Section: Highlights of the Year

Highlights of the Year


In 2019, DELYS obtained a best paper award at ICDCN 2019 (distributed computing track) .

Alejandro Tomsic, former PhD student of the Delys group, was awarded the Prize for Best French PhD in Systems and Networking 2019 for his thesis titled “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 and Distributed Systems). The award ceremony and presentation of Alejandro’s work took place at the COMPAS 2019 conference in Anglet, France.

The US patent, titled “Distributing computing system implementing a non-speculative hardware transactional memory and a method for using same for distributed computing,” was awarded to inventors Julien Peeters, Nicolas Ventroux, Tanguy Sassolas and Marc Shapiro in April 2019, with number US 10 416 925 B2 [4].

Best Papers Awards:
E. Mauffret, D. Jeanneau, L. Arantes, P. Sens.

The Weakest Failure Detector to Solve the Mutual Exclusion Problem in an Unknown Dynamic Environment, in: 20th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN 2019), Bangalore, India, January 2019, Extended version: https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-01661127v3.


A. Z. Tomsic.

Exploring the design space of highly-available distributed transactions, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France, April 2018.