ACM/IFIP/USENIX Middleware 2017

Las Vegas, Nevada

Dec 11-15, 2017

Program Overview

Go to: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Dec 11
Dec 12
Dec 13
Dec 14
Dec 15
8:00 - 12:00
8:00 - 12:00
8:00 - 17:00
8:00 - 17:00
8:00 - 12:00
8:30 - 9:00 T1 DS W1 T3 W3
Opening Remarks
8:45 - 9:00
9:00 - 9:30 Keynote
Magdalena Balazinska
Ricardo Bianchini
Session 6
9:30 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:30 Break Break Break Break
10:30 - 11:00 T1 DS W1 T3 W3
Session 1 Session 4 Break
11:00 - 11:30 Session 7
11:30 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:30 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Closing Remarks
12:15 - 12:30
12:30 - 13:00 Lunch
12:30 - 14:00
13:00 - 13:30
13:30 - 14:00 T2 DS W1
T4 W3
Session 2 Test of Time
Award Talk
14:00 - 14:30
14:30 - 15:00 Break
15:00 - 15:30 Break Break Break Session 5
15:30 - 16:00 T2 DS W1
T4 W3
Session 3
16:00 - 16:30
16:30 - 17:00 Business Meeting
16:45 - 17:30
17:00 - 17:30 1 Minute Madness
17:00 - 17:15
17:30 - 18:00 Posters & Demos
+ Reception

17:30 - 19:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:00


Monday, Dec 11 (pre-conference)

Registration 8:00 - 12:00
Tutorial - High Performance Network Middleware with Intel DPDK and OpenNetVM 8:30 - 12:00
Tutorial - Trusted Execution of Software using Intel SGX 13:30 - 17:00
Doctoral Symposium 8:30 - 17:00
IoT Federated Workshops: M4IoT & MECC 8:30 - 17:00
DIDL: Workshop on Distributed Infrastructures for Deep Learning 13:30 - 17:00

Tuesday, Dec 12 (pre-conference)

Registration 8:00 - 12:00
Tutorial - SMACK stack 101: Building Fast Data stacks 8:30 - 12:00
Tutorial - Istio Service mesh for more robust, secure and easy to manage microservices 13:30 - 17:00
Active: International Workshop on Active Middleware on Modern Hardware 8:30 - 17:00
SERIAL: ScalablE and Resilient InfrAstructures for distributed Ledgers 8:30 - 17:00
WoSC: Workshop on Serverless Computing 8:30 - 17:00
ARM: Adaptive and Reflective Middleware 8:30 - 12:00

Main Conference

The ACM link to the papers have been added below (click on each paper title to visit the link). The PDFs will be available for one month starting from the first day of the conference (Dec 11th).

Wednesday, Dec 13

8:00 - 17:00 Registration
8:45 - 9:00 Opening Remarks
9:00 - 10:00 Keynote - Performance SLAs for Cloud Data Analytics
Magdalena Balazinska, University of Washington
10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 12:00 Session 1: PARAMETER TUNING & ANALYSIS (session chair: Khuzaima Daudjee)
Hyperdrive: Exploring Hyperparameters with POP Scheduling
Jeff Rasley (Brown University); Yuxiong He (Microsoft); Feng Yan (University of Nevada, Reno); Olatunji Ruwase (Microsoft); Rodrigo Fonseca (Brown University)
Sieve: Actionable Insights from Monitored Metrics in Distributed Systems
Jörg Thalheim (University of Edinburgh); Antonio Rodrigues (Carnegie Mellon University); Istemi Ekin Akkus (NOKIA Bell Labs); Pramod Bhatotia (University of Edinburgh); Ruichuan Chen (NOKIA Bell Labs); Bimal Viswanath (University of Chicago); Lei Jiao (University of Oregon); Christof Fetzer (TU Dresden)
Rafiki: A Middleware for Parameter Tuning of NoSQL Datastores for Dynamic Metagenomics Workloads
Ashraf Mahgoub, Paul Wood, and Sachandhan Ganesh (Purdue University); Subrata Mitra (Adobe Research); Wolfgang Gerlach, Travis Harrison, and Folker Meyer (Argonne National Laboratory); Ananth Grama, Saurabh Bagchi, and Somali Chaterji (Purdue University)
OpVis: Extensible, Cross-platform Operational Visibility and Analytics for Cloud
Fabio A Oliveira (IBM Research); Sahil Suneja (IBM Research); Canturk Isci (IBM Research); Shripad Nadgowda (IBM Research)
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 Session 2: MOBILE (session chair: Sonia Ben Mokhtar)
Rivulet: Fault-Tolerant Platform for Smart-Home Applications
Masoud Saeida Ardekani (Samsung Research); Rayman Preet Singh (Amazon); Nitin Agrawal (Samsung Research); Douglas B. Terry (Amazon); Riza O. Suminto (University of Chicago)
Binary Compatible Graphics Support in Android for Running iOS Apps
Jeremy Andrus, Naser AlDuaij, and Jason Nieh (Columbia University)
Sense-Aid: A framework for enabling network as a service for participatory sensing
Heng Zhang, Nawanol Theera-Ampornpunt, He Wang, and Saurabh Bagchi (Purdue University); Rajesh K. Panta (AT&T Labs)
DarNet: A Deep Learning Solution for Distracted Driving Detection
Christopher Streiffer (Duke University); Ramya Raghavendra (IBM Research); Theo Benson (Duke University); Mudhakar Srivatsa (IBM Research)
15:00 - 15:30 Break
15:30 - 17:00 Session 3: RESOURCE ALLOCATION (session chair: Timothy Wood)
ORCA: an ORChestration Automata for Configuring VNFs
Jesus Omana Iglesias, Jordi Arjona Aroca, Volker Hilt, and Diego Lugones (Nokia Bell Labs)
Improving Spark Application Throughput Via Memory Aware Task Co-location: A Mixture of Experts Approach
Vicent Sanz Marco, Ben Taylor, Barry Porter, and Zheng Wang (Lancaster University)
Swayam: Distributed Autoscaling to Meet SLAs of Machine Learning Inference Services with Resource Efficiency
Arpan Gujarati (MPI-SWS); Sameh Elnikety and Yuxiong He (Microsoft Research); Kathryn S. McKinley (Google, Inc.); Björn B. Brandenburg (MPI-SWS)
Ginja: One-dollar Cloud-based Disaster Recovery for Databases
Joel Alcantara, Tiago Oliveira, and Alysson Bessani (FCUL)
17:00 - 17:15 1-minute madness
17:30 - 19:30 Poster & Demos Session and Reception

Thursday, Dec 14

8:00 - 17:00 Registration
9:00 - 10:00 Keynote - Toward intelligent cloud platforms: the Resource Central experience
Ricardo Bianchini, Microsoft Research
10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 12:00 Session 4: PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES (session chair: Jan Rellermeyer)
Data-driven Serverless Functions for Object Storage
Josep Sampé, Marc Sánchez-Artigas, Pedro Garcı́a-López, and Gerard París (Universitat Rovira i Virgili)
A Programming Model for Application-defined Multipath TCP Scheduling
Alexander Frömmgen, Amr Rizk, Tobias Erbshäußer, Max Weller, Boris Koldehofe, Alejandro Buchmann, and Ralf Steinmetz (TU Darmstadt)
POLM2: Automatic Profiling for Object Lifetime-Aware Memory Management for HotSpot Big Data Applications
Rodrigo Bruno and Paulo Ferreira (INESC-ID / Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon)
Usable Declarative Configuration Specification and Validation for Applications, System, and Cloud
Salman Baset (IBM Research); Sahil Suneja (IBM Research); Nilton Bila (IBM Research); Ozan Tuncer (IBM Research); Canturk Isci (IBM Research)
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:30 Test of Time Award Talk
14:30 - 15:00 Break
15:00 - 16:30 Session 5: EVENT PROCESSING (session chair: Indrajit Roy)
SPECTRE: Supporting Consumption Policies in Window-Based Parallel Complex Event Processing
Ruben Mayer, Ahmad Slo, Muhammad Adnan Tariq, Kurt Rothermel, and Manuel Gräber (University of Stuttgart); Umakishore Ramachandran (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Efficient Covering for Top-k Filtering in Content-Based Publish/Subscribe Systems
Kaiwen Zhang (Technical University of Munich); Mohammad Sadoghi (Purdue University); Vinod Muthusamy (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center); Hans-Arno Jacobsen (University of Toronto)
StreamApprox: Approximate Computing for Stream Analytics
Do Le Quoc (TU Dresden); Ruichuan Chen (Nokia Bell Labs); Pramod Bhatotia (University of Edinburgh); Christof Fetzer (TU Dresden); Volker Hilt (Nokia Bell Labs); Thorsten Strufe (TU Dresden)
Reliable Messaging to Millions of Users with MigratoryData
Mihai Rotaru (Migratory Data Systems s.r.l., Romania); Florentin Olariu (Universitatea Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Iaşi, Romania); Emanuel Onica (Universitatea Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Iaşi, Romania); Etienne Rivière (Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium)
16:45 - 17:30 Business Meeting
18:30 - 21:30 Banquet

Friday, Dec 15

8:00 - 12:00 Registration
9:00 - 10:30 Session 6: PRIVACY & SECURITY (session chair: Ioana Giurgiu)
X-Search: Revisiting Private Web Search using Intel SGX
Ben Mokhtar Sonia (LIRIS, CNRS, Université de Lyon); Boutet Antoine (LIRIS, Université de Lyon); Felber Pascal, Pasin Marcelo, Pires Rafael, and Schiavoni Valerio (University of Neuchatel)
Rectify: Black-Box Intrusion Recovery in PaaS Clouds
David R. Matos, Miguel Pardal, and Miguel Correia (INESC-ID, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa)
Accessing Google Scholar under Extreme Internet Censorship: A Legal Avenue
Zhen Lu (Tsinghua University); Zhenhua Li (Tsinghua University); Jian Yang (Tsinghua University); Tianyin Xu (UCSD); Ennan Zhai (Yale University); Yao Liu (SUNY Binghamton); Christo Wilson (Northeastern University)
The Security MicroVisor: virtualisation-based security for commodity Internet of Things Devices
Wilfried Daniels (KU Leuven); Danny Hughes (VersaSense); Mahmoud Ammar (KU Leuven); Bruno Crispo (KU Leuven); Nelson Matthys (VersaSense); Wouter Joosen (KU Leuven)
10:30 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 12:15 Session 7: SYSTEMS (session chair: Mohammad Sadoghi Hamedani)
Scheduler Activations for Interference-Resilient SMP Virtual Machine Scheduling
Yong Zhao and Kun Suo (University of Texas at Arlington); Luwei Cheng (Facebook); Jia Rao (University of Texas at Arlington)
DoubleDecker: A cooperative memory management framework for derivative clouds
Debadatta Mishra, Prashanth, and Purushottam Kulkarni (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay)
Predicting DRAM Reliability in the Field with Machine Learning
Ioana Giurgiu (IBM Research - Zurich); Jacint Szabo (IBM Research - Zurich); Dorothea Wiesmann (IBM Research - Zurich); John Bird (IBM Technology Support Services)
12:15 - 12:30 Closing Remarks
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch