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Conference at a Glance

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Pre-Conference (Tuesday, April 21)


Wednesday, April 22

08:30 - 10:15
Research Session 1: welcome & Big data processing — Mona Attariyan
  • Welcome and awards ceremony

  • PowerLyra: Differentiated Graph Computation and Partitioning on Skewed Graphs. Rong Chen, Jiaxin Shi, Yanzhe Chen, and Haibo Chen (Shanghai Jiao Tong University) PDF

  • Musketeer: All for One, One for All in Data Processing Systems. Ionel Gog, Malte Schwarzkopf (University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory), Natacha Crooks (Max Planck Institute for Software Systems), Matthew P. Grosvenor (University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory), Allen Clement (Max Planck Institute for Software Systems), and Steven Hand (University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory) PDF

  • MALT: Distributed Data-Parallelism for existing ML applications. Hao Li (University of Maryland­College Park) and Asim Kadav, Erik Kruus, and Cristian Ungureanu (NEC Labs, Princeton) PDF

10:15 - 10:50
10:50 - 12:30
Research Session 2: Key-value stores and consistency — Christoph Kirsch
  • An In-Memory Object Caching Framework with Adaptive Load Balancing. Yue Cheng (Virginia Tech), Aayush Gupta (IBM Research ­ Almaden), and Ali R. Butt (Virginia Tech) PDF

  • GD-Wheel: A Cost-Aware Replacement Policy for Key-Value Stores. Conglong Li (Carnegie Mellon University) and Alan L. Cox (Rice University) PDF

  • Putting Consistency back into Eventual Consistency. Valter Balegas, Sérgio Duarte, Carla Ferreira, Rodrigo Rodrigues and Nuno Preguiça (NOVA­LINCS / FCT­UNL) and Mahsa Najafzadeh and Marc Shapiro (LIP6 ­ UPMC / INRIA) PDF

  • Simba: Tunable End-to-End Data Consistency for Mobile Apps. Dorian Perkins (UC Riverside and NEC Labs), Nitin Agrawal and Akshat Aranya (NEC Labs), Curtis Yu (UC Riverside), Younghwan Go (KAIST and NEC Labs), Harsha Madhyastha (University of Michigan), and Cristian Ungureanu (NEC Labs) PDF

12:30 - 14:00
Lunch Break
14:00 - 15:15
Research Session 3: Coordinating distributed systems — Maurice Herlihy
  • Visigoth Fault Tolerance. Daniel Porto and Joao Leitao (NOVA­LINCS FCT UNL), Cheng Li (MPI­SWS), Allen Clement (MPI­SWS/Google), Aniket Kate (MMCI), Flavio Junqueira (Microsoft Research), and Rodrigo Rodrigues (NOVA­-LINCS / FCT UNL) PDF

  • Taming uncertainty in distributed systems with help from the network. Joshua B. Leners and Trinabh Gupta (The University of Texas at Austin and New York University), Marcos K. Aguilera (VMware Research Group), and Michael Walfish (New York University) PDF

  • Extensible Distributed Coordination. Tobias Distler and Christopher Bahn (Friedrich-­Alexander-­Universität Erlangen-­Nürnberg (FAU)), Alysson Bessani (Faculdade de Ciencias/LaSIGE, University of Lisbon), Frank Fischer (Friedrich-­Alexander-­Universität Erlangen-­Nürnberg (FAU)), and Flavio Junqueira (Microsoft Research Cambridge) PDF

15:15 - 16:15
General assembly
16:15 - 21:00
Huawei-supported Wine and Cheese & poster session. The wine and cheese session generously supported by Huawei will be held at “Château Luchey-Halde”.

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Thursday, April 23

09:00 - 10:15
Research Session 4: Storage — Frans Kaashoek
  • Deriving and Comparing Deduplication Techniques Using a Model-Based Classification. Jürgen Kaiser, André Brinkmann and Tim Süß (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz) and Dirk Meister (Pure Storage) PDF

  • An Efficient Page-level FTL to Optimize Address Translation in Flash Memory. You Zhou and Fei Wu (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China), Ping Huang and Xubin He (Virginia Commonwealth University, USA), and Changsheng Xie and Jian Zhou (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China) PDF

  • Guardat: Enforcing data policies at the storage layer. Anjo Vahldiek-Oberwagner, Eslam Elnikety, Aastha Mehta, Deepak Garg, Peter Druschel (MPI-SWS), Rodrigo Rodrigues (NOVA-LINCS / FCT UNL), Johannes Gehrke (Microsoft/Cornell) and Ansley Post (Google) PDF

10:15 - 10:50
10:50 - 12:30
Research Session 5: Virtualization — Rudiger Kapitza
  • Process-level Power Estimation in VM-based Systems. Maxime Colmant (ADEME / University of Lille 1 / Inria), Mascha Kurpicz and Pascal Felber (University of Neuchatel), Loic Huertas (Inria / University of Lille 1), Romain Rouvoy (University of Lille 1 / Inria), and Anita Sobe (University of Neuchatel) PDF

  • Application-Assisted Live Migration of Virtual Machines with Java Applications. Kai-Yuan Hou (University of Michigan, and Oracle America, Inc.), Kang G. Shin (University of Michigan), and Jan-Lung Sung (Oracle America, Inc.). PDF

  • SpotCheck: Designing a Derivative IaaS Cloud on the Spot Market. Prateek Sharma, Stephen Lee, Tian Guo, David Irwin and Prashant Shenoy (UMass Amherst) PDF

  • CYRUS: Towards Client-Defined Cloud Storage. Jae Yoon Chung (POSTECH), Carlee Joe­Wong (Princeton University), Sangtae Ha (University of Colorado), James Won­Ki Hong (POSTECH), and Mung Chiang (Princeton University) PDF

12:30 - 14:00
Lunch Break
14:00 - 15:40
Research Session 6: Data center computing — Gustavo Alonso
  • Large scale cluster management at Google with Borg. Abhishek Verma (Google), Luis David Pedrosa (USC), and Madhukar Korupolu, David Oppenheimer, Eric Tune, and John Wilkes (Google) PDF

  • ConfValley: A Systematic Configuration Validation Framework for Cloud Services. Peng Huang (UCSD), William J. Bolosky (Microsoft Research), Abhishek Singh (Microsoft), and Yuanyuan Zhou (UCSD) PDF

  • Guaranteeing Deadlines for Inter-Datacenter Transfers. Hong Zhang, Kai Chen, and Wei Bai (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology), Dongsu Han (KAIST), Chen Tian (Nanjing University), Hao Wang (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and Shanghai Jiao Tong University), Haibing Guan (Shanghai Jiao Tong University), and Ming Zhang (Microsoft Research) PDF

  • Synapse: A Microservices Architecture for Heterogeneous-Database Web Applications. Nicolas Viennot, Mathias Lécuyer, Jonathan Bell, Roxana Geambasu, and Jason Nieh (Columbia University) PDF

15:40 - 16:20
16:20 - 18:00
Research Session 7: Networking and mobility — Simon Peter
  • NBA (Network Balancing Act): A High-performance Packet Processing Framework for Heterogeneous Processors. Joongi Kim, Keon Jang, Keunhong Lee, Sangwook Ma, Junhyun Shim, and Sue Moon (KAIST) PDF

  • IN-NET: In-Network Processing for the Masses. Radu Stoenescu, Vladimir Olteanu, and Matei Popovici (University Politehnica of Bucharest), Mohamed Ahmed, Joao Martins, Roberto Bifulco, Filipe Manco, and Felipe Huici (NEC Labs Europe), Georgios Smaragdakis (MIT), Mark Handley (UCL), and Costin Raiciu (Universitu Politehnica of Bucharest) PDF

  • Flux: Multi-Surface Computing in Android. Alexander Van’t Hof (Columbia University, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center), Hani Jamjoom (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center), Jason Nieh (Columbia University), and Dan Williams (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center) PDF

  • μPnP: Plug and Play Peripherals for the Internet of Things. Fan Yang, Nelson Matthys, Rafael Bachiller, Sam Michiels, Wouter Joosen, and Danny Hughes (iMinds­DistriNet, Computer Science, KU Leuven) PDF

19:30 -
VMware-supported Banquet Dinner. The banquet dinner, generously supported by VMware, will be held in “Palais de la bourse”

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Friday, April 24

09:00 - 10:15
Research Session 8: Security and privacy — Julia Lawall
  • Maxoid: Transparently Confining Mobile Applications with Custom Views of State. Yuanzhong Xu and Emmett Witchel (The University of Texas at Austin) PDF

  • TinMan: Eliminating Confidential Mobile Data Exposure with Security-oriented Offloading. Yubin Xia, Yutao Liu, Cheng Tan, and Mingyang Ma (Institute of Parallel and Distributed Systems, Shanghai Jiao Tong University), Haibing Guan (Department of Computer Science, Shanghai Jiao Tong University), and Binyu Zang and Haibo Chen (Institute of Parallel and Distributed Systems, Shanghai Jiao Tong University) PDF

  • Verifiable Differential Privacy. Arjun Narayan (University of Pennsylvania), Ariel Feldman (University of Chicago), and Antonis Papadimitriou and Andreas Haeberlen (University of Pennsylvania) PDF

10:15 - 10:50
10:50 - 12:30
Research Session 9: Parallelism — Tim Harris
  • Popcorn: Bridging the Programmability Gap in Heterogeneous-ISA Platforms. Antonio Barbalace, Marina Sadini, Saif Ansary, Christopher Jelesnianski, Akshay Ravichandran, Cagil Kendir, Alastair Murray, and Binoy Ravindran (Virginia Tech) PDF

  • Hare: a file system for non-cache-coherent multicores. Charles Gruenwald III, Filippo Sironi, M. Frans Kaashoek, and Nickolai Zeldovich (MIT CSAIL) PDF

  • High-Performance Determinism with Total Store Order Consistency. Timothy Merrifield (University of Illinois at Chicago), Joseph Devietti (University of Pennsylvania), and Jakob Eriksson (University of Illinois at Chicago) PDF

  • Scaling Concurrent Log-Structured Data Stores. Guy Golan­Gueta, Edward Bortnikov, and Eshcar Hillel (Yahoo Labs) and Idit Keidar (Technion) PDF

12:30 - 12:40

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