Our research pursues two goals: scalability and performance of datamanagement systems and support for the analysis of big data sources. Our work is funded by DFG (German Research Foundation), the German government, the State of Thuringia and several companies. ...

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We offer courses on basics and advanced concepts of database systems and database management solutions. The courses are held for both Bachelor and Master studies in the course of the university's computer science programme (Informatik, Ingenieurinformatik and other programmes). Our group is focussed on high-quality teaching and based on the international state-of-the-art in research. ..Teaching

  • Hani Al-Sayeh, Bunjamin Memishi, Muhammad Attahir Jibril, Marcus Paradies, Kai-Uwe Sattler:
    Juggler: Autonomous Cost Optimization and Performance Prediction of Big Data Applications. SIGMOD Conference 2022: 1840-1854
  • Robert Lasch, Thomas Legler, Norman May, Bernhard Scheirle, Kai-Uwe Sattler:
    Cost Modelling for Optimal Data Placement in Heterogeneous Main Memory. Proc. VLDB Endow. 15(11): 2867-2880 (2022)
  • Hani Al-Sayeh, Muhammad Attahir Jibril, Muhammad Waleed Bin Saeed, Kai-Uwe Sattler:
    SparkCAD: Caching Anomalies Detector for Spark Applications. Proc. VLDB Endow. 15(12): 3694-3697 (2022)
  • Steffen Kläbe, Robert DeSantis, Stefan Hagedorn, Kai-Uwe Sattler: Accelerating Python UDFs in Vectorized Query Execution, CIDR 2022
  • Robert Lasch, Mehdi Moghaddamfar, Norman May, Suleyman Demirsoy, Christian Färber, Kai-Uwe Sattler: Bandwidth-optimal Relational Joins on FPGAs, EDBT 2022


We are an international team of PhD students, Post-Docs, technical staff and student assistents. Prof. Kai-Uwe Sattler is the head of the group since 2003. ..Team

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