Our colleague Hendrik Makait reached the 2nd place at the ACM SIGMOD 2020 Student Research Competition at the 2020 ACM SIGMOD/PODS International Conference on the Management of Data with his paper Rethinking Message Brokers on RDMA and NVM.
Over the last years, message brokers have become an important part of enterprise systems. As microservice architectures become more popular and the need to analyze data produced by the individual services grows, companies increasingly rely on message brokers to orchestrate the flow of events between different applications as well as between data-producing services and stream processing engines that analyze the data in real-time. Current state-of-the-art message brokers such as Apache Kafka or Apache Pulsar were designed for slow networks and disk-based storage. Consequently, they avoid network traffic and random writes...
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