Our joint work with #TUD and #TUB on securing Docker containers with Intel SGX was accepted at #USENIX #OSDI16. https://t.co/yN1ihtH7Ap

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The goal of the LSDS group is to support the design and implementation of tomorrow's large-scale distributed systems. We investigate new abstractions and infrastructures for building scalable, robust and secure data-intensive applications.

Current Projects

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  • Big Data Processing
  • Cloud Computing
  • Systems Security
  • Machine Learning
  • Networking
Ako
Ako
Decentralised Deep Learning
ASIA
ASIA
Adaptive Publish/Subscribe Systems
CloudSafetyNet
CloudSafetyNet
End-to-End Cloud Security
HARNESS
HARNESS
Heterogeneous Cloud Computing
ITA-DSM
ITA-DSM
Mobile Stream Processing
MDF
MDF
Meta-Dataflows
MobiCloud
MobiCloud
Mobile Edge Computing
Multicore-FSM
Multicore-FSM
Parallel Finite State Machines
NaaS
NaaS
Application-Specific Network Services
SABER
SABER
Hybrid Stream Processing
SEEP
SEEP
Stateful Big Data Processing
SeReCa
SeReCa
Hardware-Assisted Cloud Security

Recent Publications

BrowserFlow: Imprecise Data Flow Tracking to Prevent Accidental Data Disclosure
I. Papagiannis, P. Watcharapichat, D. Muthukumaran, and P. Pietzuch

In ACM Middleware'16

SCONE: Secure Linux Containers with Intel SGX
S. Arnautov, B. Trach, F. Gregor, T. Knauth, A. Martin, C. Priebe, J. Lind, D. Muthukumaran, D. O'Keeffe, M.L. Stillwell et al.

In USENIX OSDI'16

Ako: Decentralised Deep Learning with Partial Gradient Exchange
P. Watcharapichat, V.Lopez Morales, R.Castro Fernandez, and P. Pietzuch

In ACM SoCC'16

FLICK: Developing and Running Application-Specific Network Services
A. Alim, R. Clegg, L. Mai, L. Rupprecht, E. Seckler, P. Costa, P. Pietzuch, A.L. Wolf, N. Sultana, J. Crowcroft et al.

In USENIX ATC'16

Upcoming Events

Ako: Decentralised Deep Learning with Partial Gradient Exchange
Pijika Watcharapichat
Imperial College London
Thursday, 8 September 2016 - 2:00pm, Huxley Building, 218
Distributed systems for training deep neural networks (DNNs) with large amounts of data have vastly improved the accuracy of machine learning models for image and speech recognition. DNN systems...

The LSDS Group

Peter Pietzuch
Peter Pietzuch
Group Leader
Alexandros Koliousis
Alexandros Koliousis
Post-doctoral Researcher
Dan O'Keeffe
Dan O'Keeffe
Post-doctoral Researcher
Divya Muthukumaran
Divya Muthukumaran
Post-doctoral Researcher
Florian Kelbert
Florian Kelbert
Post-doctoral Researcher
Pierre-Louis Aublin
Pierre-Louis Aublin
Post-doctoral Researcher
Richard Clegg
Richard Clegg
Post-doctoral Researcher
Victoria Lopez Morales
Victoria Lopez Morales
Post-doctoral Researcher
William Culhane
William Culhane
Post-doctoral Researcher
Christian Priebe
Christian Priebe
PhD Student
Joshua Lind
Joshua Lind
PhD Student
Lukas Rupprecht
Lukas Rupprecht
PhD Student
Luo Mai
Luo Mai
PhD Student
Panagiotis Garefalakis
Panagiotis Garefalakis
PhD Student
Peter Ogden
Peter Ogden
PhD Student
Pijika Watcharapichat
Pijika Watcharapichat
PhD Student

Open Positions

Post-Doctoral Researcher
In Systems Security

Join the EU-funded SeReCa project and investigate how new hardware trust mechanisms can be used to improve the security of cloud computing applications.

Post-Doctoral Researcher
In Distributed Systems, Systems, Databases

Multiple post-doctoral positions available in the areas of distributed systems, databases, and networking.

Interested in joining LSDS? How to apply