Dr. Tilmann RablPostdoctoral Researcher, Middleware Systems Research Group, University of Toronto, Canada & CEO, bankmark
Tilmann Rabl is a postdoctoral researcher at the Middleware Systems Research Group at the University of Toronto and CEO and founder of the big data startup bankmark. His research focuses on big data storage management, new hardware for big data systems, big data analytics, and big data benchmarking. During his PhD studies, he developed the Parallel Data Generation Framework (PDGF), a generic data generator for database benchmarking. For this work, he received a Technical Contribution Award by the Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC). PDGF is basis of the data generator for a new TPC benchmark for data integration
(TPC-DI) and has been commercialized by bankmark. Tilmann is co-founder and member of the steering committee of the Workshop on Big Data Benchmarking Series and the Big Data Benchmarking Community.