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Tuesday, December 13

9:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m.    Infrastructure
Session Chair: Steve Muir, Princeton University

Experience with Some Principles for Building an Internet-Scale Reliable System
Mike Afergan, Akamai and MIT; Joel Wein, Akamai and Polytechnic University; Amy LaMeyer, Akamai

Deploying Virtual Machines as Sandboxes for the Grid
Sriya Santhanam, Pradheep Elango, Andrea Arpaci-Dusseau, and Miron Livny, University of Wisconsin, Madison

MON: On-Demand Overlays for Distributed System Management
Jin Liang, Steven Y. Ko, Indranil Gupta, and Klara Nahrstedt, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

10:15 a.m.–10:45 a.m.    Break
10:45 a.m.–Noon    Choosing Wisely
Session Chair: Neil Spring, University of Maryland

Supporting Network Coordinates on PlanetLab
Peter Pietzuch, Jonathan Ledlie, and Margo Seltzer, Harvard University

Fixing the Embarrassing Slowness of OpenDHT on PlanetLab
Sean Rhea, Byung-Gon Chun, John Kubiatowicz, and Scott Shenker, University of California, Berkeley

(Re)Design Considerations for Scalable Large-File Content Distribution
Brian Biskeborn, Michael Golightly, KyoungSoo Park, and Vivek S. Pai, Princeton University

Noon–1:30 p.m.    Lunch
1:30 p.m.–2:45 p.m.    Miscellaneous
Session Chair: Sean Rhea, MIT

The Julia Content Distribution Network
Danny Bickson, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Dahlia Malkhi, Microsoft Research Silicon Valley and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Detecting Performance Anomalies in Global Applications
Terence Kelly, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories

Bridging Local and Wide Area Networks for Overlay Distributed File Systems
Michael Closson and Paul Lu, University of Alberta

2:45 p.m.–3:15 p.m.    Break
3:15 p.m.–4:30 p.m.    From the Trenches
Session Chair: Mic Bowman, Intel

Non-Transitive Connectivity and DHTs
Michael J. Freedman, New York University; Karthik Lakshminarayanan, Sean Rhea, and Ion Stoica, University of California, Berkeley

Why It Is Hard to Build a Long-Running Service on PlanetLab
Justin Cappos and John Hartman, University of Arizona

Using PlanetLab for Network Research: Myths, Realities, and Best Practices
Neil Spring, University of Maryland; Larry Peterson, Andy Bavier, and Vivek Pai, Princeton University

4:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.    Break
5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.    Panel: Free Services in a Profit-Driven World
Moderator: Brad Karp, University College London and Intel Research

Speakers: Jeff Mogul, Hewlett-Packard Labs; Timothy Roscoe, Intel Research, Berkeley; Werner Vogels, Amazon; Vivek Pai, Princeton University
6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.    Demo Session
This year WORLDS will feature a demo session, in which researchers will have the opportunity to demonstrate the real, running distributed systems they have built. The demo session will take place during the Welcome Get Together for FAST '05, which is co-located with WORLDS '05.

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