Tilmann Rabl

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Associated Projects
BigBench, Blue Bay
Phone
(416) 946-8669
E-mail
tilmann dot rabl at utoronto dot ca
Biography
Tilmann has joined the MSRG group in June 2011. Before he was a PhD student and assistant lecturer at the University of Passau under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Harald Kosch. He wrote his doctoral thesis on the topic of scalability and data allocation in the context of cluster databases. He received his MSc in 2006 under the supervision of Priv. Doz. Martin Griebl and Prof. Dr. Christian Lengauer.

Currently, Tilmann is doing research in benchmarking, big data processing and analytics. He has developed the Parallel Data Generation Framework (PDGF), a generic data generator for database benchmarking. PDGF is available at www.paralleldatageneration.org.

His previous publications can be found here.
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Publications
  • DualTable: A Hybrid Storage Model for Update Optimization in Hive.
    Songlin Hu, Wantao Liu, Tilmann Rabl, Shuo Huang, Ying Liang, Zhang Xiao, Hans-Arno Jacobsen, and Xubin Pei.
    In Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Data Engineering, 2015.
    Tags: big data, hadoop, dualtable
  • PSBench: A Benchmark for Content- and Topic-based Publish/Subscribe Systems.
    Kaiwen Zhang, Tilmann Rabl, Yi Ping Sun, Rushab Kumar, Nayeem Zen, and Hans-Arno Jacobsen.
    In Middleware Demos, 2014.
    Tags: pub/sub, pub/sub applications, publish/subscribe, benchmarking
  • Optimizing Key-Value Stores for Hybrid Storage Architectures.
    Prashanth Menon, Tilmann Rabl, Mohammad Sadoghi, and Hans-Arno Jacobsen.
    In Proceedings of CASCON, 2014.
    Tags: key-value stores, leveldb
  • Materialized Views in Cassandra.
    Tilmann Rabl and Hans-Arno Jacobsen.
    In Proceedings of CASCON, 2014.
    Tags: cassandra, key-value stores, materialized views
  • Crafting Big Data Benchmarks.
    Tilmann Rabl.
    International Supercomputing Conference , 2014.
    Invited Talk.
    Tags: big data, benchmarking
  • Big Data Benchmarking.
    Tilmann Rabl and Chaitan Baru.
    IEEE International Big Data Conference, 2014.
    Tutorial.
    Tags: big data, benchmarking, tutorial
  • Discussion of BigBench: A Proposed Industry Standard Performance Benchmark for Big Data.
    Chaitanya Baru, Milind Bhandarkar, Carlo Curino, Manuel Danisch, Michael Frank, Bhaskar Gowda, Hans-Arno Jacobsen, Huang Jie, Dileep Kumar, Raghunath Nambiar, Meikel Poess, Francois Raab, Tilmann Rabl, Nishkam Ravi, Kai Sachs, Saptak Sen, Lan Yi, and Choonhan Youn.
    In Sixth TPC Technology Conference on Performance Evaluation & Benchmarking, 2014. Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
    Tags: bigbench, big data, benchmarking
  • Advancing Big Data Benchmarks.
    Tilmann Rabl, Raghunath Nambiar, Meikel Poess, Milind Bhandarkar, Hans-Arno Jacobsen, and Chaitanya Baru (Eds.).
    Volume 8585 of LNCS. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2014.
    http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F978-3-319-10596-3.
    Tags: big data, benchmarking, wbdb
  • TPC-DI: The First Industry Benchmark for Data Integration.
    Meikel Poess, Tilmann Rabl, Hans-Arno Jacobsen, and Brian Caufield.
    VLDB2014 Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment, 13(7)1367-1378, 2014.
    Tags: benchmarking, tpc, tpc-di, etl, data integration
  • DGFIndex for Smart Grid: Enhancing Hive with a Cost-Effective Multidimensional Range Index.
    Yue Liu, Songlin Hu, Tilmann Rabl, Wantao Liu, Hans-Arno Jacobsen, Kaifeng Wu, and Jian Chen.
    Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment, 13(7)1496-1507, 2014.
    Tags: hadoop, hive, smart grid, nosql, dgfindex
  • Specifying Big Data Benchmarks.
    Tilmann Rabl, Meikel Poess, Chaitan Baru, and Hans-Arno Jacobsen.
    Volume 8163 of LNCS. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2014.
    http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F978-3-642-53974-9.
    Tags: big data, benchmarking, wbdb
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