I have graduated from UW-Madison in December 2012 and joined as a Research Staff Member at NEC Laboratories America. When I was in school, my advisor was Prof. Jignesh Patel. I received my
BS from Beijing University of Technology
(BJUT) with the thesis advisor Dr.
ICDE Source Code Download:
This is the source code of ICDE 2010
and SIGMOD 2008 (Y.Tian and J.Patel). Please
direct all comments and bug reports to me, nzhang at cs.wisc.edu
Data Crawler Download:
crawlers of DBLP and IMDB datasets are now available.
Please read the NOTE file in the code package. Also, parsing XML data file
needs DTD file, however, DTD file may not always come with the source data
(Citeseer only provides the XML data, but not DTD file). Fortunately, I
found this DTD generator very
useful when DTD file is not available.
current research focuses on high-performance SQL engine on key-value store, multi-tenant DBMS and cloud storage.
- Ning Zhang, "How Swift Is Your Swift?", OpenStack Summit, 2012.
- N. Zhang, J. Tatemura, J. Patel and H. Hacigumus
"Towards Cost-Effective Storage Provisioning for DBMSs", VLDB, 2012.(Best papers of VLDB 2012)
- N. Zhang, Y. Tian and J. Patel,
Summarization", The 26th International Conference on Data
Engineering (ICDE), 2010 (in research session of Social
- Junzhong Ji, Ning Zhang, Chunnian Liu, Ning
Zhong "Ant Colony Optimization Algorithm for Learning
Classification Rules", Web Intelligence 2006: 1034-1037
- Jan 2012 - Jan 2013: OpenStack Engineer, Zmanda Inc.
in Sunnyvale, CA
- Dec. 2008 - May 2009: Software Engineer (Intern), Epic Systems.