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Second Workshop on Hot Topics in System Dependability (HotDep '06)

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Room Change! All sessions in Emerald III unless otherwise noted.

Wednesday, November 8, 2006

1:30 p.m.–1:40 p.m.  
Opening Remarks

1:40 p.m.–3:40 p.m.  
Finding the Needle in the Haystack
Session Chair: Geoff Voelker, University of California, San Diego

Comprehensive Depiction of Configuration-dependent Performance Anomalies in Distributed Server Systems  HTML | PDF
Christopher Stewart, Ming Zhong, Kai Shen, and Thomas O'Neill, University of Rochester

Static Analysis Meets Distributed Fault-Tolerance: Enabling State-Machine Replication with Nondeterminism  HTML | PDF
Joseph G. Slember and Priya Narasimhan, Carnegie Mellon University

Correlating Multi-Session Attacks via Replay  HTML | PDF
Fareha Shafique, Kenneth Po, and Ashvin Goel, University of Toronto

Automatic On-line Failure Diagnosis at the End-User Site  HTML | PDF
Joseph Tucek, Shan Lu, Chengdu Huang, Spiros Xanthos, and Yuanyuan Zhou, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

3:40 p.m.–4:10 p.m.    Break
4:10 p.m.–6:10 p.m.  
Pragmatic Choices for the New Age
Session Chair: Lorenzo Alvisi, University of Texas at Austin

The Case for Byzantine Fault Detection  HTML | PDF
Andreas Haeberlen, Max Planck Institute for Software Systems and Rice University; Petr Kouznetsov and Peter Druschel, Max Planck Institute for Software Systems

Safe at Any Speed: Fast, Safe Parallelism in Servers  HTML | PDF
John Jannotti and Kiran Pamnany, Brown University

Chunkfs: Using Divide-and-Conquer to Improve File System Reliability and Repair  HTML | PDF
Val Henson and Arjan van de Ven, Intel Open Source Technology Center; Amit Gud, Kansas State University; Zach Brown, Oracle, Inc.

Towards a Dependable Architecture for Internet-scale Sensing  HTML | PDF
Rohan Narayana Murty and Matt Welsh, Harvard University

6:10 p.m.–7:40 p.m.    Workshop Dinner Lopez A/B
7:40 p.m.–9:00 p.m.  
Hidden Gems (Extended Abstracts)
Session Chair: John Wilkes, Hewlett-Packard Labs

Making Exception Handling Work  HTML | PDF
Bruno Cabral and Paulo Marques, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Speculations: Providing Fault-tolerance and Recoverability in Distributed Environments  HTML | PDF
Cristian Tapus and Jason Hickey, California Institute of Technology

Discrete Control for Dependable IT Automation  HTML | PDF
Yin Wang, University of Michigan; Terence Kelly, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories; Stéphane Lafortune, University of Michigan

SecondSite: Disaster Protection for the Common Server  HTML | PDF
Brendan Cully, University of British Columbia; Andrew Warfield, University of Cambridge

Abort, Retry, Litigate: Dependable Systems and Contract Law  HTML | PDF
Hany E. Ramadan, University of Texas at Austin

Debate Panel
All 4 presenters from this session will take questions from the audience.

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