discovery of Approximate Dependencies, VLDB2018 pdf Jonathan Petri Michael Hohenstein

You have to be in the University's VPN (full tunnel) for accessing some of the papers.


  • Participants should have successfully attended the core lecture Datenbanksysteme (database systems) or equivalent.
  • Having attended the beginner's course Informationssysteme (information systems), or equivalent, is assumed anyway.


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