Articles by: John

EPFL takes another step towards carbon neutrality

Today EPFL inaugurated its new heating plant, which has the capacity to heat and cool the Lausanne campus solely by drawing water from Lake Geneva and recovering excess heat from a connected data center. The ceremony was attended by local political leaders including Vassilis Venizelos, who is a Vaud Canton […]

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EcoCloud’s expanding mission

As of January 1st, 2022, the EPFL EcoCloud Center is headed by Professor David Atienza. Its mission has been expanded with a strong new focus on fundamental research and education in the domain of sustainable cloud computing. “Historically, Ecocloud’s main focus has been to deliver technologies jointly with top companies […]

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The Oracle Database Multilingual Engine (MLE) and APEX

Featured talk at EPFL: UGraalVM’s full power in the Database Starting with Oracle Database 21c, developers can execute JavaScript within the database. This functionality is enabled by the Multilingual Engine (MLE), powered by GraalVM, and enables Oracle APEX 20.2 to be the first (and only) low code framework on the […]

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EcoCloud featured in Bilan

Swiss business magazine Bilan spoke to David Atienza about how Swiss Vault, Infomaniak and EcoCloud are planning to revolutionise data center technology with lower power comsumption and greater efficiency. Il est possible de stocker et gérer ses données sans polluer

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Using the matrix to help Meta gear up

Just 12-months after it was created, in December 2004, 1-million people were active on Facebook. As of December 2021 it had an average 1.93 billion daily active users. EPFL is in a unique collaboration with its parent company Meta around distributed deep learning research. For a user base of this […]

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We stand with Ukraine

EcoCloud strongly condemns Russia’s military invasion and acts of war in Ukraine, as well as the dreadful violation of international humanitarian and human rights law. We are really shocked by the tragedy currently unfolding in Ukraine, and we fully support everyone affected by the war. The EcoCloud community calls on […]

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ASPLOS is back – in person

After going virtual since 2022, ASPLOS is returning to Lausanne for the 2022 edition, 28th February to 4th March. The 2022 edition of ASPLOS marks its 40th anniversary. In 1982, ASPLOS emerged as the ultimate conference for researchers from a variety of software and hardware system communities to collaborate and […]

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Heterogeneous computing creates new electrical-level vulnerabilities

Under the initiative of the armasuisse – Cyber-Defence Campus, a team of EPFL scientists, including CYD Doctoral Fellow Dina Mahmoud of PARSA, recently presented the first proof-of-concept for undervolting-based fault injection from the programmable logic of a field programmable gate array (FPGA) to the software executing on a processing system […]

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