Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans -- John Lennon
If you don't know where you're going, any road will take you there -- Lewis Carroll
Lecture on You Tube: From Overlays to Clouds: Inventing a New Network Paradigm.
Power point slides to go together with the lecture.
Slides in PDF format.
Director of the
Distributed Systems and Networks lab
at the Department of Computer Science here at Hopkins.
Co-founder of Spread Concepts LLC. (2000)
Co-founder of LiveTimeNet Inc. (2008)
These systems are deployed in thousands of mission critical systems, power data center applications, are included in commercial products, and are used for research and teaching in universities and research labs all over the world.
My latest publications including all the publications connected with my work at the DSN lab at Hopkins can be found at the lab's publications page.
Here is an archive of my publications on the Transis and Totem projects and some later work not connected with the DSN lab.
Distributed Systems (600.437)
Intermediate Programming (600.120)
Operating Systems (600.418)
Advanced Distributed Systems and Communication (600.667)
My lecture in Introduction to Computer Science (600.103)
Marco Platania - a Post Doctoral Fellow.
Daniel Obenshain - a third year Ph.D. student.
Tom Tantillo - a first year Ph.D. student.
Amy Babay - a first year M.Sc. student.
Jonathan Kirsch - Thesis: Intrusion-Tolerant Replication Under Attack, Ph.D., 2010.
Raluca Musaloiu-E - Thesis: Practical Wireless Mesh Networks and Their Applications, Ph.D., 2010.
John Lane - Thesis: Scaling Byzantine Replication to Wide-Area Networks, Ph.D., 2008.
Nilo Rivera - Thesis: Seamless Connectivity and Mobility in Wireless Mesh Networks, Ph.D., 2008.
Ciprian Tutu - Thesis: Distributed Algorithms for Consistent Replicated State. Ph.D., 2004.
Claudiu Danilov - Thesis: Performance and Functionality in Overlay Networks, Ph.D., 2004.
Cristina Nita-Rotaru - Thesis: High Performance Secure Group Communication, Ph.D., 2003.
Jonathan Stanton - Thesis: Practical Wide-Area Group Communication, Ph.D., 2002.
R. Sean Borgstrom - Thesis: A Cost-Benefit Approach to Resource Allocation in Scalable Metacomputers, Ph.D., 2000.
Michael Kaplan - Study: Low-Overhead Routing for High-Performance Wireless Mesh Networks, M.Sc., 2006.
Ryan Caudy - Project: Scalable Process Group Membership for the Spread Toolkit, M.Sc., 2004.
Michael Hilsdale - Study: Toward a Practical and Seamless Wireless Backbone, M.Sc., 2004.
Ashima Munjal - Project: A Highly Available Message Queue, M.Sc., 2004.
John Schultz - Thesis: Partitionable Virtual Synchrony Using Extended Virtual Synchrony, M.Sc., 2001.
Jacob Green - Project: Hyperdog - Up to Date Web Monitoring Through Metacomputers, M.Sc., 2000.
David Shaw - Thesis: Walrus: A Low Latency, High Throughput Web Service Using Internet-wide Replication, M.Sc., 1998.
Theo Schlossnagle - practical distributed information infrastructure (1997-2001).
Alec Peterson - replicated Web service (1997-1998).
My Ph.D. presentation ( ps, ps.Z, ps.gz )
My Ph.D. Thesis: Replication Using Group Communication Over a Partitioned Network.
Last modified: May 2013.