I am Salvatore Dipietro,  a PhD student at the Department of Computing, Imperial College London  under the supervision of Dr. Giuliano Casale .  I am affiliated with the Analysis, Engineering, Simulation & Optimization of Performance group and my PhD is supported by a CDT HiPEDS scholarship.

My current research is  on the Performability of Big Data application in the Cloud.  I am currently working to dynamically scale and optimize some NoSQL databases as, for example,  Apache Cassandra.