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Back for 2014, USENIX Federated Conferences Week is combining a variety of events, established and new, into a week chock-full of research presentations, intensive training sessions, and information sharing. FCW ‘14 offers a unique opportunity to gain insight into a variety of hot topics, while the joint lunches, breaks, and evening events provide cross-topic networking possibilities.
Learn more about Jenkins, Apache CloudStack, and SRE! Attend one of the half- or full-day training courses taking place Thursday and Friday, and gain valuable skills that you can take back to your workplace. Learn more about the FCW ‘14 training sessions by clicking on the session title below. Please note that seating is limited in all of the FCW '14 training sessions, so early registration is recommended.
Download the FCW '14 Attendee Lists and Vendor Materials
FCW '14 Archive (You must be a registered conference attendee to download this file.)
FCW '14 Training Program
Friday, June 20
SRE University—Practical Large System Design by Salim Virji, Google
FCW '14 Events
|USENIX ATC '14: 2014 USENIX Annual Technical Conference
Thursday-Friday, June 19–20, 2014
USENIX ATC '14 will bring together leading systems researchers for cutting-edge systems research and unlimited opportunities to gain insight into a variety of must-know topics. More than 40 papers will be presented at the two-day event, focusing on Big Data, Virtualization, Storage, Hardware and Low-level Techniques, Distributed Systems, Networking, Security and Correctness, and Flash. Read through the full program here, and be sure to check out the "Best of the Rest" track!
|ICAC '14: 11th International Conference on Autonomic Computing
Wednesday-Friday, June 18–20, 2014
ICAC '14 brings together researchers and practitioners to discover and share underlying commonalities in their approaches to making resources, applications, and systems more autonomic. The program includes Keynote Addresses from Yuanyuan Zhou, University of California, San Diego; Lucy Cherkasova, HP Labs; and Ion Stoica, University of California, Berkeley; as well as paper presentations on self-adaption and self-tuning, cloud resource management, network and system management, scheduling and pricing, resource and workload management, and data center energy issues.
NEW at ICAC ‘14: Half-day tutorials on Autonomic Computing and Its Applications and Autonomic Cloud Workload Optimization.
|9th International Workshop on Feedback Computing
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Many research disciplines rely on feedback to achieve goals such as autonomy, learning, adaptation, stabilization, robustness, or performance optimization. This workshop provides a unique forum to exchange the insights across these disciplines as the theoretical foundations of feedback, broadly defined, in computing and to share the experience pertaining to use of feedback in computing. The program includes paper presentations on topics relating to storage, energy, and potpourri, as well as a Keynote Address on “Resource Allocation and Networking in Clouds and Data Centers” by R. Srikant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
|HotCloud '14 : 6th USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Cloud Computing
Tuesday-Wednesday, June 17-18, 2014
HotCloud brings together researchers and practitioners from academia and industry working on cloud computing technologies. This year's program includes refereed paper presentations on the following topics: Systems and Architecture, Mobility and Security, Networking, Diagnostics and Testing, and Economics. There will also be a joint session with HotStorage ’14.
NEW: Keynote addresses will be given by Michael Franklin, Unversity of California, Berkeley; and Albert Greenberg, Microsoft Azure.
|HotStorage '14: 6th USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Storage and File Systems
Tuesday-Wednesday, June 17–18, 2014
HotStorage '14 will continue to showcase the latest in storage systems design, implementation, management, and evaluation. The program includes the following refereed paper presentation sessions: Money, Batteries, and Shingles; A Brave New World (of Storage System Design); Hotpoouri; and SSDelightful. There will also be a joint session with HotCloud ’14.
NEW: Keynote addresses will be given by Michael Franklin, Unversity of California, Berkeley; and Remzi Arpaci-Dusseau, University of Wisconsin—Madison.
|WiAC '14: 2014 Women in Advanced Computing Summit
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
At WiAC '14, we will continue to bring technical women together to discuss some of the challenges women face in the professional computing world. Beyond mere discussion, we hope to engage all attendees to share ideas, best practices, and knowledge to move us forward in our professional capacity as technical people. The program includes a panel discussion on mentoring, as well as invited talks on integration, career transitions, deployment, machine intelligence, and much more.
|UCMS '14: 2014 USENIX Configuration Management Summit
Thursday, June 19, 2014
The configuration management community will come together at UCMS '14 to advance the state of configuration management, discuss its problems and solutions, and enhance the community of this growing field. The summit kicks off with Eric Windisch’s Keynote Address, “Things Will Change." Invited talks throughout the day will discuss continuous integration, automation within Ubuntu Juju, software-defined infrastructure, in-container configuration management, and configuration as a service, and much more.
|URES '14: 2014 USENIX Release Engineering Summit
Friday, June 20, 2014
NEW at FCW '14! The inaugural URES will bring members of the release engineering community together to advance the state of release engineering, discuss its problems and solutions, and enhance the community of this quickly growing field. The summit includes a Keynote Address by John O’Duinn; Invited Talks, and a Panel Discussion.