Eurosys 2008 program

Wednesday 2nd April 2008

09:00-09:15 Welcome

09:15-10:00 Keynote (Andrew Herbert, Microsoft Research Cambridge)

10:30-12:00 Session 1 - Scheduling

Scheduling - Session Chair: Paul Barham (Microsoft Research Cambridge) Task Activity Vectors: A New Metric for Temperature-Aware Schedulin Andreas Merkel (University of Karlsruhe)

Efficient Guaranteed Disk Request Scheduling with Fahrrad Anna Povzner, Tim Kaldewey, Scott Brandt (University of California, Santa Cruz), Richard Golding, Theodore Wong (IBM Almaden Research Center) and Carlos Maltzahn (University of California, Santa Cruz)

Enforcing Appropriate Process Execution for Exploiting Idle Resources from Outside Operating Systems Yoshihisa Abe, Hiroshi Yamada and Kenji Kono (Keio University)

13:00-14:30 Session 2 - Distributed Systems

Distributed - Session Chair: Petros Maniatis (Intel Research Berkeley) Parallax: Virtual Disks for Virtual Machines Dutch Meyer, Gitika Aggarwal, Brendan Cully, Geoffrey Lefebvre, Norm Hutchinson, Mike Feeley (UBC) and Andrew Warfield (UBC / XenSource?)

Replication Degree Customization for High Availability Ming Zhong (Google Inc.), Kai Shen and Joel Seiferas (University of Rochester)

GreenFS?: Making Enterprise Computers Greener by Protecting Them Bette Nikolai Joukov (IBM T.J.Watson Research Center) and Josef Sipek (Stony Brook University)

14:45-15:45 Session 3 - File Systems

File Systems - Session Chair: Timothy Roscoe (ETH Zürich) VPFS: Building a Virtual Private File System with a Small Trusted Computing Base Carsten Weinhold and Hermann Härtig (Technische Universitaet Dresden)

Application-Level Isolation and Recovery with Solitude Shvetank Jain, Fareha Shafique, Vladan Djeric and Ashvin Goel (University of Toronto)

16:00-17:00 Session 4 - Experiences

Experiences - Session Chair: Galen Hunt (Microsoft Research) Towards Cinematic Internet Video-on-demand Bin Cheng (Huazhong University of Science and Technology), Lex Stein (Microsoft Research Asia), Hai Jin (Huazhong University of Science and Technology), and Zheng Zhang (Microsoft Research Asia)

Experiences with Open Overlays: A Middleware Approach to Network Heterogeneity Paul Grace, Danny Hughes, Barry Porter, Gordon Blair, Geoff Coulson and Francois Taiani (Lancaster University)

19:30-21:30 Reception and Dinner

Glasgow Science Centre (Google invites)

Thursday 3rd April 2008

09:00-10:30 Session 5 - Distributed Systems

Distributed Systems - Session Chair: Emin Gün Sirer (Cornell University) ProtectIT?: Trusted Distributed Services Operating on Sensitive Data Jiantao Kong, Karsten Schwan, Min Lee and Mustaque Ahamad (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Modeling Viral Economies for Digital Media Darko Kirovski (Microsoft Research), Shan He (University of Maryland) and Renan Cattelan (University of Sao Paulo)

DepSpace?: A Byzantine Fault-Tolerant Coordination Service Alysson Bessani (FCUL), Eduardo Alchieri (DAS-UFSC), Miguel Correia (FCUL), and Joni Fraga(DAS-UFSC)

11:00-12:30 Session 6 - Tools and Measurement

Tools and Measurement - Session Chair: Wolfgang Schröder-Preikschat (University of Erlangen) Hang Analysis: Fighting Responsiveness Bugs Xi Wang (Tsinghua University), Zhenyu Guo, Xuezheng Liu (Microsoft Research Asia), Zhilei Xu (Tsinghua University), Haoxiang Lin (Microsoft Research Asia), Xiaoge Wang (Tsinghua University), and Zheng Zhang (Microsoft Research Asia)

BorderPatrol?: Isolating Events for Black-box Tracing Eric Koskinen and John Jannotti (Brown University)

Thirty Seconds is Not Enough! A Study of Operating System Timer Usage Simon Peter, Andrew Baumann, Timothy Roscoe (ETH Zurich), Paul Barham and Rebecca Isaacs (Microsoft Research, Cambridge)

13:30-15:00 Session 7 - Software Techniques

Software Techniques - Session Chair: Peter Dickman (University of Glasgow) Samurai: Protecting Critical Data in Unsafe Languages Karthik Pattabiraman (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Vinod Grover (Microsoft Corporation), and Benjamin Zorn (Microsoft Research)

Controlled, systematic, and efficient code replacement for running Java programs Angela Nicoara, Gustavo Alonso and Timothy Roscoe (ETH Zurich)

Documenting and Automating Collateral Evolutions in Linux Device Drivers Yoann Padioleau (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) Julia Lawall (University of Copenhagen), Renè Rydhof Hansen (Aalborg University) and Gilles Muller (École des Mines de Nantes)

15:30-17:00 Session 8 - Poster Session

19:30\u201322:00 Banquet, Bute Hall

Friday 4th April 2008

09:00-10:30 Session 9 - Internet Security

Internet Security - Session Chair: Hermann Härtig (TU Dresden) iTrustPage: A User-Assisted Anti-Phishing Tool Troy Ronda, Stefan Saroiu (University of Toronto) and Alec Wolman (Microsoft Research)

SwitchBlade?: Enforcing Dynamic Personalized System Call Models Christof Fetzer and Martin Süßkraut (TU Dresden)

Eudaemon: Involuntary and On-Demand Emulation Against Zero-Day Exploits Georgios Portokalidis and Herbert Bos (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

11:00-12:00 Session 10 - OS Security

OS Security - Session Chair: Herbert Bos (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) Manageable Fine Grained Information Flow Petros Efstathopoulos and Eddie Kohler (University of California, Los Angeles)

An Execution Infrastructure for TCB Minimization Jonathan McCune?, Bryan Parno (CMU), Hiroshi Isozaki (Toshiba), Adrian Perrig (CMU) and Michael Reiter (UNC)

12:00-12:15 Closing Remarks