Register For the School on the Practice and Theory of Distributed Computing
Registration is now open for the School on the Practice and Theory of Distributed Computing, which will take place October 30 – November 2, 2023, in Paphos, Cyprus.
The JetBrains Foundation is a proud supporter and sponsor of the school, as our learn-by-doing approach perfectly aligns with its hands-on computer science curriculum.
The school offers an all-star lineup of industry experts, including Maurice Herlihy, Dan Alistarh, Gael Thomas, Gregory Chockler, Alexey Gotsman, Pierre Sutra, and Prasad Jayanti. These brilliant minds will guide you through the wonders of distributed computing.
An education and a vacation wrapped into one – who could say no to that?
The short answer is everyone! Whether you’re a tech enthusiast, a seasoned software engineer looking to level up, or a novice developer eager to dive into the world of distributed computing, you’re sure to get something useful out of the event.
In particular, system administrators managing complex infrastructures, computer scientists and researchers working on performance improvements, and big data analysts handling massive amounts of data will find this school specifically tailored to their work. Lessons will involve learning how to handle data storage, processing, and analysis with distributed systems.
While there are no strict prerequisites, basic math and programming skills would enhance your ability to engage with the material. Note that all classes will be conducted in English.
What’s on the agenda?
We’ll take a deep dive into near-memory computing and database isolation. Additionally, to help you ensure the reliability and efficiency of your distributed systems, we’ll cover everything from Byzantine fault-tolerant algorithms to effective machine-learning algorithms. And of course, we’ll also explore the latest techniques for keeping your data safe and sound.
In particular, you’ll learn and practice:
- State machine replication, distributed ledgers, and decentralized finance
- Formal methods in distributed computing
- Memory-efficient and persistent concurrency
- Distributed machine learning
- Cloud computing and storage systems
- Distributed databases
Learn and chill in paradise
Who said learning can’t be fun? This year, we’re taking things up a notch and hosting the school in the beautiful paradise of Paphos, Cyprus. Prepare for classes at the Coral Beach Hotel & Resort, where you’ll enjoy breathtaking views of sandy beaches from your balcony or terrace. Want to unwind after a day of intense discussions? Take a dip in one of the resort’s several pools – there’s even one with waterslides!
All school participants will receive a discount on their accommodations at the resort.
Ready to sign up?
Applications are now open! Just head to our website and fill out a short form. Once you’ve submitted it, you’ll get an email with instructions for paying the registration fee, which is €100 for university students or €200 for all other attendees.
Meet your mentors
To learn more about the classes and instructors, check out the school’s website.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn, connect, and enjoy the world of computer science. See you at the School on the Practice and Theory of Distributed Computing!
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