The Third Workshop On Storage and Cloud Computing, co-organized by Technicolor and INRIA is an open event bringing together experts in the area of distributed & cloud computing/storage, to discuss various aspects of the problem, expose recent progress in the domain, identify research challenges. The topics addressed will include Cloud & data centers architectures, cloud deployments, codes for distributed storage, data consistency, security in the cloud. (link to previous edition)

The workshop will take place at Technicolor in Cesson Sévigné.

Event flyer here.

Available presentation slides here.


Thursday 21

9:00 Registration open

9:30 Welcome speech by Cristina Gomila, Director of image science & media computing labs

9:45-10:45 Session 1: (25mn+5mn)

  • Scalable data management for scientific applications on clouds, Alexandru Costan (INRIA)
  • Cloud-TM: harnessing the cloud with distributed transactional memories, Paolo Romano (INESC-ID)

Coffee break

11:00-12:45 Session 2: Student talks

  • Resource provisioning for batch applications in heterogeneous clouds, Anca Iordache (INRIA)
  • Practical Byzantine Fault Tolerance for Geo-Replicated Systems, Shengyun Liu (Eurecom)
  • Cooperative caching for cloud computing, Maxime Lorrillere (LIP6)
  • On information leaks on GPUs, Clémentine Maurice (Technicolor)
  • Privacy-preserving P2P collaborative filtering, Antoine Rault (INRIA)

Buffet for participants

14:00-15:30 Session 3:

Coffee break

16:00 – 17:00 Session 4:

  • Compute, storage, network and the workflow challenge from content creation to distribution, Julian Nevell (Technicolor)
  • Generalized Universality, Rachid Guerraoui  (EPFL)

17:00 – Free Time for discussions

19:30 Dinner at l’Amiral in Rennes (map location HERE)

Friday 22

9:15-10:15 Session 5:

  • Gossip protocols for information dissemination and other tasks, George Giakkoupis (INRIA)
  • Robust hybrid multi-cloud storage, Marko Vukolic (Eurecom)

10:15-11:00 Coffee break around poster session & Demos

  • Anomaly filtering in large scale systems, Romaric Ludinard (Technicolor)
  • Rozo FS: a fault tolerant distributed file system based on the Mojette transform, Benoît Parrein (Polytech Nantes) + a demo
  • Towards a Privacy-Preserving Asymmetric Fingerprinting Scheme Based on Tardos Code, Julien Lolive (IRISA)
  • Private Similarity Computation and P2P Systems, Mohammad Alaggan (INRIA)
  • Demos from Technicolor:
      • Dynamic ad insertion
      • Movie synchronized summary
      • Eye Gazed based Human Profiling

11:00-12:15 Session 6 and Wrap-up:

  • Enforcing declarative data confidentiality and integrity policies in large-scale distributed data processing systems, Peter Druschel (MPI-SWS)
  • Multi-site web search engine, Xiao Bai (Yahoo!)
  • Wrap-up

Buffet for participants

13:30-15:00 Figaro (FP7) workshop, Session 1

  • Future Internet Gateway-based Architecture of Residential netwOrks (FIGARO), Henrik Lundgren (Technicolor)
  • Home Networked Things, Frank den Hartog, (TNO)
  • A Social Content Management in the Home Ecosystem, Claudio Casetti, (Politecnico di Torino)

Coffee break

15:15 — 16:30 Figaro Session 2

  • Gateway-based Monitoring, Henrik Lundgren (Technicolor)
  • Multipath Video Delivery to the Home with HAS over MPTCP, Luis Montalvo, Stéphane Gouache (Technicolor)
  •  Wrap-up

Conditions and location:

Registration is free but mandatory (see below)

Contact: wosmanagement@technicolor.com


975 avenue des champs blancs
35576 Cesson Sévigné, France

(location on Google maps)

Bus lines 1, 35, and 50 (5mn walk)

From city center of Rennes, two options:

  • take the bus “1” to the end “Champs Blancs” (line map). Technicolor building is just in front of the bus stop.
  • take the bus “50” at “République”, and to stop at “Château de Vaux” (line map). Then walk in the direction of the roundabout, and just before reaching it, turn left in direction of the Technicolor building (5 mn walk total). Bus schedule here.

Workshop and dinner location map HERE !

  • To get from Technicolor to l’Amiral (dinner) by bus, take line 1 (starting at 5 meters from Technicolor entrance), and step of at “République”. There is then a 5 mn walk along the river to get to “place de Bretagne”.