Challenges in building Billion User Cloud Applications

The summer school will teach you about the challenges of building billion user systems and present approaches for addressing those challenges


The class is structured as a 5-days intensive summer 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 doing designs, critiquing papers, and writing code.


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

2. We will expect students to have read the following items before arriving for class: <to be filled in one month before class>.

Venue and Dates

The Castle of the Metamorphoses, Rocca Sinibalda, Italy - July 7-12, 2019


Generous fellowships are provided to attend the summer school. If interested send an inquiry to buca2019@bici.eu

BiCi - Bertinoro international Center for informatics