The December 2008 edition of ;login: is now available online. This issue features five security articles covering topics such as highly predictive blacklisting to threat analysis of a campus wireless network and more. This issue also contains reports from five of the USENIX conferences and columns by David N. Blank-Edelman and Peter Baer Galvin, just to name a few. Check it out here.
The submission deadline for the First Workshop on the Theory and Practice of Provenance (TaPP ’09) is December 5, 2008, 11:59 p.m. PST.
We invite submissions addressing research problems involving provenance in any area of computer science, including but not limited to: databases, programming languages and software engineering, systems and security, and workflows/scientific computation.
More information and submission guidelines can be found here.
TaPP ’09 will take place February 23, 2009 in San Francisco, CA.
Booklet #19, Configuration Management with Bcfg2, by Narayan Desai and Cory Lueninghoener, is now online for members and available for purchase. Whether you're wondering which configuration management tool—if any—is for you, or you've settled on Bcfg2 and are already deploying it, this booklet by Bcfg2 authors Narayan Desai and Cory Lueninghoener will provide you with valuable insights and advice. Take a look now!
Join us in San Diego, CA, December 11, 2008, for the Third Workshop on Tackling Computer Systems Problems with Machine Learning Techniques. The SysML workshop brings together researchers working at the intersection of machine learning and systems to discuss ideas and techniques that will benefit the future of both fields.
Registration is now open. The full program will be available soon.
The grant application deadline for Diversity '08 has been extended.
Applications are now due: November 17, 2008
Please complete this application by November 17 and answer the following
questions in your statement of interest (as required by NSF funding):
* Do you want to attend the Diversity workshop?
* Are you a woman or an underrepresented minority?
* At the time of the conference, will you be studying at a U.S. university?
Submitting a poster is a great way to let other people know about your work and to meet other people who are interested in the same issues.
To submit a poster, please send a 1-5 page proposal or 6-12 PowerPoint slides in PDF to email@example.com. Please include your name, your affiliation, and the title of your poster. The deadline for submissions is November 3, 2008. The LISA '08 Poster Sessions will take place at the following times: