It's time to secure data in NoSQL databases with strong
guarantees, at fine granularity, and with low overhead.
Macaroons, from Google, are designed for this purpose. This
post shows have Macaroons can be used in HyperDex to secure
We outline a small change to the Bitcoin mining protocol that rules out big, public mining pools. It preserves the current investment in Bitcoin by both existing users and by existing miners. It presents a fix to GHash's recent 51% excursion.
LevelDB is a popular data back end and in use at Google, Facebook,
and many startups. In this article we discuss some concurrency
improvements we've made to LevelDB as part of the HyperLevelDB
Emin Gün Sirer
Hacker and professor at Cornell, with interests that span distributed
systems, OSes and networking. Current projects include HyperDex, OpenReplica
and the Nexus OS. more...