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LightKone researcher gives talk at Collège de France

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Last month, Marc Shapiro, our partner from Sorbonne University (UPMC), gave a talk entitled “Life Without Consensus” at the Collège de France. This talk was part of the event entitled “Taking Stock of Distributed Computing”, which was organised by Rachid Guerraoui. Watch the talk here. More detailed information here.

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GRiSP 2 development

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After our experience with GRiSP 1 in the LightKone project, we are supporting the GRiSP 2 development.  GRiSP is a very nice system and software for prototyping IoT applications directly in Erlang, with Pmod modules.   https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/peerstritzinger/grisp-2?ref=nav_search&result=project&term=grise    

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LightKone partner gives talk at Technische Universität Kaiserslautern

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Last week, Paulo Sérgio Almeida, our partner from INESC TEC, gave a talk entitled “Efficient Synchronization of State-based Conflict-Free Replicated Datatypes” at the Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, in Kaiserslautern, Germany. At the same time, Deepthi Devaki Akkoorath defended her thesis on “Scalable Consistency in the Multi-core Era”, which had Paulo Sérgio Almeida as a jury member. The […]

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PaPoC’19 supported by LightKone

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The 6th Workshop on Principles and Practice of Consistency for Distributed Data (PaPoC’19) was supported by LightKone European project and took place on March 25th, 2019, in Dresden, Germany. This workshop was co-located with the 14th edition of EuroSys conference. PaPoC’19 aims to investigate the principles and practice of available consistency models for large-scale, distributed shared […]

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LightKone partner participates in “Trends in Distributed Computing” symposium

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Marc Shapiro, LightKone’s researcher, will participate in “Trends in Distributed Computing” symposium, which will be held at Collège de France, France, on the 12th of April 2019. Marc Shapiro’s talk is entitled “Living without consensus”, and is one of 13 different talks in this event. The symposium is organised by Collège de France and will end with a talk […]

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LightKone researcher presents paper at IEEE PerCom SmartEdge 2019 Workshop

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Igor Kopestenski, a researcher of LightKone project, has presented a paper entitled “Achlys: Towards a framework for distributed storage and generic computing applications for wireless IoT edge networks with Lasp on GRiSP” at the SmartEdge 2019 Workshop collocated with the IEEE Journal on Pervasive Computing and Communications (IEEE PerCom 2019), which took place at Kyoto, […]

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LightKone paper is reviewed by “The Morning Paper”

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The LightKone paper, entitled “Efficient Synchronization of State-based CRDTs”, was reviewed last Monday by The Morning Paper, a newsletter that is read on a daily basis by thousands of researchers all over the world. This article results from an MSc thesis about CRDTs. CRDTs are key components in modern geo-replicated systems, such as Riak, Redis […]

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Papers of LightKone were accepted in PaPoC 2019

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LightKone has two new papers that were accepted in the 6th Workshop on Principles and Practice of Consistency for Distributed Data (PaPoC). The workshop will take place on March 25th, 2019, in Dresden, Germany, and will be co-located with the EuroSys 2019 international conference. One of the papers is entitled “Invariant Safety for Distributed Applications” […]