We are Massivizing Computer Systems, that is, making (distributed) computer systems scalable, reliable, performant, etc., yet forming efficient, engineered ecosystems available to everyone. Our work improves large-scale infrastructure, datacenters, cloud computing, big data, and numerous popular applications in the Digital Economy. Want to learn more? or Want to understand our research?

Latest Events

We are hiring a Tenure-track Assistant Professor!
Tiziano De Matteis joins us as an Assistant Professor!
Workshop on Hot Topics in Cloud Computing Performance (HotCloudPerf'24@ICPE'24)
Krijn Doekemeijer received the Amsterdam Data Science M.Sc. thesis award 2022 for his thesis "TropoDB: Design, Implementation and Evaluation of an Optimised KV-Store for NVMe Zoned Namespace Devices". Philipp Sommerhalter received the Amsterdam Data Science B.Sc. thesis award 2022 for his thesis "Labels, Cards, and Simulation-Based Analysis for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability in Data Centers".
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the NetherlandsDelft University of Technology, Delft, the NetherlandsUC Berkeley, CA, USAU. Innsbrueck, AustriaPolitehnica University of Bucharest, RomaniaTechnion, Haifa, IsraelTU Dortmund, Germany
Google Inc., Mountain View, CA, USAIBM TJ Watson Research Center, NY, USAIntel Labs, Portland, OR, USANerdalize, the NetherlandsThe Netherlnds e-Science Center, the NetherlandsNWO, the NetherlandsOracle Labs, SF, CA, USASalesforce, the NetherlandsSolvinity, the NetherlandsSTW, the Netherlands
COMMIT/, the NetherlandsCWI Amsterdam, the NetherlandsDistributed ASCI Supercomputer 5, the NetherlandsDelft Data Science, the NetherlandsGWDG, Goettingen, GermanyHuawei Research, SF, USA and Munich, GermanyLDBC, international organizationSAP, GermanySPEC Research, international organizationUPC Barcelona, SpainUniversity of Amsterdam, the NetherlandsU. Wuertzburg, GermanyAlpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt

Future Computer Systems and Networking Research in the Netherlands: A Manifesto

For the past year, we have been working on a Manifesto on the future of Computer Systems and Networking research in the Netherlands (CompSysNL). The CompSysNL Manifesto is now online [1]; a 2-page executive summary ready for sending around is also available [2]. We are a large, cross-institutional community of scientists and technology experts (30+ co-signatories, 7 universities, 5 research institutes and organizations, etc.) Also check out who’s who in CompSysNL [3].

#CompSysNL #Manifesto #computersystems #computernetworks #infrastructure #ICT


  1. Executive Summary (2 pages)
  2. Full version (40+ pages)
  3. Who’s who in CompSysNL?

Inauguration Seminar overview

The inauguration will be available via a live stream as well .

The overview of the inauguration seminar can be found here.

Venues currently (co-)organized by @Large

ISPDC 2019

Euro-Par 2019, Track 5 on Data Management, Analytics and Deep Learning

ICPE 2020

Current Openings

Tenure-track Assistant Professor

Tenure-track Assistant Professor

We're very excited to be hiring!

Are you an excellent and ambitious Computer Science researcher? Is your aim to research novel and domain-specific approaches for software ecosystems in the computing continuum? We at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam would like to get to know you.

Also, want to help and know anyone who might be interested? Thank you and please let them know.

For more information, check the university job opening.

Looking for (more) openings? Interested to join or visit? Contact us!




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Massivizing Datacenter Scheduling to Bring All Data Services to All People
LDBC Graphalytics

LDBC Graphalytics

Benchmarking suite for graph-processing platforms


Collaborative Datacenter Simulation and Exploration for Everybody


Massivizing Minecraft-like Networked Virtual Environments
Workflow Trace Archive

Workflow Trace Archive

Open-Access Data from Public and Private Computing Infrastructures


Computation Offloading for Distributed Sensor Applications
CPU-free Computing

CPU-free Computing

Reimagining Computing for the 21st Century