Previous Research Projects


Globe is a distributed system designed to run worldwide with a billion users and a trillion (possibly mobile) objects. It addresses the issues of scalability, replication, security, etc. in very large distributed systems.

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empty Globule is a platform which allows a Web server to automatically replicate its documents to other Web servers. The originality of Globule is that each document has its own associated strategy, which is automatically chosen such that it optimizes the global performance.

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empty GlobeSoul encapsulates the research activities being conducted in peer-to-peer networks, with the purpose of exploring the use of P2P technology for the development of large-scale distributed systems. Current efforts focus on topics such as epidemic protocols (in particular newscast and Cyclon), superpeers and decentralized clustering.