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, the latest two weeks after the presentation.


  • 2022-09-06: Page created
  • 2022-09-16: List of papers published.
  • 2022-10-18: Kick-off meeting scheduled.
  • 2022-10-26: Kickoff-meeting slides & templates uploaded.
  • 2023-01-12: Seminars schedule announced.


Dates and Deadlines

  • 2022-10-14: Registration to the Seminar (Deadline).
  • 2022-10-26: Kick-off Meeting.
  • 2022-11-23: First appointment with your supervisor.
  • 2023-01-11: No-left-todo slides.
  • 2023-02-15: Day1 - Presentations.
  • 2023-02-16: Day2 - Presentations.



Information on the Registration Process

  • This seminar is offered in the WS 2022/23.
  • The number of participants is limited.
  • Registration is not done on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • 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 Gajendra Doniparthi ( 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 or to register and to send the email.
  • Soon after the end of the registration, we will let you know whether or not you got a slot in the seminar.



Paper Title





A Sketch-based Index for Correlated Dataset Search

Tarik Abu Mukh

Prof. Michel


DBOS: A DBMS-oriented Operating System

Tizian Hoffmann

Gajendra Doniparthi


Proteus: Autonomous Adaptive Storage for Mixed Workloads

Constantin Zapp

Patrick Hansert


Entity Resolution On-Demand

Amartya Parijat

Prof. Deßloch


User-Defined Operators: Efficiently Integrating Custom Algorithms into Modern Databases

Anh Le

Nico Schäfer


Combining Aggregation and Sampling (Nearly) Optimally for Approximate Query Processing

Tim Otto

Michael Hohenstein


VIP Hashing - Adapting to Skew in Popularity of Data on the Fly

Leon Archinger

Angjela Davitkova


Stingy Sketch: A Sketch Framework for Accurate and Fast Frequency Estimation

Yuanqi Wang

Damjan Gjurovski






  • 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.