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LightKone project is now on Medium

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The LightKone European project is now on Medium, a blog platform in which content with a big worldwide community can be shared. Every month, the project will share a blog post regarding the corresponding activity of their partners. This posts can be reached by industrial and academic entities.

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Article authored by LightKone researchers accepted for publication in A* rated conference

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An article entitled “Efficient Synchronization of State-based CRDTs”, authored by Vítor Enes, Paulo Sérgio Almeida and Carlos Baquero, our partners from INESC TEC, together with João Leitão, our partner from NOVA LINCS, was accepted for publication in the 35th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2019). This article results from an MSc thesis about CRDTs. CRDTs are key components in […]

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LightKone’s book at The Morning Paper

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One of Peter van Roy and Seif Haridi book’s chapter, entitled “Programming paradigms for dummies: what every programmer should know”, was discussed in the “The Morning Paper” this week. The chapter gives an introduction to the main programming paradigms and presents a taxonomy of about 30 useful programming paradigms, showing how they relate. For more […]

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LightKone talk at CETIC

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Peter Van Roy, LightKone coordinator, gave a talk at CETIC, an industrial research laboratory, on January 24, in Charleroi, Belgium. The whole talk was based on LiRA, LightKone Reference Architecture, and was entitled “Practical Edge Computing with LiRA”. This talk was organized as part of CETIC Workshop on Edge Computing.  

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LightKone project has one new master

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Server Khalilov is the new master student of the LightKone European project with the thesis entitled “Offline Caching in Web Applications for AntidoteDB”. The defence date was January 11, 2019, at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern, and the advisors were Annette Bietnusa and Arnd Poetzsch-Heffter, both from Technical University of Kaiserslautern. The code related with this MSc thesis […]

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Lasp technology is being used in industry

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Lasp technology developed in LightKone and SyncFree is being used by companies Space-Time Insight and Comcast Communications. Lasp is a programming language and platform for doing computations on an edge network, being developed in Erlang as part of LightKone. Space-Time Insight (formerly GoFactory) and ComCast Communications are using parts of the Lasp platform in production […]