Antonio Scandurra

Co-founder @ Zed Industries

I joined the Atom team in 2014 and, during my time there, helped improve the core data structures and research collaborative editing.

After a detour building a real-time, distributed, conflict-free database implemented in Rust for [Ditto](, I co-founded Zed Industries alongside [Nathan Sobo]( and [Max Brunsfeld]( to build a high-performance, multiplayer code editor named [Zed](

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This edition

Property-testing async code in Rust to build reliable distributed systems
November 20 2023 - 18:00 (60 min )

Building reliable distributed systems is hard. Every await point creates an explosion of possible execution sequences. This talk explains how Zed Industries leveraged the Rust asynchronous model to test each possible sequence and maximize the reliability of our CRDT-based collaborative editor.

Property-testing async code in Rust to build reliable distributed systems
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