The 5th Workshop on Planetary-Scale Distributed Systems (W-PSDS) took place on October 1st, 2019, in Lyon, France, and was sponsored by LightKone project. The organisers of this workshop, Bernardo Ferreira and João Leitão, from NOVA LINCS, are also researchers of LightKone project. Peter Van Roy, our partner from UC Louvain, Carlos Baquero, our partner from INESC TEC, […]
Valter Balegas, a researcher of LightKone project, has presented a paper entitled “IPA: Invariant-Preserving Applications for Weakly Consistent Replicated Databases” at the 45th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB 2019), which took place at Los Angeles, California between 26-30 August. The authors of this paper are Valter Balegas, Sérgio Duarte, Carla Ferreira, and Nuno […]
Igor Kopestenski, our researcher from Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL), participated in the Erlang Workshop, an annual event for the development and research community of Erlang/OTP and the related technologies. This workshop was held as part of ICFP 2019, which took place on August 18 in Berlin, Germany. The Erlang Workshop aims to bring together the open […]
Albert Schimpf is the new master student of the LightKone European project with the thesis entitled “Formal Semantics for Composable Workflows in Scraper”. The defence date was July 17, 2019, at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern.
Annette Bieniusa, our researcher from University of Kaiserslautern (TUK), participated in the Shonan Meeting entitled “Programming Language Support for Data-intensive Applications”, which was held at the National Institute of Informatics, in the city of Tokyo between 1 and 5 July. Annette Bieniusa debated the theme “Access control semantics for highly-available datastores”.
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 […]