Day1, Day 2

Day 1 (Saturday, September 2nd)

8:45 am: Opening Remarks

9:00 am – 10:00 am: Keynote Talk
Towards A Digital “Green” Revolution… Cognitive IoT meets Solar & Agriculture (details)
Shivkumar Kalyanaraman
Program Director, Special Initiatives IBM Research India

10:00 am – 10:20 am: Break

10:20 am – 12:00 pm: Operating Systems 1

  • The Case for Writing a Kernel in Rust
    Amit Levy (Stanford University), Bradford Campbell (University of Michigan), Branden Ghena (University of Michigan),  Pat Pannuto (University of Michigan), Prabal Dutta (University of Michigan) and Philip Levis (Stanford University)
  • Building a Security OS with Software Defined Infrastructure
    Guofei Gu (Texas A&M University), Hongxin Hu (Clemson University), Eric Keller (University of Colorado at Boulder), Zhiqiang Lin (University of Texas at Dallas) and Donald Porter (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  • A Performance Evaluation of Rump Kernels as a Multi-server OS Building Block on seL4
    Kevin Elphinstone (UNSW and Data61, CSIRO), Kent Mcleod (Data61, CSIRO), Amirreza Zarrabi (UNSW and Data61, CSIRO) and Gernot Heiser (UNSW and Data61, CSIRO)
  • HyperFresh: Live Refresh of Hypervisors Using Nested Virtualization
    Hardik Bagdi (Binghamton University), Rohith Kugve (Binghamton University) and  Kartik Gopalan (Binghamton University)

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Lunch

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm: File Systems

  • dm-x: Protecting Volume-level Integrity for Cloud Volumes and Local Block Devices
    Anrin Chakraborti (Stony Brook University), Bhushan Jain (UNC, Chapel Hill & Stony Brook University), Jan Kasiak (Stony Brook University), Tao Zhang (UNC, Chapel Hill & Stony Brook University), Don Porter (UNC, Chapel Hill & Stony Brook University) and Radu Sion (Stony Brook university)
  • Guaranteeing the Metadata Update Atomicity in EXT4 Filesystem
    Seongbae Son (Hanyang University), Jinsoo Yoo (Hanyang University) and Youjip Won (Hanyang University)
  • Non-repudiable disk I/O in untrusted kernels
    Nikilesh Balakrishnan (University of Cambridge), Lucian Carata (University of Cambridge), Thomas Bytheway (University of Cambridge), Ripduman Sohan (University of Cambridge) and Andy Hopper (University of Cambridge)

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm: Break

2:30 pm – 3:45 pm: Networking

  • TCP Performance Optimization for Epoch-based Execution Model
    Yifeng Sun (Stony Brook University) and Tzi-cker Chiueh (Industrial Technology Research Institute)
  • libVNF: A Framework for Building Scalable High Performance Virtual Network Functions
    Priyanka Naik (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay) and Mythili Vutukuru (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay)
  • A Preliminary Performance Model for Optimizing Software Packet Processing Pipelines
    Ankit Bhardwaj (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi), Atul Shree (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi), Bhargav Reddy V (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi) and Sorav Bansal (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi)(best paper award)

3:45 pm – 5:25 pm: Hardware

  • On Building a Programmable Wireless High-Quality Virtual Reality System Using Commodity Hardware
    Ruiguang Zhong (Microsoft Research & BUPT), Manni Wang (Microsoft Research & XJTU), Zijian Chen (Microsoft Research & Tsinghua), Luyang Liu (Rutgers University), Yunxin Liu (Microsoft Research), Jiansong Zhang (Microsoft Research), Lintao Zhang (Microsoft Research) and Thomas Moscibroda (Microsoft Research)
  • Dynamic Refresh Rate Control for IGZO Display
    Tzi-cker Chiueh and Jyh Shyuer Peng (Industrial Technology Research Institute)
  • Smart Power Plugs for Efficient Online Classification and Tracking of Appliance Behavior
    Muhammad Aftab (Masdar Institute) and Chi-Kin Chau (Masdar Institute)
  • The Feniks FPGA Operating System for Cloud Computing
    Jiansong Zhang (Microsoft Research), Yongqiang Xiong (Microsoft Research), Ningyi Xu (Microsoft Research), Ran Shu (Microsoft Research & Tsinghua University), Bojie Li (Microsoft Research & USTC), Peng Cheng (Microsoft Research), Guo Chen (Microsoft Research) and Thomas Moscibroda (Microsoft Research)

5:25 pm – 6:30 pm: Poster Session

  • Opportunistic Virtual Machine Migration for Resource Management in Virtualized Data Centers (extended abstract)
    M. P. Gilesh, S. D. Madhu Kumar, Lillykutty Jacob, (National Institute of Technology Calicut, Kerala), Umesh Bellur (IIT Bombay)
  • Analyzing IO Amplification in Linux File Systems (extended abstract) (best poster award)
    Jayashree Mohan (University of Texas at Austin), Rohan Kadekodi (University of Wisconsin Madison), Vijay Chidambaram (University of Texas at Austin)
  • /dev/stdpkt: A Service Chaining Architecture with Pipelined Operating System Instances in a Unix Shell (extended abstract)
    Motomu Utsumi (The University of Tokyo), Hajime Tazaki (IIJ Research Laboratory), Hiroshi Esaki (The University of Tokyo)
  • Mitigation of a combined DDoS attack on a Primary Server and SDN Controller Using Multi Layer Fair Queuing with priority on traffic variation (extended abstract)
    Sanjeetha.R, Rishab Pokharna, Shikhar Srivastava, Anita Kanavalli (Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore)
  • Dike: Revisiting Resource Management for Distributed Deep Learning (extended abstract)
    Erci Xu (Ohio State University), Mohit Saxena, Feng Qin (Ohio State University)
  • Rack Level Scheduling for Containerized Workloads (extended abstract)
    Qiumin Xu (University of Southern California), Krishna T. Malladi (Samsung Semiconductor), Manu Awasthi (IIT Gandhinagar)

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm: Banquet

Day2 (Sunday, September 3rd)

9:00 am – 10:40 am: Operating Systems 2

  • Improving User Experience of Android Smartphones Using Foreground App-Aware I/O Management
    Sangwook Shane Hahn (Seoul National University), Sungjin Lee (Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology), Inhyuk Yee (TmaxSoft), Donguk Ryu (Samsung Electronics) and Jihong Kim (Seoul National University)
  • FLSCHED: A Lockless and Lightweight Approach to OS Scheduler for Xeon Phi
    Heeseung Jo (Chonbuk National University), Woonhak Kang (Georgia Institute of Technology), Changwoo Min (Georgia Institute of Technology) and Taesoo Kim (Georgia Institute of Technology)
  • Bash on Ubuntu on macOS
    Takaya Saeki (The University of Tokyo), Yuichi Nishiwaki (The University of Tokyo), Takahiro Shinagawa (The University of Tokyo) and Shinichi Honiden (The University of Tokyo)
  • Multiple Physical DRAM Mappings: Dynamic OS-Control Over DRAM Channel Sharing
    Marius Hillenbrand (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), Mathias Gottschlag (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), Jens Kehne (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology) and Frank Bellosa (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)

10:40 am – 11:00 am: Break

11:00 am – 12:00 pm: Industry Panel
“Systems research and practice: Challenges and Opportunities”
Dr. N Muralidaran, Managing Director & CEO, NSEIT Ltd.
Mr. Soumendra Mohanty, EVP and Global Head – Cognitive & Analytics, LTI
Dr. Siddhartha Nandi, Director Advanced Technology Group Bangalore, Netapp Inc.

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Lunch

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm: NVM and SSD

  • TO FLUSH or NOT: Zero Padding in the File System with SSD Devices
    Dong Hyun Kang (Sungkyunkwan University) and Young Ik Eom (Sungkyunkwan University)
  • uFLIP-OC: Understanding Flash I/O Patterns on Open-Channel Solid State Drives
    Ivan Luiz Picoli (IT University of Copenhagen), Carla Villegas (IT University of Copenhagen), Bjorn Thor Jonsson (IT University of Copenhagen), Luc Bouganim (INRIA) and Philippe Bonnet (IT University of Copenhagen)
  • Programming for Non-Volatile Main Memory Is Hard
    Jinglei Ren (Microsoft Research), Qingda Hu (Tsinghua University), Samira Khan (University of Virginia) and Thomas Moscibroda (Microsoft Research)

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm: Break

2:30 pm – 3:45 pm: Performance Evaluation and Tuning

  • The Dangers and Complexities of SQLite Benchmarking
    Dhathri Purohith (University of Texas at Austin), Jayashree Mohan (University of Texas at Austin) andVijay Chidambaram (University of Texas at Austin)
  • ACTS in Need: Automatic Configuration Tuning with Scalability
    Yuqing Zhu (ICT, CAS), Jianxun Liu (ICT, CAS), Mengying Guo (ICT, CAS) and Yungang Bao (ICT, CAS)
  • DiME: A Performance Emulator for Disaggregated Memory Architectures
    Dhantu Buragohain (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay), Abhishek Ghogare (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay), Trishal Patel (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay), Mythili Vutukuru (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay) and Purushottam Kulkarni (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay)

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm: Data Processing

  • Query-efficient Partitions for Dynamic Data
    Nikos Vasilakis (University of Pennsylvania), Yash Palkhiwala (University of Pennsylvania) and Jonathan M. Smith (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Extracting More Intra-transaction Parallelism with Work Stealing for OLTP Workloads (best paper award)
    Xiaozhou Zhou (Institute of Parallel and Distributed Systems, Shanghai, Jiao Tong University), Zhaoguo Wang (Department of Computer Science, New York University), Rong Chen (Institute of Parallel and Distributed Systems, Shanghai Jiao Tong University), Haibo Chen (Institute of Parallel and Distributed Systems, Shanghai Jiao Tong University) and Jinyang Li (Department of Computer Science, New York University)
  • Scaling Up IoT Stream Processing
    Taegeon Um (Seoul National University), Gyewon Lee (Seoul National University), Sanha Lee (Seoul National University), Kyungtae Kim (Seoul National University) and Byung-Gon Chun (Seoul National University)