Jianguo Wang, Ph.D.

Database Engineer
Aurora Cloud Database Team
Amazon Web Services, Palo Alto

Email: csjgwang@gmail.com
Biography

Jianguo Wang is a database engineer at Amazon Web Services (AWS), where he works on Amazon Aurora, a distributed database built for the cloud.

Before that, he worked as an intern at Oracle, Microsoft Research, Samsung, and Tencent.

He received the PhD degree in Computer Science from University of California, San Diego, where he was co-supervised by Prof. Yannis Papakonstantinou and Prof. Steven Swanson. He obtained his Mphil and BEng degrees in Computer Science from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Zhengzhou University, respectively.




Research Interests

  • Database systems, e.g., storage engine, memory/disk layout, row/column store, transactions, distributed databases

  • Search engine systems, e.g., index, compression, cache, query optimization

  • Modern hardware, e.g., SSD, NVRAM, in-storage computing, SIMD, GPUs




  • Publications [DBLP]



    Services



    Internships
    • Oracle Advanced Development Group, Oracle Inc, Redwood Shores, CA   06-09/2018
      Project: Bloom Filter Compression for In-Memory Databases
      Mentor: Dr. Garret Swart and Dr. Weiwei Gong

    • MSR Database Group, Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA   06-09/2015
      Project: Optimizing the Bw-tree Indexing for High Performance Transactions
      Mentors: Dr. David Lomet and Dr. Justin Levandoski

    • Samsung System Architecture Lab, Samsung Semiconductor Inc, San Jose, CA   06-09/2014
      Project: SSD In-Storage Computing (a.k.a Smart SSD)
      Mentors: Dr. Dongchul Park and Dr. Yang-Suk Kee

    • Tencent Search Engine Group, Tencent Inc, Shenzhen, China   03/2013
      Project: Large-Scale Query Log Analysis in Search Engines

    • Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China   06/2009-06/2010
      Project: Multidimensional Hierarchical Data Management in Knowledge Base




    Teaching Assistantships
    • CSE132A. Database Systems Principles. University of California, San Diego. Winter 2016.
      Instructor: Prof. Victor Vianu

    • COMP327. Data Structures and Algorithms. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Fall 2012.
      Instructor: Prof. Man Lung Yiu

    • COMP328. Programming Languages: Theory and Applications. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Spring 2012.
      Instructor: Prof. Man Lung Yiu