OSDI '18 Technical Sessions

Monday, October 8, 2018

7:30 am–8:45 am

Continental Breakfast

8:45 am–9:00 am

Opening Remarks and Jay Lepreau Best Paper Awards

Program Co-Chairs: Andrea Arpaci-Dusseau, University of Wisconsin—Madison, and Geoff Voelker, University of California, San Diego

9:00 am–10:20 am

Understanding Failures

Session Chair: Ranjita Bhagwan, Microsoft Research India

REPT: Reverse Debugging of Failures in Deployed Software

Weidong Cui and Xinyang Ge, Microsoft Research Redmond; Baris Kasikci, University of Michigan; Ben Niu, Microsoft Research Redmond; Upamanyu Sharma, University of Michigan; Ruoyu Wang, University of California Santa Barbara; Insu Yun, Georgia Institute of Technology

10:20 am–10:50 am

Break with Refreshments

10:50 am–12:10 pm

Operating Systems

Session Chair: Don Porter, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

12:10 pm–2:00 pm

Symposium Luncheon

Sponsored by Google

2:00 pm–3:20 pm

Scheduling

Session Chair: Christos Kozyrakis, Stanford University

3:20 pm–3:50 pm

Break with Refreshments

3:50 pm–5:10 pm

Data

Session Chair: Irene Zhang, Microsoft Research

6:00 pm–7:30 pm

Poster Session and Reception I

Would you like to share a provocative opinion, interesting preliminary work, or a cool idea that will spark discussion at this year's OSDI? The poster session is the perfect venue to introduce such new or ongoing work. Poster presenters will have the opportunity to discuss their work, get exposure, and receive feedback from other attendees. See the list of accepted posters.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

8:00 am–9:00 am

Continental Breakfast

9:00 am–10:20 am

Verification

Session Chair: Jon Howell, VMware Research

10:20 am–10:50 am

Break with Refreshments

10:50 am–12:10 pm

Reliability

Session Chair: Michael Swift, University of Wisconsin—Madison

The FuzzyLog: A Partially Ordered Shared Log

Joshua Lockerman, Jose Faleiro, Juno Kim, and Soham Sankaran, Yale University; Daniel J Abadi, University of Maryland; James Aspnes, Yale University; Siddhartha Sen, Microsoft Research; Mahesh Balakrishnan, Yale University / Facebook

Taming Performance Variability

Aleksander Maricq and Dmitry Duplyakin, University of Utah; Ivo Jimenez and Carlos Maltzahn, University of California Santa Cruz; Ryan Stutsman and Robert Ricci, University of Utah

12:10 pm–2:00 pm

Symposium Luncheon

2:00 pm–3:20 pm

File Systems

Session Chair: Haryadi Gunawi, University of Chicago

3:20 pm–3:50 pm

Break with Refreshments

3:50 pm–5:10 pm

Debugging

Session Chair: Rebecca Isaacs, Twitter

6:00 pm–7:30 pm

Poster Session and Reception II

Would you like to share a provocative opinion, interesting preliminary work, or a cool idea that will spark discussion at this year's OSDI? The poster session is the perfect venue to introduce such new or ongoing work. Poster presenters will have the opportunity to discuss their work, get exposure, and receive feedback from other attendees. See the list of accepted posters.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

8:00 am–9:00 am

Continental Breakfast

9:00 am–10:20 am

Machine Learning

Session Chair: Rashmi Vinayak, Carnegie Mellon University

TVM: An Automated End-to-End Optimizing Compiler for Deep Learning

Tianqi Chen and Thierry Moreau, University of Washington; Ziheng Jiang, Fudan University; Lianmin Zheng, Shanghai Jiao Tong University; Eddie Yan, Haichen Shen, and Meghan Cowan, University of Washington; Leyuan Wang, UC Davis; Yuwei Hu, Cornell; Luis Ceze, Carlos Guestrin, and Arvind Krishnamurthy, University of Washington

Gandiva: Introspective Cluster Scheduling for Deep Learning

Wencong Xiao, Microsoft Research Asia; Romil Bhardwaj, Ramachandran Ramjee, Muthian Sivathanu, and Nipun Kwatra, Microsoft Research India; Zhenhua Han, Microsoft Research Asia; Pratyush Patel, Microsoft Research India; Xuan Peng, Hanyu Zhao, Quanlu Zhang, Fan Yang, and Lidong Zhou, Microsoft Research Asia

10:20 am–10:50 am

Break with Refreshments

10:50 am–11:50 am

Networking

Session Chair: Rachit Agarwal, Cornell

11:50 am–2:00 pm

Lunch (on your own)

2:00 pm–3:20 pm

Security

Session Chair: Jay Lorch, Microsoft Research

3:20 pm–3:50 pm

Break with Refreshments

3:50 pm–5:10 pm

Graphs and Data

Session Chair: Marcos K. Aguilera, VMware Research

ASAP: Fast, Approximate Pattern Mining at Scale

Anand Padmanabha Iyer, UC Berkeley; Zaoxing Liu and Xin Jin, Johns Hopkins University; Shivaram Venkataraman, Microsoft Research / University of Wisconsin; Vladimir Braverman, Johns Hopkins University; Ion Stoica, UC Berkeley