Johannes Gehrke

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Johannes Gehrke
Fields Computer science
database systems
Institutions Cornell University
Alma mater University of Wisconsin, Madison (Ph.d., 1999)
Notable awards ACM Fellows (2014)

Johannes Gehrke is Tisch University Professor of computer science at Cornell University and a Distinguished Engineer at Microsoft, who works in the areas of database systems, data privacy and data mining.


Johannes Gehrke received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1999 for a thesis in data mining. Since its second edition, he has been a co-author of the standard textbook on database systems, commonly known as the Cow Book.[1] Johannes currently leads database research initiatives at Cornell. His group is popularly known as the Big Red Data group.


  • 2014. ACM Fellows
For his contributions to data mining and data stream query processing.[2]

Selected works[edit]


  • 2002. Database Management Systems, 3rd edition. (with Raghu Ramakrishnan) Morgan Kaufmann.


The following are recent publications by Johannes Gehrke.

  • Raphael M. Reischuk, Michael Backes, Johannes Gehrke (2012), "SAFE Extensibility for Data-Driven Web Applications", WWW 2012: Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on World Wide Web .
  • Guozhang Wang, Marcos Antonio Vaz Salles, Benjamin Sowell, Xun Wang, Tuan Cao, Alan J. Demers, Johannes Gehrke, Walker M. White (2010), "Behavioral Simulations in MapReduce", PVLDB 3 (1): 952–963 .
  • Lucja Kot, Nitin Gupta, Sudip Roy, Johannes Gehrke, Christoph Koch (2010), "Beyond isolation: research opportunities in declarative data-driven coordination", SIGMOD Record 39 (1): 27–32, doi:10.1145/1860702.1860706 .


  1. ^ Raghu Ramakrishnan, Johannes Gehrke. Database Management Systems, Morgan Kaufmann, 2002. 3rd edition.
  2. ^ JOHANNES GEHRKE ACM Fellows 2014

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