Prof. Dr. h.c. Hasso Plattner

Martin Boissier

Research Assistant, PhD Candidate

Martin BoissierPhone: +49 (331) 5509 - 1330
Fax: +49 (331) 97992 - 579
E-Mail: martin.boissier(at)hpi.de
Room: Hasso-Plattner-Villa, V 2.05

Research Topics

  • Footprint Reduction of Main Memory-Resident HTAP Databases
    • Pruning and Partition Elimination
    • Hybrid Storage Models for Data Tiering
    • Workload-Driven Compression of Column Stores
    • Flexible light-weight indices
  • Workload-Driven Partitioning for HTAP Databases
  • Dynamic Pricing & Demand Learning


  • Workload-Driven and Robus... - Download
    Boissier, M., Jendruk, M.: Workload-Driven and Robust Selection of Compression Schemes for Column Stores. 22nd International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT). pp. 674-677 (2019).
  • Hyrise Re-engineered: An ... - Download
    Dreseler, M., Kossmann, J., Boissier, M., Klauck, S., Uflacker, M., Plattner, H.: Hyrise Re-engineered: An Extensible Database System for Research in Relational In-Memory Data Management. 22nd International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT). pp. 313-324 (2019).
  • Automated Repricing and O... - Download
    Schlosser, R., Walther, C., Boissier, M., Uflacker, M.: Automated Repricing and Ordering Strategies in Competitive Markets. AI Communications. 32, 15-29 (2019).
  • Efficient Scalable Multi-... - Download
    Schlosser, R., Kossmann, J., Boissier, M.: Efficient Scalable Multi-Attribute Index Selection Using Recursive Strategies. IEEE 35th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2019). pp. 1238-1249. IEEE (2019).
  • Reducing the Footprint of... - Download
    Boissier, M.: Reducing the Footprint of Main Memory HTAP Systems: Removing, Compressing, Tiering, and Ignoring Data. PhD Workshop at VLDB. CEUR-WS.org (2018).
  • Dealing with the Dimensio... - Download
    Schlosser, R., Boissier, M.: Dealing with the Dimensionality Curse in Dynamic Pricing Competition: Using Frequent Repricing to Compensate Imperfect Market Anticipations. Computers and Operations Research. 100, 26-42 (2018).
  • Improving Box Office Resu... - Download
    Ruhrländer, R.P., Boissier, M., Uflacker, M.: Improving Box Office Result Predictions for Movies Using Consumer-Centric Models. KDD '18 Proceedings of the 24th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining. pp. 655-664 (2018).
  • Dynamic Pricing under Com... - Download
    Schlosser, R., Boissier, M.: Dynamic Pricing under Competition on Online Marketplaces: A Data-Driven Approach. KDD '18 Proceedings of the 24th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining. pp. 705-714 (2018).
  • Data-Driven Inventory Man... - Download
    Schlosser, R., Walther, C., Boissier, M., Uflacker, M.: Data-Driven Inventory Management and Dynamic Pricing Competition on Online Marketplaces. Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2018). pp. 5856-5858 (2018).
  • Workload-Driven Horizonta... - Download
    Boissier, M., Kurzynski, D.: Workload-Driven Horizontal Partitioning and Partition Pruning for Large HTAP Systems. 2018 IEEE 34th International Conference on Data Engineering Workshops. pp. 116-121 (2018).
  • Hybrid Data Layouts for T... - Download
    Boissier, M., Schlosser, R., Uflacker, M.: Hybrid Data Layouts for Tiered HTAP Databases with Pareto-Optimal Data Placements. IEEE 34th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2018). pp. 209-220 (2018).
  • Optimal Repricing Strateg... - Download
    Schlosser, R., Boissier, M.: Optimal Repricing Strategies in a Stochastic Infinite Horizon Duopoly. Operations Research and Enterprise Systems. pp. 129-150. Springer (2018).
  • Improving Materialization... - Download
    Boissier, M., Spivak, A., Meyer, C.: Improving Materialization for Tiered Column Stores: A Workload-Aware Ansatz Based on Table Reordering. ACSW '17 Proceedings of the Australasian Computer Science Week Multiconference, ACSW '17. pp. 25:1-25:10. ACM, New York, NY, USA (2017).
  • Detecting Fraudulent Adve... - Download
    Zimmermann, T., Djürken, T., Mayer, A., Janke, M., Boissier, M., Schwarz, C., Schlosser, R., Uflacker, M.: Detecting Fraudulent Advertisements on a Large E-Commerce Platform. Proceedings of the Nineteenth International Workshop on Data Warehousing and OLAP, DOLAP, Venice, Italy, March 21, 2017 (2017).
  • Data-Driven Repricing Str... - Download
    Boissier, M., Schlosser, R., Podlesny, N., Serth, S., Bornstein, M., Latt, J., Lindemann, J., Selke, J., Uflacker, M.: Data-Driven Repricing Strategies in Competitive Markets: An Interactive Simulation Platform. Proceedings of the Eleventh ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys '17). pp. 355-357. ACM, New York, NY, USA (2017).
  • An Interactive Platform t... - Download
    Serth, S., Podlesny, N., Bornstein, M., Lindemann, J., Latt, J., Selke, J., Schlosser, R., Boissier, M., Uflacker, M.: An Interactive Platform to Simulate Dynamic Pricing Competition on Online Marketplaces. 21st IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference, EDOC 2017, Quebec City, QC, Canada, October 10-13, 2017. pp. 61-66. IEEE (2017).
  • Optimal Price Reaction St... - Download
    Schlosser, R., Boissier, M.: Optimal Price Reaction Strategies in the Presence of Active and Passive Competitors. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems (ICORES), Porto, Portugal. pp. 47-56 (2017).
  • How To Survive Dynamic Pr... - Download
    Schlosser, R., Boissier, M., Schober, A., Uflacker, M.: How To Survive Dynamic Pricing Competition in E-commerce. Proceedings of the Poster Track of the 10th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2016), Boston, USA, September 17, 2016 (2016).
  • Analyzing Data Relevance ... - Download
    Boissier, M., Meyer, C., Djürken, T., Lindemann, J., Mao, K., Reinhardt, P., Specht, T., Zimmermann, T., Uflacker, M.: Analyzing Data Relevance and Access Patterns of Live Production Database Systems. Proceedings of the 25th ACM International on Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, CIKM 2016. p. 2473--2475. ACM, New York, NY, USA (2016).
  • Footprint Reduction and U... - Download
    Faust, M., Boissier, M., Keller, M., Schwalb, D., Bischoff, H., Eisenreich, K., Färber, F., Plattner, H.: Footprint Reduction and Uniqueness Enforcement with Hash Indices in SAP HANA. Database and Expert Systems Applications: 27th International Conference, DEXA 2016, Porto, Portugal, September 5-8, 2016, Proceedings, Part II. p. 137--151 (2016).
  • A Cost-Aware and Workload... - Download
    Boissier, M., Djürken, T., Schlosser, R., Faust, M.: A Cost-Aware and Workload-Based Index Advisor for Columnar In-Memory Databases. 22nd International Conference, ICIST 2016, Druskininkai, Lithuania, October 13-15, 2016, Proceedings, CCIS 639. p. 285--299 (2016).
  • And all of a sudden: Main... - Download
    Boissier, M., Meyer, C., Uflacker, M., Tinnefeld, C.: And all of a sudden: Main Memory Is Less Expensive Than Disk. In: Rabl, T., Sachs, K., Poess, M., K. Baru, C., and Jacobsen, H.-A. (eds.) Big Data Benchmarking. pp. 132-144. Springer International Publishing (2015).
  • Dynamic and Transparent D... - Download
    Meyer, C., Boissier, M., Michaud, A., Vollmer, J.O., Taylor, K., Schwalb, D., Uflacker, M., Roedszus, K.: Dynamic and Transparent Data Tiering for In-Memory Databases in Mixed Workload Environments. International Workshop on Accelerating Data Management Systems Using Modern Processor and Storage Architectures - ADMS @ VLDB 2015 (2015).
  • Optimizing Main Memory Ut... - Download
    Boissier, M.: Optimizing Main Memory Utilization of Columnar In-Memory Databases Using Data Eviction. Proceedings of Phd Workshop @ VLDB 2014, Hangzhou (2014).
  • An Integrated Data Manage... - Download
    Boissier, M., Krüger, J., Wust, J., Plattner, H.: An Integrated Data Management for Enterprise Systems. ICEIS 2014 - Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems. pp. 410-418 (2014).
  • Main Memory Databases for... - Download
    Krüger, J., Hübner, F., Wust, J., Boissier, M., Zeier, A., Plattner, H.: Main Memory Databases for Enterprise Applications. IEEE 18Th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IE&EM), 2011 (2011).
  • Data Structures for Mixed... - Download
    Krüger, J., Grund, M., Boissier, M., Zeier, A., Plattner, H.: Data Structures for Mixed Workloads in In-Memory Databases. 5th International Conference on Computer Sciences and Convergence Information Technology (ICCIT), 2010 (2010).



Supervised Master Theses:

  • "Learned Cost Models for Query Optimization" (finished in March 2019)
  • "Improving Cardinality Estimation and Access Avoidance in Hyrise" (finished in November 2018)
  • "Data-Driven Ordering and Dynamic Pricing Competition on Online Marketplaces" (finished in May 2018)
  • "Probabilistic Data Structures for In-Memory Databases" (finished in May 2018)
  • "Maintainable and Self-Adapting Column Compression Schemes for HTAP Databases" (finished in April 2018)
  • "Optimizing Database Scan Performance through Access Avoidance in Chunk-Based Databases using Multi-Dimensional Filters" (finished in August 2017)
  • "Predicting movie success before release – Using individualized econometric models to predict box office performance." (finished in January 2017)
  • "Workload-Aware Partitioning and Query Pruning for Mixed Workloads on In-Memory Databases" (finished in January 2016)