RISELab at Spark Summit

This year, Spark Summit East was held in Boston between February 7-9. With over 1,500 attendees, this was the largest Spark Summit ever outside the Bay Area. Apache Spark, developed in large at AMPLab (the precursor of RISELab), is now t...


Serverless Scientific Computing

For many scientific and engineering users, cloud infrastructure remains challenging to use. While many of their use cases are embarrassingly parallel, the challenges involved in provisioning and using stateful cloud services keep them tr...


RISELab Kicks Off

Berkeley’s computer science division has an ongoing tradition of 5-year collaborative research labs. In the fall of 2016 we closed out the most recent of the series: the AMPLab. We think it was a pretty big deal, and many agreed. One gre...