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Cambridge Systems at Scale (CamSaS)

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The Musketeer workflow manager runs workflows across multiple back-end frameworks, choosing the most optimal one automatically...

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With QJump, we are bringing guaranteed latency communication to data centre networks...

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Legacy OS abstractions from the 1970s do not scale to modern "warehouse-scale" data centres. DIOS is a new operating system designed for scalability and efficiency...

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Using CamIO allows applications writers to focus on the important aspects of writing application logic whilst ignoring the complexities of I/O management...

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Modern data centres, web applications and big data analytics require systems software to operate at unprecedented scale.

CamSaS is our initiative to build a systems software stack for the 21st century warehouse-scale data centres.

Twitter: @CamSysAtScale


Musketeer is here!

21 April 2015

We are presenting our Musketeer paper at EuroSys 2015 on April 22. Find us at the conference, or follow Kermit!

Paper accepted at HotOS 2015

16 March 2015

A paper co-authored by two members of CamSaS has been accepted for publication at HotOS 2015. The paper shows how big data analytics jobs' runtime can be improved by up to 40% by replacing garbage collection (GC) with region-based memory allocation.

Musketeer at EuroSys 2015

21 January 2015

We have had a paper on the Musketeer workflow manager accepted at EuroSys 2015! As with QJump, we will share the final paper as soon as it is ready.

QJump to appear at NSDI 2015

15 December 2014

Our paper on QJump has been accepted at NSDI 2015! We are working on the final version and will share it here as soon as it is ready.