Databases and Distributed Systems

The mission of the Databases and Distributed Systems Group headed by Prof. Alejandro Buchmann Ph.D. is to develop new solutions for the integrated management of data, information and knowledge in highly distributed environments. Please visit our research pages for further information.

News

Poster Presented at EuroSys 2014

The poster "McCAT: Multi-cloud Cost-aware Transport" by Sebastian Frischbier (TU Darmstadt), Alessandro Margara (USI), Tobias Freundenreich (TU Darmstadt), Patrick Eugster (Purdue University), David Eyers (University of Otago), and Peter Pietzuch (Imperial College London) has been presented at EuroSys 2014 (http://eurosys2014.vu.nl/)

Winter Term Exams

14.02.2014

The written exams for Prof. Buchmann's lectures will take place as follows:

Date Time Room Lecture
01.04.2014 09:00 - 11:00 S101/A1 Databases Systems II
04.04.2014 14:00 - 16:00 S101/A1 Middleware
11.04.2014 10:00 - 12:00 S202/C205 Performance and Scaling in E-Commerce Systems
 
The oral exams will take place in D106 are scheduled as follows:
Date Time Lecture Matrikelnummer
24.04.2014 09:00 Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing 2679345
    Event Processing 2679345
24.04.2014 09:45 Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing 1831838
    Event Processing 1831838
24.04.2014 10:30 Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing 2018676
24.04.2014 11:00 Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing 1826445
24.04.2014 11:30 Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing 2653264
24.04.2014 13:00 Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing 1538759
24.04.2014 13:30 Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing 1727667
24.04.2014 14:00 Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing 1824557
24.04.2014 14:30 Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing 1823516
24.04.2014 15:00 Event Processing 2018692
24.04.2014 15:30 Event Processing 1826115
24.04.2014 16:00 Event Processing 1622393
    Event Processing - Project Addon 1622393
30.04.2014 10:00 Innovative Operating Systems Elements 1271032
30.04.2014 10:30 Innovative Operating Systems Elements 1679498
 
Please be on time for your exam. Not showing up on time is automatically counted as a failed attempt.
 
If you decide to deregister from an exam please let us know. Be aware that you also have to deregister in TUCaN.

Chapter Accepted in Book: Computational Intelligence for Decision Support in Cyber-Physical Systems

A book chapter titled "Configurable, Energy-Efficient, Application- and Channel-aware Middleware Approaches for Cyber-Physical Systems" authored by Khalid Nawaz, Ilia Petrov and Alejandro Buchmann has been accepted for publication in the book titled "Computational Intelligence for Decision Support in Cyber-Physical Systems" under the serice "Studies in Computational Intelligence" by Springer Verlag, ISBN 978-981-4585-35-4.

Paper Accepted at EDBT 2014

The paper "SIAS-V in Action: Snapshot Isolation Append Storage - Vectors on Flash" by Robert Gottstein, Thorsten Peter, Ilia Petrov and Alejandro Buchmann has been accepted for publication at the "17th International Conference on Extending Database Technology" (EDBT 2014 - Demonstrations Track), held in Athens, Greece on March 24-28, 2014.

Paper Accepted at IJAS

The Paper "Multi-Version Databases on Flash: Append Storage and Access Paths" by Robert Gottstein, Ilia Petrov and Alejandro Buchmann has been accepted for publication in the "International Journal On Advances in Software, 2013 vol. 6, no 3&;4".

2nd Best Paper Award for myHealthAssistant

myHealthAssistantThe Best Paper Award of the International Conference on Healthcare Informatics (ICHI 2013) is granted to Christian Seeger, Jens Sauer, Kristof Van Laerhoven, and Alejandro Buchmann for the paper titled A Publish/Subscribe Middleware for Body and Ambient Sensor Networks that Mediates between Sensors and Applications.
 

Please visit the myHealthAssistant webpage for more information.

DFG FlashyDB Extended

The DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) has extended the FlashyDB research project. DFG FlashyDB is aiming to investigate the influence of flash memory on the database architecture, performance and algorithms.

Paper Accepted at IDEAS 2013

The paper "Read Optimisations for Append Storage on Flash" by Robert Gottstein, Ilia Petrov and Alejandro Buchmann has been accepted for publication at the "17th International Database Engineering and Applications Symposium" (IDEAS 2013) held in Barcelona, Spain, in October 2013.

Paper Accepted at ADMS 2013

The paper "FBARC: I/O Asymmetry-Aware Buffer Replacement Strategy" by Paul Dubs, Ilia Petrov, Robert Gottstein and Alejandro Buchmann has been accepted for publication at the "Fourth International Workshop on Accelerating Data Management Systems Using Modern Processor and Storage Architectures" (ADMS 2013), in conjunction with VLDB 2013, Riva del Garda, Trento, Italy in August 2013.

Best Paper Award at NSS 2013

19.06.2013

The paper "Privacy Preserving Context Aware Publish Subscribe Systems" (PDF) by Mohamed Nabeel, Stefan Appel, Elisa Bertino, and Alejandro Buchmann received a Best Paper Award at the 7th International Conference on Network and System Security (NSS) held in Madrid, Spain, in June 2013.

Paper Accepted at VLDB 2013

The paper "NoFTL: Database Systems on FTL-less Flash Storage" by Sergey Hardock, Ilia Petrov, Robert Gottstein, and Alejandro Buchmann has been accepted for publication at the 39th International Conference on Very Large Databases (VLDB) (Demonstrations Track) held in Trento (Riva del Garda), Italy, in August 2013.

Paper accepted at BPM 2013

15.05.2013

The paper "Event Stream Processing Units in Business Processes" by Stefan Appel, Sebastian Frischbier, Tobias Freudenreich, and Alejandro Buchmann has been accepted for publication at the 11th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM) held in Beijing, China, in August 2013.

Paper accepted at ICHI 2013

The paper "A Publish/Subscribe Middleware for Body and Ambient Sensor Networks that Mediates between Sensors and Applications" by Christian Seeger, Kristof Van Laerhoven, Jens Sauer, Alejandro Buchmann has been accepted for publication at the IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics held in Philadelphia.

Best Paper Award at DBKDA

The paper "Aspects of Append-Based Database Storage Management on Flash Memories" by Robert Gottstein, Ilia Petrov and Alejandro Buchmann received the Best Paper Award at "The Fifth International Conference on Advances in Databases, Knowledge, and Data Applications" held in Seville, Spain in January 2013

Paper accepted at AOSD 2013

19.03.2013

The paper "Aggregation for Implicit Invocation" by Sebastian Frischbier (DVS), Alessandro Margara (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), Tobias Freudenreich (DVS), Patrick Eugster (Purdue University), David Eyers (University of Otago), and Peter Pietzuch (Imperial College London) has been accepted  for publication at the 12th International Conference on Aspect-Oriented Software Development (AOSD'13). The paper will be presented on March 28th, 2013. Further information about the ongoing ASIA project can be found here.

Paper accepted at BNCOD 2013

The paper "Append Storage in Multi-Version Databases on Flash" by Robert Gottstein, Ilia Petrov and Alejandro Buchmann has been accepted for publication at the 29th British National Conference on Databases.

New Software-Cluster project SINNODIUM

04.03.2013

DVS participates in the new Software-Cluster research project “Software Innovations for the Digital Company” (SINNODIUM). "On 22 February 2013, Software AG in Saarbrücken (Germany) hosted the kick-off meeting for the project “Software Innovations for the Digital Company.” The aim of the cooperation of 32 partners from industry and research is to create an infrastructure for the launch of business software services in the cloud that can be combined in new ways. The project is the last of four projects starting within the Software-Cluster that receive funding via the Leading-Edge Cluster Competition of the German Federal Government" (press release).

Paper accepted at ECOOP 2013

04.03.2013

The paper "Implementing Federated Object Systems" by Tobias Freudenreich, Patrick Eugster, Sebastian Frischbier, Stefan Appel, and Alejandro Buchmann has been accepted for publication at the 27th European Conference on Object-Oriented Programming. The paper presents results from joint research between Purdue University and DVS.

Paper accepted at NSS 2013

04.03.2013

The paper "Privacy Preserving Context Aware Publish Subscribe Systems" by Mohamed Nabeel, Stefan Appel, Elisa Bertino, and Alejandro Buchmann has been accepted for publication at the 7th International Conference on Network and System Security (NSS). The paper presents results from a joint research project between Purdue University and DVS.

DVS Members admitted to Software Campus

 

22.01.2013

Software CampusThe DVS members Stefan Appel, Tobias Freudenreich, Sebastian Frischbier, and Christian Seeger have been admitted to Software Campus. In collaboration with partners from industry, Software Campus participants receive funding for innovative IT projects and benefit from an individually tailored training curriculum with outstanding academics and managers.

Contact

Prof. Alejandro Buchmann, PhD

Technische Universität Darmstadt
Department of Computer Science
Databases and Distributed Systems
Hochschulstraße 10
64289 Darmstadt
Germany

+49 (0)6151 16-6230
+49 (0)6151 16-6229

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