Seminar on Systems Design and Implementation (SDI)

Fall Quarter 2000

Wednesdays 12noon-done, CS conference room 2114.
Enrollment code: 67595, 2 Units, S/U.


Relevant Conferences

Paper and Topic suggestions

Embedded Systems and RTOSs (Real Time Operating System)

  • EDN online database, commercial systems; also articles in Feb 2000 issue "Real-time software reigns in post-PC products", UCSB lib call number: TK 1 E267
  • Embedded Systems Conference
  • "EMERALDS: a small-memory real-time microkernel"
    Khawar M. Zuberi, Padmanabhan Pillai, Kang G. Shin (University of Michigan)
    SOSP 99

Traditional OS

  • "Journaling Versus Soft Updates: Asynchronous Meta-data Protection in File Systems"
    Margo I. Seltzer, Harvard University; Gregory R. Ganger, Carnegie Mellon University; M. Kirk McKusick, Author & Consultant; Keith A. Smith, Harvard University; Craig A. N. Soules, Carnegie Mellon University; Christopher A. Stein, Harvard University
    Usenix 00

Web and Networking

  • "Scalable Web Caching of Frequently Updated Objects Using Reliable Multicast"
    Dan Li and David R. Cheriton, Stanford University
    USITS 99
  • "On the Performance of TCP Splicing for URL-Aware Redirection"
    Ariel Cohen, Sampath Rangarajan, and Hamilton Slye, Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies
    USITS 99
  • "Connection Scheduling in Web Servers"
    M. Crovella, R. Frangioso, and M. Harchol-Balte.
    In Proceedings of the 1999 USENIX Symposium on Internet Technologies and Systems (USITS '99), October 1999.
    USITS 99

Hardware Performance

  • "Efficient Performance Prediction for Modern Microprocessors,"
    David Ofelt, John Hennessy, Stanford University
  • "Quantifying the Energy Consumption of a Pocket Computer and a Java Virtual Machine,"
    Jason Flinn, Carnegie Mellon University, Godmar Back, University of Utah, Jennifer Anderson, Keith Farkas, Compaq's Western Research Lab., Dirk Grunwald, University of Colorado


  • "Insertion, Evasion, and Denial of Service: Eluding Network Intrusion Detection"
    Thomas H. Ptacek, Timothy N. Newsham (both Secure Networks Inc) "This paper was an eye-opener for intrusion detection designers when it was published in Jan 98."
    hm, there are banners on the web page...
  • "Multicast Routing with Bandwidth Guarantees: A New Approach Using Multicast Network Flow,"
    Murali S. Kodialam, T. V. Lakshman, Bell Laboratories Lucent Technologies, Sudipta Sengupta, MIT
  • "Resource Containers: A New Facility for Resource Management in Server Systems"
    Gaurav Banga, Peter Druschel, Rice University; Jeffrey C. Mogul, Western Research Laboratory, Compaq Computer Corp.
    OSDI 99
  • "Self-Paging in the Nemesis Operating System"
    Steven M. Hand, University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory
    OSDI 99
  • "ETI Resource Distributor: Guaranteed Resource Allocation and Scheduling in Multimedia Systems"
    Miche Baker-Harvey, Equator Technologies, Inc.
    OSDI 99
  • "Signaled Receiver Processing"
    Jose Brustoloni, Eran Gabber, Abraham Silberschatz, and Amit Singh, Lucent Technologies-Bell Laboratories
    Usenix 00