Zhongmiao Li, a researcher of LightKone project, has presented a paper entitled “Sparkle: Speculative Deterministic Concurrency Control for Partially Replicated Transactional Data Stores” at the 49th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN 2019), which took place at Portland, Oregon, USA between 24 and 17 June. The authors of this paper are Zhongmiao […]
Ali Shoker, our partner from INESC TEC, gave an invited talk entitled “Blockchain Alternatives” at the 11th edition of the International Spring School on Distributed Systems (METIS 2019), which was held in Benguerir, Morocco between 17 and 18 June. This event was organised as part of NETYS, the International Conference on NETworked sYStems.
Our partners from Sorbonne Universités and Scality organised the AntidoteDB tutorial entitled “A cloud database for developing scalable and consistent geo-replicated applications” at the COMPAS 2019 conference, which took place on June 25 in Anglet, France. The presenters were Dimitrios Vasilas (Scality, Sorbonne Université), Sara Hamouda (Sorbonne Université), and Ilyas Toumlilt (Sorbonne Université). The main objective of this tutorial […]
Marc Shapiro, our partner from Sorbonne Universités, and Carla Ferreira, our partner from NOVA LINCS, participated at NETYS 2019, which was held in Marrakesh, Morocco between 19 and 21 June. Marc Shapiro presented a keynote talk entitled “Living on the edge, safely or: Life without consensus” at NETYS 2019 and also at the Workshop on Verification […]
Alejandro Tomsic, our partner from Sorbonne Université, was awarded with the Prize for Best French PhD in Systems and Networking 2019 for his thesis entitled “Exploring the design space of highly-available distributed transactions”. The prize is awarded yearly by ASF (the French chapter of ACM Sigops) and by RSD (the French research network in Networked […]
Carlos Baquero and Carla Ferreira, researchers of the European project LightKone, participated in the seminar entitled “Programming Languages for Distributed Systems”, as part of the Shonan Meeting. This event is being held at the National Institute of Informatics, in the city of Tokyo between 27 and 30 May.
Last week, Peer Stritzinger and Adam Lindberg, our partners from Peer Stritzinger, gave a talk at Code BEAM STO 2019, which was held in Stockholm, Sweden. This talk was entitled “Erlang distribution: going beyond the fully connected mesh“. It’s to important to mention that the video of the Peer Stritzinger’s talk at Code BEAM SF 2019, in San Francisco, […]
The LightKone Workshop on Verification, Security and Antidote was held at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern, in Kaiserslautern, between 14-15 May, 2019. This workshop had presentations on the CRDTs area, Antidote and other related topics. The schedule of this workshop is availabale here.
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.
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