Talk Schedule

If you notice any problems with the program, such as the wrong author listed as speaker, please let Rodrigo Fonseca know.

Time Speaker Title
8:00-9:00 Check-in, breakfast, poster set up
9:00 – 10:00 Session I – Cloud & SDN

Chair: Rodrigo Fonseca

 Yuliang Li (Yale) Fast and efficient flow and loss measurement for data center networks
 Amy Ousterhout (MIT) Flexplane: An Experimentation Platform for Resource Management in Datacenters
Ata Turk (BU) Bare-Metal Imaging Service for Empowering Bare-Metal Clouds and Data Centers
 Arpit Gupta (Princeton) Network Monitoring is a Streaming Analytics Problem
 Srinivas Narayana (MIT) Co-Designing Software and Hardware for Declarative Network Performance Measurement
10:00  – 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 – 11:30 Session II – Distributed Systems

Chair: Fahad Dogar

 Ennan Zhai (Yale) Heading Off Correlated Failures through Independence-as-a-Service
 Carsten Binnig (Brown) The End of a Myth: Distributed Transactions Can Scale
 Murat Demirbas (Buffalo) Retroscope: Lightweight, Incremental, and Restrospective Distributed Snapshots Using Loosely Synchronized Clocks
 Jon Gjengset (MIT) Soup: Flexible, High-performance Structured Storage
11:30 – 12:45 Lunch
12:45 – 1:20 Session III – Potpourri

Chair: Dave Choffnes

 Peter Iannucci (MIT) Kaleidoscope No More: How to Improve GPS in Urban Canyons by Correcting for Reflections
 Sana Farrukh (Tufts) Slack-Aware Networking for Emerging Machine-Centric Applications
 Bobby Powers (UMass) Browsix: Bridging the Gap Between Unix and the Browser
1:20 – 3:00 Poster Session
3:00 – 3:50 Session IV – Security and Privacy

Chair: Cristina Nita-Rotaru

 Aanchal Malhotra (BU) The Security of NTP’s Datagram Protocol
 William Koch (BU) PROVIDE: Hiding from Automated Network Scans with Proofs of Identity
 Taejoong Chung (NEU) Tunneling for Transparency: A Large-Scale Analysis of End-to-End Violations in the Internet
 Frank Cangialosi (MIT) Measurement and Analysis of Private Key Sharing in the HTTPS Ecosystem
3:50 PM End!

Accepted Posters

The speakers listed above are also invited to have posters on the respective talks.

  • MIRCC: Multipath-aware ICN Rate-based Congestion Control Milad Mahdian (Northeastern University), Somaya Arianfar and Jim Gibson (Cisco Systems), and Dave Oran (Cisco Sysrtems)
  • EDICT: Enabling Device-level Identification of Compromised “Things” James H. Loving and Steven Bauer (MIT)
  • Gatekeeper: A Network Capability System for Pioneers Michel Machado (Digirati) and Cody Doucette, Qiaobin Fu, and John W. Byers (Boston University)
  • Android Malware Detection using Multi-Flows and API Patterns Feng Shen, Justin Del Vecchio, Aziz Mohaisen, Steven Y. Ko, and Lukasz Ziarek (University at Buffalo, The State University of New York)
  • Resource Federation in a Multi-Landlord OpenStack Cloud Kristi Nikolla and George Silvis, III (Massachusetts Open Cloud)
  • Towards a Redundancy Aware Network Stack Ali Musa Iftikhar and Fahad Rafique Dogar (Tufts University) and Ihsan Ayyub Qazi (LUMS)
  • Classifiers Unclassified: An Efficient Approach to Revealing IP Traffic Classification Rules Fangfan Li, Arash Molavi Kakhki, and David Choffnes (Northeastern University), Phillipa Gill (Stony Brook University), and Alan Mislove (Northeastern University)
  • Statistic Traffic Models for Distributed Denial of Service Detection Ronit Nossenson (Akamai, service performance)
  • Resource Management with Deep Reinforcement Learning Hongzi Mao and Mohammad Alizadeh (MIT) and Srikanth Kandula and Ishai Menache (Microsoft Research)
  • Catena: Preventing Lies with Bitcoin Alin Tomescu and Srinivas Devadas (MIT)
  • Expanding Traditional Computing Clusters with Dynamically Provisioned Virtual Nodes Evan Weinberg (Boston University), Chris Hill (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), and Rajul Kumar (Northeastern University)
  • Realizing API Virtualization on Android Taeyeon Ki, Alexander Simeonov, Bhavika Pravin Jain, Chang Min Park, Keshav Sharma, Karthik Dantu, Steven Y. Ko, and Lukasz Ziarek (University at Buffalo, The State University of New York)
  • Moving in Next Door: Network Flooding as a Side Channel in Cloud Environments Yatharth Agarwal (Phillips Academy, Andover, MA), Vishnu Murale (Buckingham Browne & Nichols, Cambridge, MA), and Jason Hennessey, Kyle Hogan, and Mayank Varia (Boston University)
  • Accelerating Web Services with Datacenter Sharding Amy Ousterhout and Ravi Netravali (MIT CSAIL), James Mickens (Harvard University), and Mohammad Alizadeh and Hari Balakrishnan (MIT CSAIL)
  • BlueMountain: A Framework for a pluggable cloud filesystem Sharath Chandrashekhara, Taeyeon Ki, Karthik Dantu, and Steven Y. Ko (University at Buffalo, The State University of New York)
  • Pixelsior: Photo Management as a Platform Service for Mobile Apps Kyungho Jeon, Sharath Chandrashekhara, Karthik Dantu, and Steven Y. Ko (University at Buffalo, The State University of New York)
  • BingeOn Under the Microscope: Understanding T-Mobile’s Zero-Rating Implementation Arash Molavi Kakhki (Northeastern University)
  • Switches are Monitors Too! Stateful Property Monitoring as a Switch Design Criterion Nicholas DeMarinis, Tim Nelson, Rodrigo Fonseca, and Shriram Krishnamurthi (Brown University)
  • Towards a Marketplace for Networking in the Cloud Da Yu, Rodrigo Fonseca (Brown University)
  • Heavy Hitter Detection Entirely in the Dataplane Vibhaalakshmi Sivaraman (Princeton University), Srinivas Narayana (MIT CSAIL), Ori Rottenstreich (Princeton University), S.Muthukrishnan (Rutgers University), and Jennifer Rexford (Princeton University)
  • Two Level Storage Caching Architecture Emine Ugur Kaynar (Boston University), Mania Abdi and Mohammad Hossein Hajkazemi (Northeastern University), Ata Turk (Boston University), Peter Desnoyers (Northeastern University), and Orran Krieger (Boston University)
  • BCoz: Effective Performance Debugging for Web Applications John Vilk (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
  • Energy efficient disk caching for content delivery
     Aditya Sundarrajan (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Mangesh Kasbekar (Akamai Technologies), and Ramesh Sitaraman (University of Massachusetts Amherst & Akamai Technologies)
  • BOLA Adaptive Bitrate Video Streaming: Theoretical Foundation to Production Implementation Kevin Spiteri (UMass Amherst), Rahul Urgaonkar (Amazon), Ramesh Sitaraman (UMass Amherst, Akamai), Daniel Sparacio (Akamai)