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All sessions will take place in the Sunrise Room unless otherwise noted.

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Session papers are available to workshop registrants immediately and to everyone beginning June 15, 2009.

Monday, June 15, 2009
8:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m.     Continental Breakfast, Sunset Room
8:30 a.m.–8:40 a.m.    Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:40 a.m.–10:15 a.m.

Cloud Platforms and Architectures

Session Chair: Dongyan Xu, Purdue University

Full Papers
Open Cirrus™ Cloud Computing Testbed: Federated Data Centers for Open Source Systems and Services Research
Roy Campbell, Indranil Gupta, Michael Heath, and Steven Y. Ko, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Michael Kozuch, Intel Research; Marcel Kunze, KIT, Germany; Thomas Kwan, Yahoo!; Kevin Lai, HP Labs; Hing Yan Lee, IDA, Singapore; Martha Lyons and Dejan Milojicic, HP Labs; David O'Hallaron, Intel Research; Yeng Chai Soh, IDA, Singapore

Paper in PDF | Slides

Nebulas: Using Distributed Voluntary Resources to Build Clouds
Abhishek Chandra and Jon Weissman, University of Minnesota

Paper in PDF | Slides

Towards Trusted Cloud Computing
Nuno Santos, Krishna P. Gummadi, and Rodrigo Rodrigues, MPI-SWS

Paper in PDF | Slides

The Case for Enterprise-Ready Virtual Private Clouds
Timothy Wood and Prashant Shenoy, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Alexandre Gerber, K.K. Ramakrishnan, and Jacobus Van der Merwe, AT&T Labs—Research

Paper in PDF | Slides

Short Papers
Private Virtual Infrastructure for Cloud Computing
F. John Krautheim, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Paper in PDF | Slides

Refactoring Human Roles Solves Systems Problems
Jeremy Elson and Jon Howell, Microsoft Research

Paper in PDF | Slides

10:15 a.m.–10:30 a.m.    Break
10:30 a.m.–noon

Elastic Clouds and Resource Management

Session Chair: Kobus van der Merwe, AT&T Labs—Research

Invited Short Presentation
GENI and Cloud Computing
Harry Mussman, BBN Technologies

Presentation in Slides

Full Papers
ElasTraS: An Elastic Transactional Data Store in the Cloud
Sudipto Das, Divyakant Agrawal, and Amr El Abbadi, University of California, Santa Barbara

Paper in PDF | Slides

Reflective Control for an Elastic Cloud Application: An Automated Experiment Workbench
Azbayar Demberel, Jeff Chase, and Shivnath Babu, Duke University

Paper in PDF

Toward Cloud-based Collaboration Services
David Banks, John S. Erickson, and Michael Rhodes, Hewlett-Packard Labs

Paper in PDF | Slides

Short Papers
Colocation Games and Their Application to Distributed Resource Management
Jorge Londoño, Azer Bestavros, and Shang-Hua Teng, Boston University

Paper in PDF | Slides

Virtual Putty: Reshaping the Physical Footprint of Virtual Machines
Jason Sonnek and Abhishek Chandra, University of Minnesota

Paper in PDF | Slides

Statistical Machine Learning Makes Automatic Control Practical for Internet Datacenters
Peter Bodík, Rean Griffith, Charles Sutton, Armando Fox, Michael Jordan, and David Patterson, University of California, Berkeley

Paper in PDF | Slides

Noon–1:30 p.m.    Workshop Luncheon, Tiki Pavilion & Poolside
1:30 p.m.–2:45 p.m.

Panel: Future Challenges to Cloud Computing

Moderator: Amin Vahdat, University of California, San Diego

Panelists: Garth Gibson, Panasas/Carnegie Mellon University; Stefan Savage, University of California, San Diego; Ben Sigelman, Google; Rich Wolski, University of California, Santa Barbara/Eucalyptus Systems

2:45 p.m.–3:00 p.m.    Break
3:00 p.m.–4:15 p.m.

Storage Cloud and Appliances

Session Chair: Divy Agrawal, University of California, Santa Barbara

Full Papers
In Search of an API for Scalable File Systems: Under the Table or Above It?
Swapnil Patil, Garth A. Gibson, Gregory R. Ganger, Julio Lopez, Milo Polte, Wittawat Tantisiroj, and Lin Xiao, Carnegie Mellon University

Paper in PDF

CloudViews: Communal Data Sharing in Public Clouds
Roxana Geambasu, Steven D. Gribble, and Henry M. Levy, University of Washington

Paper in PDF | Slides

Cloud Analytics: Do We Really Need to Reinvent the Storage Stack?
Rajagopal Ananthanarayanan, Karan Gupta, Prashant Pandey, Himabindu Pucha, Prasenjit Sarkar, Mansi Shah, and Renu Tewari, IBM Research

Paper in PDF | Slides

Short Papers
Constructing and Managing Appliances for Cloud Deployments from Repositories of Reusable Components
Matthew S. Wilson, rPath, Inc.

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Maximizing Efficiency by Trading Storage for Computation
Ian F. Adams, Darrell D.E. Long, and Ethan L. Miller, University of California, Santa Cruz; Shankar Pasupathy, NetApp; Mark W. Storer, Pergamum Systems

Paper in HTML | PDF | Slides

4:15 p.m.–4:30 p.m.    Break
4:30 p.m.–5:45 p.m.

Map Reduce and Cloud Applications

Session Chair: Abhishek Chandra, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Full Papers
Mochi: Visual Log-Analysis Based Tools for Debugging Hadoop
Jiaqi Tan, Xinghao Pan, Soila Kavulya, Rajeev Gandhi, and Priya Narasimhan, Carnegie Mellon University

Paper in PDF | Slides

A Common Substrate for Cluster Computing
Benjamin Hindman, Andy Konwinski, Matei Zaharia, and Ion Stoica, University of California, Berkeley

Paper in PDF | Slides

Using Proxies to Accelerate Cloud Applications
Jon Weissman and Siddharth Ramakrishnan, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Paper in PDF | Slides

Short Papers
DryadInc: Reusing Work in Large-scale Computations
Lucian Popa, University of California, Berkeley; Mihai Budiu, Yuan Yu, and Michael Isard, Microsoft Research, Silicon Valley

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Towards Optimizing Hadoop Provisioning in the Cloud
Karthik Kambatla and Abhinav Pathak, Purdue University; Himabindu Pucha, IBM Research Almaden

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