I am a Ph.D. student at the Saarland University's
Computer Science Department. My advisor is Prof. Jens Dittrich. I am currently working on a variety of physical data design issues in traditional databases, MapReduce and other NOSQL systems, as well as in Cloud Computing Infrastructures.
Database System Architectures
Physical Database Design
Data Management in the Cloud
NOSQL Data Management Systems
Jens Dittrich, Jorge-Arnulfo Quiané-Ruiz, Stefan Richter, Stefan Schuh, Aleh Jindal, Jörg Schad.
Only Aggressive Elephants are Fast Elephants
VLDB 2012/PVLDB, Istanbul, Turkey.
Alekh Jindal, Jorge-Arnulfo Quiane-Ruiz, Jens Dittrich
Trojan Data Layouts: Right Shoes for a Running Elephant
ACM SOCC 2011, Cascais, Portugal.
Alekh Jindal, Jens Dittrich
Relax and Let the Database do the Partitioning Online
VLDB BIRTE 2011, Seattle, USA. TR
Jens Dittrich, Alekh Jindal
Towards a one-size-fits-all Database Architecture
CIDR 2011, Outrageous Ideas and Vision Track, Asilomar, USA.
Best Outrageous Ideas and Vision Paper Award (CCC Blog)
Jens Dittrich, Jorge-Arnulfo Quiane-Ruiz, Alekh Jindal, Yagiz Kargin, Vinay Setty, and Jörg Schad.
Hadoop++: Making a Yellow Elephant Run Like a Cheetah (Without It Even Noticing)
VLDB 2010, Singapore.
The Mimicking Octopus: Towards a one-size-fits-all Database Architecture
VLDB 2010 PhD Workshop, Singapore.
February 2010 - present:
Ph.D. student, Computer Science, Saarland University, Germany.
October 2008 - January 2010:
Master of Science (honors), Computer Science, Saarland University, Germany.
Thesis: Quality in Phrase Mining, Supervisors: Prof. Jens Dittrich, Prof. Gerhard Weikum
July 2002 - June 2006:
Bachelor of Technology, Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.
Thesis: Microcontroller Based Power Distribution Monitoring & Control, Supervisor: Prof. S. P. Das
- Senior Software Engineering at Ibibo Web, India
- Associate Consultant at BT, India
- Summer Intern at IBM Software Labs, India