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All sessions in the Lopez Room unless otherwise noted.

Sunday, November 5

8:45 a.m.–9:00 a.m.  
Opening Remarks

9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.  
Measurement and Monitoring
Session Chair: Krishna Gummadi, Max Planck Institute for Software Systems

Geolocalization on the Internet through Constraint Satisfaction  HTML | PDF
Bernard Wong, Ivan Stoyanov, and Emin Gün Sirer, Cornell University

A Platform for Unobtrusive Measurements on PlanetLab  HTML | PDF
Rob Sherwood and Neil Spring, University of Maryland

ConfiDNS: Leveraging Scale and History to Improve DNS Security  HTML | PDF
Lindsey Poole and Vivek S. Pai, Princeton University

10:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m.    Break
11:00 a.m.–noon  
Managing Scarce Resources
Session Chair: Marc Fiuczynski, Princeton University

Resource Management for Global Public Computing: Many Policies Are Better Than (N)one  HTML | PDF
Evangelos Kotsovinos, Deutsche Telekom Laboratories; Iulia Ion, International University in Germany; Tim Harris, Microsoft Research Cambridge

Optimizing Grid Site Manager Performance with Virtual Machines  HTML | PDF
Ludmila Cherkasova and Diwaker Gupta, Hewlett-Packard Labs; Eygene Ryabinkin, Roman Kurakin, and Vladimir Dobretsov, Russian Research Center "Kurchatov Institute"; Amin Vahdat, University of California, San Diego

Noon–1:30 p.m.    Workshop Luncheon Bainbridge
1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.  

Learning from PlanetLab  PDF
Thomas Anderson, University of Washington; Timothy Roscoe, Intel Research Berkeley

Panel: The Lessons of PlanetLab
Thomas Anderson, University of Washington; Marc Fiuczynski, Princeton University; Michael Freedman, New York University; Rob Ricci University of Utah

3:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.    Break
3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.  
Session Chair: Michael Freedman, New York University

Towards Fingerpointing in the Emulab Dynamic Distributed System  HTML | PDF
Michael P. Kasick and Priya Narasimhan, Carnegie Mellon University; Kevin Atkinson and Jay Lepreau, University of Utah

Data Management for Internet-Scale Single-Sign-On  HTML | PDF
Sharon E. Perl, Google Inc.; Margo Seltzer, Harvard University and Oracle Corporation

A Distributed File System for a Wide-Area High Performance Computing Infrastructure  HTML | PDF
Edward Walker, University of Texas at Austin

5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m.  
Demo Session
Emerald II & III

This year, WORLDS will again 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 OSDI '06, which is co-located with WORLDS '06.

The list of accepted demos is now available.

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