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Distributed Systems


Work description

- Design of a distributed file system targeted for large-scale environments. Peer-to-peer algorithms will be used in order to ensure a distributed storage system that tolerates ecosystems with a high amount of failures. Development and evaluation of a proof-of-concept prototype. The tasks described in this working plan demand the application and development of concepts and techniques in the area of Software Engineering which are usually introduced in curricular units included in the curricula of the Mestrados Integrados em Engenharia Informática ou de Mestrado em Engenharia Informática studies.

Academic Qualifications

BSc Degree in Informatics Engineering Sciences

Minimum profile required

- Solid knowledge on distributed systems and storage systems.- Solid knowledge on fault tolerance- Knowledge on peer-to-peer systems.

Preference factors

- Knowledge on gossip algorithms. - Experience with C or C ++ programming language.

Application Period

Since 20 Jan 2022 to 02 Feb 2022


Cluster / Centre

Computer Science / High-Assurance Software

Scientific Advisor

João Tiago Paulo