Author Archives: Sunghwan Yoo

Composable Reliability for Asynchronous Systems: Treating Failures as Slow Processes (USENIX ATC 2012)

Conventional distributed systems wisdom is to treat slow nodes the same as failed nodes, through the use of leases and timeouts, handling merely slow nodes by effectively rebooting or restarting them. While this wisdom has led to simpler systems that can … Continue reading

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InContext: Simple Parallelism for Distributed Applications (HPDC 2011)

The event-driven model is a popular framework for those who want to build a complex distributed application while keeping the simple event-driven system features where the lower details can be hidden. However, introducing parallelism in the event-driven system has not … Continue reading

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