April 10 - 13, 2011

Salzburg, Austria

Conference program

Sunday, April 10Monday, April 11Tuesday, April 12Wednesday, April 13
8:30 - 10:00 Workshop/Tutorial Opening Session / Invited Session Session 4: Joules and Watts Session 7: Better Clouds
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 Workshop/Tutorial Session 1: Data, Data, Data Session 5: Testing for the Real World Session 8: Off the Beaten Path
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch Lunch Lunch Closing Session / Farewell Reception
13:30 - 15:00 Workshop/Tutorial Session 2: Not Your Textbook Solution Poster and Demo Session
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break
15:30 - 17:00 Workshop/Tutorial Session 3: BFT Systems Made Practical Session 6: Hardcore OS
Evening Welcome Reception (19:00 - 20:00) EuroSys Annual Meeting (18:00 - 19:00) Guided Tour (17:30 - 19:00), Banquet Dinner (19:00 - 21:00)

Coffee breaks are served in the Foyer of the Grosse Aula, University of Salzburg. Lunch is scheduled 12:00-13:30, taking place in the Foyer of the Grosse Aula, University of Salzburg.
The EuroSys 2011 calendar of events and deadlines can be found here.

Sunday, April 10

Day: Workshops and tutorials

For details about the workshop and tutorial programs and schedules, please refer to the workshops and tutorials pages.

Welcome reception (19:00 - 20:00)

The welcome reception will be held at Neue Residenz.

Monday, April 11

Opening Session (8:30 - 9:00)
Christoph Kirsch (University of Salzburg), Gernot Heiser (UNSW/NICTA)
Invited Session (9:00 - 10:00) Chair: Gernot Heiser
What is new in the cloud? 
Donald Kossmann (ETH Zurich)
Session 1: Data, Data, Data (10:30 - 12:00) Chair: Adam Dunkels
Keypad: An Auditing File System for Theft-Prone Devices (Best student paper award)  
Roxana Geambasu (University of Washington), John P. John (University of Washington), Steven D. Gribble (University of Washington), Tadayoshi Kohno (University of Washington), Henry M. Levy (University of Washington)
Database engines on multicores, Why parallelize when you can distribute?   
Tudor-Ioan Salomie (ETH Zurich), Ionut Subasu (ETH Zurich), Jana Giceva (ETH Zurich), Gustavo Alonso (ETH Zurich)
DepSky: Dependable and Secure Storage in a Cloud-of-Clouds   
Alysson Bessani (University of Lisbon, Faculty of Sciences), Miguel Correia (University of Lisbon, Faculty of Sciences), Bruno Quaresma (University of Lisbon, Faculty of Sciences), Fernando André (University of Lisbon, Faculty of Sciences), Paulo Sousa (University of Lisbon, Faculty of Sciences)
Session 2: Not Your Textbook Solution (13:30 - 15:00) Chair: George Candea
Feature Consistency in Compile-Time-Configurable System Software: Facing the Linux 10,000 Feature Problem   
Reinhard Tartler (Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg), Daniel Lohmann (Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg), Julio Sincero (Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg), Wolfgang Schröder-Preikschat (Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg)
A Case for Scaling Applications to Many-core Platforms with OS Clustering  
Xiang Song (Parallel Processing Institute, Fudan University), Haibo Chen (Parallel Processing Institute, Fudan University), Rong Chen (Parallel Processing Institute, Fudan University), Yuanxuan Wang (Parallel Processing Institute, Fudan University), Binyu Zang (Parallel Processing Institute, Fudan University)
Refuse to crash with Re-FUSE  
Swaminathan Sundararaman (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Laxman Visampalli (Qualcomm), Andrea C. Arpaci-Dusseau (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Remzi H. Arpaci- Dusseau (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Session 3: BFT Systems Made Practical (15:30 - 17:00) Chair: Liuba Shrira
Increasing Performance in Byzantine Fault-Tolerant Systems with On-Demand Replica Consistency  
Tobias Distler (Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg), Rüdiger Kapitza (Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg)
Efficient Middleware for Byzantine Fault-tolerant Database Replication   
Rui Garcia (CITI/DI-FCT-Univ. Nova de Lisboa), Rodrigo Rodrigues (MPI-SWS), Nuno Preguiça (CITI/DI-FCT-Univ. Nova de Lisboa)
ZZ and the Art of Practical BFT  
Timothy Wood (University of Massachusetts Department of Computer Science), Rahul Singh (University of Massachusetts Department of Computer Science), Arun Venkataramani (University of Massachusetts Department of Computer Science), Prashant Shenoy (University of Massachusetts Department of Computer Science), Emmanuel Cecchet (University of Massachusetts Department of Computer Science)
EuroSys Annual Meeting (17:00 - 18:30)

Tuesday, April 12

Session 4: Joules and Watts (8:30 - 10:00) Chair: Jacob R. Lorch
Energy Management in Mobile Devices with the Cinder Operating System  
Arjun Roy (Stanford University), Stephen M. Rumble (Stanford University), Ryan Stutsman (Stanford University), Phil Levis (Stanford University), David Mazières (Stanford University), Nickolai Zeldovich (MIT CSAIL)
Fine-Grained Power Modeling for Smartphones Using System Call Tracing  
Abhinav Pathak (Purdue University), Y Charlie Hu (Purdue University), Ming Zhang (Microsoft Research), Victor Bahl (Microsoft Research), Yi-Min Wang (Microsoft Research)
Sierra: practical power-proportionality for data center storage  
Eno Thereska (Microsoft Research), Austin Donnelly (Microsoft Research), Dushyanth Narayanan (Microsoft Research)
Session 5: Testing for the Real World (10:30 - 12:00) Chair: Rebecca Isaacs
Parallel Symbolic Execution for Automated Real-World Software Testing   
Stefan Bucur (EPFL), Vlad Ureche (EPFL), Cristian Zamfir (EPFL), George Candea (EPFL)
Striking a New Balance Between Program Instrumentation and Debugging Time  
Olivier Crameri (EPFL), Ricardo Bianchini (Rutgers University), Willy Zwaenepoel (EPFL)
Finding complex concurrency bugs in large multi-threaded applications   
Pedro Fonseca (MPI-SWS), Cheng Li (MPI-SWS), Rodrigo Rodrigues (MPI-SWS)
Poster and Demo Session (13:30 - 15:00)

Posters will be displayed in the Grosse Aula of the University of Salzburg

Session 6: Hardcore OS (15:30 - 17:00) Chair: Andrew Baumann
Operating System Support for Application-Specific Speculation   
Benjamin Wester (University of Michigan), Peter M. Chen (University of Michigan), Jason Flinn (University of Michigan)
SRM-Buffer: An OS Buffer Management Technique to Prevent Last Level Cache from Thrashing in Multicores  
Xiaoning Ding (The Ohio State University), Kaibo Wang (The Ohio State University), Xiaodong Zhang (The Ohio State University)
Is Co-scheduling Too Expensive for SMP VMs?  
Orathai Sukwong (Carnegie Mellon University), Hyong S. Kim (Carnegie Mellon University)
Google-supported guided tour (17:30 - 19:00)

The guided tour will take us to Fortress Hohensalzburg.

VMware-supported banquet dinner (19:00 - 21:00)

The banquet dinner will be held at the Stieglkeller restaurant.

Wednesday, April 13

Session 7: Better Clouds (8:30 - 10:00) Chair: Jacob Gorm Hansen
Kaleidoscope: Cloud Micro-Elasticity via VM State Coloring   
Roy Bryant (University of Toronto), Alexey Tumanov (University of Toronto), Olga Irzak (University of Toronto), Adin Scannell (University of Toronto), Kaustubh Joshi (AT&T Labs Research), Matti Hiltunen (AT&T Labs Research), H. Andres Lagar-Cavilla (AT&T Labs Research), Eyal de Lara (University of Toronto)
Scarlett: Coping with Skewed Content Popularity in MapReduce Clusters  
Ganesh Ananthanarayanan (University of California Berkeley), Sameer Agarwal (University of California Berkeley), Srikanth Kandula (Microsoft Research), Albert Greenberg (Microsoft Research), Ion Stoica (University of California Berkeley), Duke Harlan (Microsoft Bing), Ed Harris (Microsoft Bing)
CloneCloud: Elastic Execution Between Mobile Device and Cloud  
Byung-Gon Chun (Intel Labs Berkeley), Sunghwan Ihm (Princeton University), Petros Maniatis (Intel Labs Berkeley), Mayur Naik (Intel Labs Berkeley), Ashwin Patti (Intel Labs Berkeley)
Session 8: Off the Beaten Path (10:30 - 12:00) Chair: Herbert Bos
Symbolic Crosschecking of Floating-Point and SIMD Code  
Peter Collingbourne (Imperial College London), Cristian Cadar (Imperial College London), Paul H. J. Kelly (Imperial College London)
Scheduling Large Jobs by Abstraction Refinement   
Thomas A. Henzinger (IST Austria), Vasu Singh (IST Austria), Thomas Wies (IST Austria), Damien Zufferey (IST Austria)
Cycles, Cells and Platters: An empirical analysis of hardware failures on a million consumer PCs (Best paper award)  
Edmund B Nightingale (Microsoft Research), John R. Douceur (Microsoft Research), Vince Orgovan (Microsoft)
Closing session (12:00 - 12:30)
Christoph Kirsch (University of Salzburg), Gernot Heiser (UNSW/NICTA)
Farewell reception (12:30 - 13:30)


[03 May 11] Etienne Riviere has some nice photos from Salzburg and the conference here.

[19 Apr 11]  Talk slides are online.

[14 Apr 11]  The EuroSys 2012 page is online and can be found here.

[11 Apr 11]  Photos from the conference are available here.

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