Jens Krueger

Jens Krueger first studied Business Administration at the School of Business & Economics at the Freie Universität Berlin. After graduation, he worked several years as a Consultant in the industry, and started in October 2006 his research career with his doctoral studies at the research group of Prof. Plattner, where he is also in charge of the In-Memory Research Laboratory. The primary objective of his work is to achieve efficient enterprise-specific data management built on actual requirements and characteristics, while leveraging current trends in hardware and data management technologies. In particular, his research focuses on in-memory databases, column-oriented storage schemas, and query-aware lightweight compression techniques, while he derives the enterprise-specific requirements from analyzing customer systems. Research projects include the HYRISE in-memory column-oriented database system, and Jens is author of several scientific articles in the field of database technology.