Tieying Zhang

I am a Staff Engineer at Alibaba US lab. Before joing Alibaba, I was a Postdoc in the Computer Science Department (Database Group) at Carnegie Mellon University, where I am working with Prof. Andy Pavlo and Anthony Tomasic, on large-scale database systems. Prior to coming to CMU, I was an assistant professor at Chinese Academy of Sciences. I received my Ph.D. degree from Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Academic and Industry Services: 

PC member: VLDB 2021 (industry), ICDE 2021 (industry), DASFAA 2020


  • My open source project Domino is the OLTP core of HP's DBMS Trafodion (now Apache Trafodion). Domino is a transaction processing engine, that utilizes HBase's multi-version to handle distributed transactions.
  • Peloton at CMU