Please join us Thursday (4/3) at 2pm UTC for Dr Mark Silberstein, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, online talk "OmniX - an OS architecture for omni-programmable systems" https://t.co/gRy0SPj4G9

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  • Please join us Thursday (18/2) at 2pm UTC for Dr Amit Chopra, Lancaster University, online talk "Mandrake: Building Fault-Tolerant Decentralized Applications" https://t.co/DqjaF0VYK1

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  • Please join us Thursday (11/2) at 2pm UTC for Dr Andrew Paverd, Microsoft, online talk "CACTI: CAPTCHA Avoidance via Client-side TEE Integration" https://t.co/I5F9ipki59

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  • Please join us Thursday (28/1) at 3pm UTC for Prof David A. Bader, New Jersey Institute of Technology, online talk "Solving Global Grand Challenges with High Performance Data Analytics" https://t.co/NB4GLL1wjP

    By LSDSImperial, 1 month 1 week ago
  • Please join us Thursday (21/1) at 2pm UTC for Dr Nathaniel Filardo, Microsoft Research Cambridge, online talk "CHERI: A Modern Capability Architecture" https://t.co/oDtHIxnFIE

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  • Come and join @LSDSImperial as Faculty! We do exciting research across systems, data management, architecture, networking, compilers, machine learning and security. https://t.co/6SX0pVEQEo

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  • Please join us Thursday (3/12) at 2pm UTC for Prof. Daniel Abadi, University of Maryland, online talk "SLOG: Serializable, Low-latency, Geo-replicated Transactions" https://t.co/QMMDl47lci

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  • @raulcfernandez Not yet, but it will be available after shepherding.

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  • RT @ppietzuch: It's great news to get at the end of a long day that our paper on #CublicleOS, a library OS with practical hardware-backed c…

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  • Please join us Thursday (19/11) at 2pm UTC for Dr Joy Arulraj, Georgia Institute of Technology, online talk "Data Management on Non-Volatile Memory" https://t.co/jhSBzrL8CD

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The goal of the LSDS group is to support the design and implementation of tomorrow's large-scale data-intensive 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
  • Serverless
  • Cloud Computing
  • Systems Security
  • Machine Learning
  • Networking
CloudCAP
CloudCAP
Compartments and cloud-native applications
Crossbow
Crossbow
Scalable Multi-GPU Deep Learning
Faasm
Faasm
Serverless Big Data Runtime
KungFu
KungFu
Adaptive Distributed Machine Learning
LightSaber
LightSaber
Multi-core Window-Based Stream Processing
MDF
MDF
Meta-Dataflows
Medea
Medea
Heterogenous Application Scheduling
SABER
SABER
Hybrid Stream Processing
SEEP
SEEP
Stateful Big Data Processing
SERECA
SERECA
Hardware-Assisted Cloud Security
SGX-LKL
SGX-LKL
Linux Binaries in SGX Enclaves
Teechain
Teechain
A Secure Blockchain Payment Network

Recent Publications

rkt-io: A Direct I/O Stack for Shielded Execution
J. Thalheim; H. Unnibhavi; C. Priebe; P. Bhatotia; and P. Pietzuch

In ACM EuroSys'21

CubicleOS: A Library OS with Software Componentisation for Practical Isolation
V.A. Sartakov; L. Vilanova; and P. Pietzuch

In ACM ASPLOS'21

KungFu: Making Training in Distributed Machine Learning Adaptive
L. Mai; G. Li; M. Wagenländer; K. Fertakis; A.O. Brabete; and P. Pietzuch

In USENIX OSDI'20

Spotnik: Designing Distributed Machine Learning for Transient Cloud Resources
M. Wagenländer; L. Mai; G. Li; and P. Pietzuch

In USENIX Hotcloud'20

Upcoming Events

OmniX - an OS architecture for omni-programmable systems
Mark Silberstein
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Thursday, 20 May 2021 - 2:00pm, Online
Future systems will be omni-programmable: alongside CPUs, GPUs, Security accelerators and FPGAs, they will execute user code near-storage, near-network, and near-memory. Ironically, while breaking...
Title to be confirmed
Jens Teubner
TU Dortmund
Thursday, 22 April 2021 - 2:00pm, Online

The LSDS Group

Peter Pietzuch
Peter Pietzuch
Professor
Holger Pirk
Holger Pirk
Lecturer (Assistant Professor)
Lluís Vilanova
Lluís Vilanova
Lecturer (Assistant Professor)
Daphne Tuncer
Daphne Tuncer
Imperial College Research Fellow
Shujie Cui
Shujie Cui
Post-doctoral Researcher
Luo Mai
Luo Mai
Post-doctoral Researcher
Vasily A. Sartakov
Vasily A. Sartakov
Post-doctoral Researcher
Huanzhou Zhu
Huanzhou Zhu
Post-doctoral Researcher
Guo Li
Guo Li
Research Assistant
Konstantinos Fertakis
Konstantinos Fertakis
PhD Student
Ahmad Khazale
Ahmad Khazale
PhD Student
Fotis Kounelis
Fotis Kounelis
PhD Student
Domagoj Margan
Domagoj Margan
PhD Student
Carlos Segarra
Carlos Segarra
PhD Student
Alex Shamis
Alex Shamis
PhD Student
Simon Shillaker
Simon Shillaker
PhD Student
Georgios Theodorakis
Georgios Theodorakis
PhD Student
Marcel Wagenlander
Marcel Wagenlander
Visitor

Open Positions

Post-Doctoral Researcher
In Systems Security
 

Join the EU-funded SecureCloud 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.

PhD position
In Computer Systems for BigData and Data Science
 

Two PhD positions are available in the broad area of Computer Systems with focus on designing and building systems that support BigData and Data Science workloads on modern and future hardware platforms.

PhD position
In Big Data Management: Auto-tuning for modern hardware
 

PhD position in Big Data Management with focus on Auto-tuning for modern hardware under the supervision of Dr. Holger Pirk.

PhD position
In in Big Data Management: Data Compression
 

PhD position in Big Data Management with focus on Data Compression under the supervision of Dr. Holger Pirk.

Interested in joining LSDS? How to apply