Please join us Thursday (23/9) at 2pm BST for Dr Tim Harris, Microsoft, online talk "Hey, you got your distributed algorithm in my ML!" https://t.co/Oeyn9wzcUh

By LSDSImperial, 1 day 16 hours ago
  • Please join us Thursday (26/8) at 2pm BST for Dr Yang Zhang, CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security, online talk "CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security" https://t.co/eLqra16Qe0

    By LSDSImperial, 4 weeks 17 hours ago
  • Please join us Thursday (1/7) at 2pm BST for Dr Zsolt István, ITU Copenhagen, online talk "Software-Defined Data Protection: Low Overhead Policy Compliance at the Storage Layer is Within Reach!" https://t.co/6fywbFFBBv

    By LSDSImperial, 2 months 3 weeks ago
  • Please join us Thursday (3/6) at 2pm BST for Dr Xiangyao Yu, University of Wisconsin-Madison, online talk "Scalable Transaction Processing with High Contention" https://t.co/U42vHaEDhP

    By LSDSImperial, 3 months 3 weeks ago
  • Please join us Thursday (27/5) at 2pm BST for Dr Peter Triantafillou, University of Warwick, online talk "Machine Learning for Data Systems" https://t.co/YSOb7DWfJ0

    By LSDSImperial, 3 months 4 weeks ago
  • RT @holger_p: Fancy a physical (!) trip to London to discuss your work and network with the British database community this December at @im…

    By LSDSImperial, 4 months 15 hours ago
  • Please join us Thursday (20/5) at 2pm BST for Dr Mark Silberstein, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, online talk "OmniX - an OS architecture for omni-programmable systems" https://t.co/gRy0SPj4G9

    By LSDSImperial, 4 months 1 week ago
  • Please join us Thursday (13/5) at 2pm BST for Dr Simon Peter, University of Texas at Austin, online talk Building Better Datacenters - The Quest for Low Latency" https://t.co/Bu6kYtTgEz

    By LSDSImperial, 4 months 2 weeks ago
  • Please join us Thursday (22/4) at 2pm BST for Dr Jens Teubner, TU Dortmund University, online talk "Minimize the Gap: How to Avoid Overhead in Database Processing through Co-Design" https://t.co/K2MbmfLRc7

    By LSDSImperial, 5 months 4 days ago
  • Please join us Thursday (15/4) at 2pm BST for Dr Lorenzo Cavallaro, King's College London, online talk "Robust Machine Learning... for Systems Security" https://t.co/bQ0ZSaur8C

    By LSDSImperial, 5 months 1 week ago

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

Scabbard: Single Node Fault-Tolerant Stream Processing
G. Theodorakis; F. Kounelis; P. Pietzuch; and H. Pirk

In VLDB'22

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

Spons and Shields: Practical Isolation for Trusted Execution
V.A. Sartakov; D. O'Keeffe; D. Eyers; L. Vilanova; and P. Pietzuch

In VEE'21

Upcoming Events

To be announced
Malte Schwarzkopf
Brown University
Thursday, 18 November 2021 - 2:00pm, Online
To be announced
Noa Zilberman
University of Oxford
Thursday, 4 November 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
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
Alessandro Fogli
Alessandro Fogli
PhD Student
Pedro Silvestre
Pedro Silvestre
PhD Student
Marcel Wagenlander
Marcel Wagenlander
PhD Student

Open Positions

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