Keith Winstein – May 4th

Title: Tiny functions for codecs, protocols, compilation, and (maybe) soon everything Abstract: Networks, applications, and media codecs frequently treat one another as strangers. By expressing large systems as compositions...

Fahad Dogar – April 27th

Title: Re-architecting Network Services for Modern Networked Applications Abstract: Modern networked applications often have stringent performance requirements, which stress the simple TCP/IP service model of today’s...

Molham Aref – April 20th

Title: Solver-Aided Declarative Programming Abstract: I will summarize our work on a declarative programming language that offers native language support for model (or instance) finding. This...

Tim Wood – March 9th

Title: From Pipes to Processors: Building High Performance Network Middleware Abstract: Communication networks are no longer just pipes that move data from place to place....

Ennan Zhai – March 2nd

Title: Heading off correlated failures in cloud-scale systems Abstract: Today's cloud systems heavily rely on redundancy for reliability. Nevertheless, as cloud systems become ever more structurally complex, independent...

Raja Sambasivan – February 23rd

Title: Toward a diagnosis plane for cloud computing Abstract: Today, debugging is an ad-hoc process. Yet, modern applications running in the cloud (and...

Shriram Rajagopalan – February 2nd

Title: Istio Service Mesh - Leveraging SDN principles at L7 Abstract: For the last two decades, the kernel has abstracted low-level networking concepts and TCP/IP...

Rodric Rabbah – December 1st

Title: Serverless Computing with IBM Cloud Functions Abstract: Apache OpenWhisk is an opensource state-of-the-art serverless computing platform which was developed by our group at the IBM...

November 27th – Yaron Minsky

Title: The Design of Iron Code review is a fundamental part of developing high quality software. Pretty much every software organization that cares about good code has some...

November 17th – Aruna Balasubramanian

Title: Improving Quality of Experience (QoE), Usability, and Privacy of Smartphone Applications. CIT 368, Noon Abstract: For too long, performance has been the primary concern for...

October 20th – Jeff Rasley

Title: HyperDrive: Flexible and Efficient Parallel Hyperparameter Exploration The quality of machine learning & deep learning models are sensitive to adjustable parameters (hyperparameters) set before...

October 13th – Ariel Rabkin

The Cloudera Cluster Validation System: Checking for hundreds of thousands of known issues per day Cloudera is a leading provider of big-data processing software, particularly in the...

September 29 – Minlan Yu

Minlan Yu is an associate professor in the computer science department of Yale University. She received her B.A. in computer science and mathematics from...

March 17, 2017 – Yaron Minsky

Yaron Minsky is visiting us from Jane Street.  Abstract to come - probably something to do with PL

March 30, 2017 – Marco Canini

Marco Canini is visiting us from KAUST Professor Canini‘s research interests are in the principled construction and operation of large scale networked computer systems, specifically...

November 18, 2016 – Christos Dimoulas

Christos will be visiting us from Harvard University.  He will give a talk at noon.  Title/abstract pending. It will probably be something about software contracts,...

February 26, 2016 – Marwan Fayed

Visiting from University of Stirling

December 4, 2015 – Stephen Chong

Visiting from Harvard

November 13, 2015 – Kathleen Fisher

Visiting from Tufts http://www.cs.tufts.edu/~kfisher/Kathleen_Fisher/Home.html

October 30, 2015 – Arjun Guha

Visiting from UMass Amherst https://people.cs.umass.edu/~arjun/home/

Joint meeting with Theory Lunch (2)

Speaker: Erez Petrank (Technion) Date: November 5, 2013 (Tuesday) Room: TBA Title: "Wait-freedom made practical " Abstract: With the proliferation of multicore systems, the design of concurrent algorithms and...

Tyson Condie

Speaker: Tyson Condie (UCLA) Date: November 8, 2013 (Friday) Room: TBA Title: "Big Learning Systems" Abstract: A new wave of systems is emerging in the space of Big Data...

Joint Meeting with Theory Lunch (1)

Speaker: Justin Gottschlich (Intel) Date: October 31, 2013 (Thursday) Room: CIT 368 Title: "Concurrent Predicates: A Debugging Technique for Every Parallel Programmer" Abstract: To reduce the complexity of debugging multithreaded...