Portrait of Sebastian Burckhardt

Sebastian Burckhardt

Principal Researcher

About

My research interests are programming models to program distributed, parallel, or concurrent or systems conveniently, efficiently, and correctly.

I am particularly interested in the following topics (from more recent to less recent):

Stateful Serverless Programming
to be released as part of Azure Durable Functions v2.0

Programming Elastic Services using Virtual Actors
(see the Orleans project)
Eventual Consistency, and Consistency in Distributed Systems
Check out my book! (free download on publisher site, or just the pdf)
Touch-enabled scripting languages for mobile+cloud
(see the TouchDevelop project)
Programming with Concurrent Revisions
(see the Revisions project)
Verification and Debugging Tools for Concurrent Programs
(see the Cuzz and CHESS projects)