Reading group


Organizers: Vikram Narayanan, Anton Burtsev
Email: narayav1 at uci dot edu, aburtsev at uci dot edu
Meeting time/place: Friday, 2:00pm-3:00pm (held remotely)

We read and discuss a broad range of papers related to systems research. The topics range from novel system designs (generally results from recent systems conferences) to low-level details of new and existing features of modern CPUs (e.g., SGX, fat pointers (MPX), QPI and cache-coherence, etc.)


Winter 2021

Date Paper Presenter
Jan 15 NixOS: A Purely Functional Linux Distribution  

Fall 2020

Date Paper Presenter
Dec 18 Reexamining Direct Cache Access to Optimize I/O Intensive Applications for Multi-hundred-gigabit Networks  
Nov 27 Code-Pointer Integrity  
Nov 20 Size-aware Sharding For Improving Tail Latencies in In-memory Key-value Stores  
Nov 16 MICA: A Holistic Approach to Fast In-Memory Key-Value Storage  
Nov 6 hXDP: Efficient Software Packet Processing on FPGA NICs  
Nov 3 Theseus: an Experiment in Operating System Structure and State Management