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AGENDA: HPTS September 27-30, 2015

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Time Activity Location
3:00pm - 6:00pm HPTS Registration begins Hearst Social Hall
6:00pm - 7:00pm Dinner Crocker Dining Hall
7:00pm - 9:30pm Beer, Wine, and Visiting Chapel
9:00pm - Midnight Night Owls' Whiskey, Wine, and Beer Director's Cottage

* Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are held in Crocker Dining Hall. All talks are in the Chapel. All Night Owl's events are in the Director's Cottage.

Monday, September 28, 2015

Time Activity/Subject
7:00am - 8:15am Breakfast
8:15am - 8:30am

Opening Remarks - Phil Bernstein and Pat Helland

8:30am - 10:15am Transactions Chair: Phil Bernstein (Microsoft)

Towards Petabyte Transactional Memory - Knut Magne Risvik (Microsoft)

A1: A High Performance Distributed Graph Database - Chiranjeeb Buragohain (Microsoft)

Jepsen, Call Me Maybe - Kyle Kingsbury (Stripe)

Optimizing High Performance Databases for Flash Storage - Brian Bulkowski (Aerospike)

10:15am - 10:45am Break and Snacks
10:45am - 12:15pm Applications Chair: Shel Finkelstein (U.C. Santa Cruz and LogicBlox)

From Microservices to Teraservices - Adrian Cockcroft (Battery Ventures)

Too Much Computer Science? The Art of Data Integration - Alastair Green (Royal Bank of Scotland)

The Quick and the Dead - James Barrese (PayPal)

12:15pm - 1:45pm Lunch and Break
1:45pm - 3:15pm Data Integration Chair: Pranta Das (AppDynamics)

Data Federations: An Idea Whose Time Has Come Again - Michael Stonebraker (MIT)

From Trash to Treasure - Pat Selinger (Paradata)

Extracting Value Out of Medical Data - Anastasia Ailamaki (EPFL and RAW Labs)

3:15pm - 3:45pm Break and Snacks
3:45pm - 5:15pm Causal Metadata and Cyber Security Chair: Bill Coughran (Sequoia Capital)

We are Losing Track: a Case for Causal Metadata in Distributed Systems Rodrigo Fonseca (Brown Univ.)

Security Lessons from the Front Lines - Eric Grosse (Google Security Team)

Cryptographic Analysis of the FLAME Malware - Brian LaMacchia (Microsoft)

5:15pm - 6:00pm Break (Walking on the Beach ...)
6:00pm - 7:00pm Dinner
7:00pm - 9:30pm-ish Lightning Talks, Beer and Wine Chair: Pranta Das (AppDynamics)

As many short (max 5 minute) presentations as we can squeeze into a couple of hours while drinking.

9:30pm - Midnight Night Owls' Whiskey, Wine, and Beer

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

7:00am - 8:30am Breakfast
8:30am - 10:00am Data Analytics Chair: Janet Wiener (Facebook)

Understanding Real-time Conversation on Facebook - Guangdeng Liao (Facebook)

DeepDive: A Macroscopic Data System - Chris Re (Stanford)

MapD: Enabling Interactive Visual Analytics on Multi-Billion Row Datasets with GPUs - Todd Mostak (MapD)

10:00am - 10:30am Break and Snacks
10:30am - 12:00pm Big Data Platform Chair: David Cheriton (Stanford)

The Metanautix Query Data Compute Engine and Media Applications - Laurence Cutler and Nikolaos Michalakis (Metanautix)

Snowflake: Reinventing the Data Warehouse for the Cloud - Benoit Dageville (Snowflake)

LSMs, DFSs, and Other Acronyms: Revisiting Storage and Layering for Big Data Management - Michael Carey (U.C. Irvine)

12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch and Break
1:30pm - 3:00pm Distributed System Platforms Chair: Andy Pavlo (CMU)

Container-less Development or Immutable Containers? - Mark Little (Red Hat)

Advances in Virtualization in Support of In-Memory Big Data Applications - Ike Nassi (TidalScale)

Docker, Containers, and the Future of Computing - Arnaud Porterie (Docker)

3:00pm - 3:30pm Break and Snacks
3:30pm - 5:00pm Storage Chair: Ippokratis Pandis (Cloudera)

Nutanix: The Un-Storage View of Storage - Binny Gill (Nutanix)

Scaling All Flash Storage: The Devil is in the DRAM - Neil Vachharajani (Pure Storage)

RocksDB: Making an LSM-Tree Work in Production - Siying Dong (Facebook)

5:00pm - 6:00pm Break (Walking on the Beach ...)
6:00pm - 7:00pm Dinner
7:00pm - 7:40pm A few more lightning talks, Beer and Wine: Chair Pranta Das (AppDynamics)
7:40pm - 8:30pm A Short and Fun Presentation by Pat Helland, Shel Finkelstein, and Andy Pavlo
8:30pm - Midnight Night Owls' Whiskey, Wine, and Beer

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

7:00am - 8:30am Breakfast
8:30am - 10:00am Real-time Streaming Chair: Hamid Pirahesh (IBM)

Latency, Damned Latency, and Streaming - The illusory boundaries between real-time and offline, and how they are converging - Jonathan Goldstein (Microsoft)

Heron: Twitter's New Streaming Engine - Sanjeev Kulkarni (PeerNova)

Apex - An Enterprise-Grade Unified Batch and Streaming Native Hadoop Platform - David Yan (DataTorrent)

10:00am - 10:30am Break and Snacks
10:30am - 12:00pm System Architecture Chair: Adrian Cockcroft (Battery Ventures)

Web APIs are Ubiquitous. What Makes Them Tick? - Greg Brail (Apigee)

Reverse Engineering TCP Traffic for Database Performance Management - Baron Schwartz (VividCortex)

Cluster Management at Google with Borg - Coping with Scale - John Wilkes (Google)

12:00pm - 12:05pm Closing Remarks, Phil Bernstein (Microsoft)
12:10pm - 1:00pm Lunch and Goodbye