Prof. Neeraj Suri gives distinguished seminar at University of British Columbia


Consistency in a Cloudy World (November 9th, 2015)

CYSEC researcher Prof. Neeraj Suri is giving a talk „Consistency in a Cloudy World“ at the University of British Columbia as part of the ECE Colloquium lecture series.

The ECE Colloquium brings distinguished international research specialists to the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) campus to speak about their work. The speakers are leaders in fields that are of particular importance to the work currenty taking place at ECE.


The label „Cloud“ attracts considerable hype and also sprawls across the immense ecosystem of servers, clients, communication, storage and edge elements. Despite this fuzz, fundamentally it is data and especially the integrity of the data across this spectrum of disparate Cloud elements that drives the value of the Cloud and associated Big Data! While data consistency is indeed a key driver, this desired consistency also needs to be achieved efficiently (low latency wait-freedom, high availability) and in a robust manner resilient to the operational and deliberate disruptions (both crashes and attacks are a given with the ever expanding scale of Cloud!). This talk describes approaches for efficient & robust data consistency for Cloud Servers/Storage, and extensions to mobile and cyber-physical systems.

Date & Place:

November 9, 2015 – 15:30 – 17:30

Room 2020 / 2030, Fred Kaiser Building

Electrical and Computer Engineering

2332 Main Mall

Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z4