Distributed, Networked & Mobile Systems

Distributed/Mobile systems research at MPI-SWS focuses on the design, implementation, and evaluation of distributed and mobile software systems that are dependable and highly available. Recent research in the group has focused on building systems resistant to arbitrary faults, scalable eventually-consistent services, systems with strong data confidentiality and integrity guarantees, as well as privacy-preserving and secure platforms for mobile social applications.


Paper by MPI-SWS researchers wins both a 2019 Usenix Security Symposium Distinguished Paper Award and the Usenix/Facebook Internet Defense Prize

August 2019
A paper by MPI-SWS researchers has won both a distinguished paper award and the Internet Defense Prize at the 2019 Usenix Security Conference.

Keon Jang joins MPI-SWS

June 2019
Keon Jang has joined the institute as a tenure-track faculty member, effective February 1, 2019.

Research Spotlight: Tracing the Behavior of Cloud Applications

April 2019
MPI-SWS researchers are investigating how to understand and troubleshoot the behavior of distributed software systems that run in cloud datacenters.

Jonathan Mace receives Dennis M. Ritchie Dissertation Honorable Mention

October 2018
ACM's Special Interest Group on Operating Systems has awarded MPI-SWS faculty member Jonathan Mace an honorable mention for the Dennis M. Ritchie Doctoral Dissertation Award.

Aastha Mehta invited to attend Rising Stars Workshop

September 2018
MPI-SWS Ph.D. student Aastha Mehta is one of only three students from a European university selected to attend the Rising Stars Workshop, which will be held at MIT in October 2018.