Tutorial

A write up is yet to be provided.

Please refer to the following papers for now:
From Clarity to Efficiency for Distributed Algorithms (OOPSLA 2012)
(DistAlgo language, compilation, optimization, implementation, and experiments with a dozen examples)
High-Level Executable Specifications of Distributed Algorithms (SSS 2012)
(Methods for writing high-level specifications, with parts of multi-Paxos as a main example)
From Clarity to Efficiency for Distributed Algorithms (arXiv 2014, revised 2017, TOPLAS 39(3) 2017)
(Extended description of DistAlgo language and optimization method, with a formal operational semantics)
Moderately Complex Paxos Made Simple: High-Level Specification of Distributed Algorithms (arXiv 2017, PPDP 2019, to appear)
(Basic Paxos and Multi-Paxos algorithms for distributed consensus written at a high level in DistAlgo)

Tutorials given at conferences:
Tutorial at PPoPP 2014: Programming Distributed Algorithms
Tutorial at SPLASH 2014: Programming Distributed Algorithms
Tutorial at PODC 2017: High-Level Specification of Distributed Algorithms (slides)
Tutorial at PODC 2019: From Classical to Blockchain Consensus: What are the Exact Algorithms?

Lamport's distributed mutual exclusion algorithm in DistAlgo