Challenges in building Billion Users Cloud Applications

October 6-11, 2024 • San Servolo, Venice, Italy

The fall school will teach you about the
challenges of building billion-user systems
and present approaches to address those challenges.


The class is structured as a 5-days intensive course. Each day, there will be a lecture in the morning followed by a discussion in the afternoon. In addition, students will participate in group exercises on design, paper critiquing, and code writing.


Each student should bring a computer; any kind (Chromebook, Mac, Windows, etc.) will do.


Accepted university students will benefit of generous fellowships. More information is available on the registration page.


If you have any questions, please send an inquiry to buca@di.uniroma1.it.


Alessandro Panconesi, Emanuele Panizzi, and Alba Bisante, Sapienza University of Rome