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Research Opportunity

Distributed Systems, SQL query engines


Work description

- State of the art review regarding the internals of distributed databases, namely their query optimisers. - Design o machine learning techniques, considering reward functions to autonomously adjust query execution; - Implementation of a Proof-of-concept prototype that introduces reinforcement learning techniques within the query optimiser; - Performance evaluation and continuous improvements;

Academic Qualifications

Enrolled student in the "Mestrado Engenharia Informatica" - Masters degree in Informatics Engineering

Minimum profile required

- Knowledge and experience with Apache Calcite;- Solid knowledge of distributed systems;- Solid knowledge with Java programming language;- Proficiency in Portuguese and English language (written and spoken) ;

Preference factors

Knowledges and experience with PostGreSQL and its query optimiser;

Application Period

Since 15 May 2020 to 28 May 2020


Cluster / Centre

Computer Science / High-Assurance Software

Scientific Advisor

Fábio André Coelho