NSDI '18 Technical Sessions

Monday, April 9

7:30 am–8:45 am

Continental Breakfast

8:45 am–9:00 am

Opening Remarks and Best Paper Awards

Program Co-Chairs: Sujata Banerjee, VMware Research, and Srinivasan Seshan, Carnegie Mellon University

9:00 am–10:40 am

New Hardware

NetChain: Scale-Free Sub-RTT Coordination

Xin Jin, Johns Hopkins University; Xiaozhou Li, Barefoot Networks; Haoyu Zhang, Princeton University; Nate Foster, Cornell University; Jeongkeun Lee, Barefoot Networks; Robert Soulé, Università della Svizzera italiana; Changhoon Kim, Barefoot Networks; Ion Stoica, UC Berkeley

Azure Accelerated Networking: SmartNICs in the Public Cloud

Daniel Firestone, Andrew Putnam, Sambhrama Mundkur, Derek Chiou, Alireza Dabagh, Mike Andrewartha, Hari Angepat, Vivek Bhanu, Adrian Caulfield, Eric Chung, Harish Kumar Chandrappa, Somesh Chaturmohta, Matt Humphrey, Jack Lavier, Norman Lam, Fengfen Liu, Kalin Ovtcharov, Jitu Padhye, Gautham Popuri, Shachar Raindel, Tejas Sapre, Mark Shaw, Gabriel Silva, Madhan Sivakumar, Nisheeth Srivastava, Anshuman Verma, Qasim Zuhair, Deepak Bansal, Doug Burger, Kushagra Vaid, David A. Maltz, and Albert Greenberg, Microsoft

10:40 am–11:10 am

Break with Refreshments

11:10 am–12:25 pm

Distributed Systems

12:25 pm–1:50 pm

Symposium Luncheon and Test of Time Award Presentation

1:50 pm–3:30 pm

Traffic Management

Semi-Oblivious Traffic Engineering: The Road Not Taken

Praveen Kumar and Yang Yuan, Cornell University; Chris Yu, Carnegie Mellon University; Nate Foster and Robert Kleinberg, Cornell University; Petr Lapukhov and Chiun Lin Lim, Facebook; Robert Soulé, Università della Svizzera italiana

3:30 pm–4:00 pm

Break with Refreshments

4:00 pm–5:15 pm

NFV and Hardware

G-NET: Effective GPU Sharing in NFV Systems

Kai Zhang, Fudan University; Bingsheng He, National University of Singapore; Jiayu Hu, University of Science and Technology of China; Zeke Wang, National University of Singapore; Bei Hua, Jiayi Meng, and Lishan Yang, University of Science and Technology of China

Tuesday, April 10

8:00 am–9:00 am

Continental Breakfast

9:00 am–10:40 am

Web and Video

Low-Power HD Video Streaming

Saman Naderiparizi, Mehrdad Hessar, Vamsi Talla, Shyamnath Gollakota, and Joshua R Smith, University of Washington

10:40 am–11:10 am

Break with Refreshments

11:10 am–12:25 pm

Performance Isolation and Scaling

12:25 pm–2:30 pm

Lunch (on your own)

2:30 pm–3:45 pm

Congestion Control

Vivace: Online-Learning Congestion Control

Mo Dong and Tong Meng, UIUC; Doron Zarchy, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Engin Arslan, UIUC; Yossi Gilad, MIT; Brighten Godfrey, UIUC; Michael Schapira, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Multi-Path Transport for RDMA in Datacenters

Yuanwei Lu, Microsoft Research and University of Science and Technology of China; Guo Chen, Microsoft Research; Bojie Li, Microsoft Research and University of Science and Technology of China; Kun Tan, Huawei Technologies; Yongqiang Xiong, Peng Cheng, and Jiansong Zhang, Microsoft Research; Enhong Chen, University of Science and Technology of China; Thomas Moscibroda, Microsoft Azure

3:45 pm–4:15 pm

Break with Refreshments

4:15 pm–5:30 pm

Cloud

Andromeda: Performance, Isolation, and Velocity at Scale in Cloud Network Virtualization

Michael Dalton, David Schultz, Jacob Adriaens, Ahsan Arefin, Anshuman Gupta, Brian Fahs, Dima Rubinstein, Enrique Cauich Zermeno, Erik Rubow, James Alexander Docauer, Jesse Alpert, Jing Ai, Jon Olson, Kevin DeCabooter, Marc de Kruijf, Nan Hua, Nathan Lewis, Nikhil Kasinadhuni, Riccardo Crepaldi, Srinivas Krishnan, Subbaiah Venkata, Yossi Richter, Uday Naik, and Amin Vahdat, Google, Inc.

6:00 pm–7:30 pm

Poster Session and Reception

Check out the cool new ideas and the latest preliminary research on display at the Poster Session and Reception. Take part in discussions with your colleagues over complimentary food and drinks. The complete list of accepted posters will be available here soon.

Wednesday, April 11

8:00 am–9:00 am

Continental Breakfast

9:00 am–10:40 am

Diagnosis

007: Democratically Finding the Cause of Packet Drops

Behnaz Arzani, Microsoft Research; Selim Ciraci, Microsoft; Luiz Chamon, University of Pennsylvania; Yibo Zhu and Hongqiang Liu, Microsoft Research; Jitu Padhye and Geoff Outhred, Microsoft; Boon Thau Loo, University of Pennsylvania

10:40 am–11:10 am

Break with Refreshments

11:10 am–12:25 pm

Fault-Tolerance

12:25 pm–2:30 pm

Lunch (on your own)

2:30 pm–3:45 pm

Physical Layer

3:45 pm–4:15 pm

Break with Refreshments

4:15 pm–5:30 pm