CS 591 (SN): UIUC System Reading Group
Fall 2019

Thursday 4–5pm at Siebel 3405 (direction)

The reading group is a weekly meetup for anyone interested in systems research at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

We discuss recent significant work (e.g., published at top-tier conferences), critique each other's projects, and identify new research directions/ideas.

Join us on Slack: uiuc-sysnet.slack.com

Date Topic Speaker
8/29 Introduction and organization
We decide to crack the ice cream at the SC Lawn and meet there.
Tianyin will first go to SC 3405 at 4pm in case some folks are not on SysNet Slack.
Rui will hold a sign and gather folks on the lawn.
Tianyin Xu
9/5 (no speaker)
9/17 The discussion will be (jointly) held at the SE seminar to promote discussion.
The location and time is Siebel 4124, 4pm-6pm, 9/17.

Practical GUI Testing of Android Applications via Model Abstraction and Refinement
ICSE 2019 (paper)
Wenyu Wang
9/19 Towards Automated Configuration of Systems with Non-Functional Constraints
HotOS 2017 (paper)
Xudong Sun
9/24 The discussion will be (jointly) held at the SE seminar to promote discussion.
The location and time is Siebel 4124, 4pm-6pm, 9/24.

The Seven Sins: Security Smells in Infrastructure as Code Scripts
ICSE 2019 (paper)
Qingrong Chen
9/26 µTune: Auto-Tuned Threading for OLDI Microservices
OSDI 2018 (paper)
Andrew Yoo
10/3 Lineage-driven Fault Injection
SIGMOD 2015 (paper)
Saurabh Jha
10/10 The Mystery Machine: End-to-end Performance Analysis of Large-scale Internet Services
OSDI 2014 (paper)
Jack Chen
10/17 Intro Reading and Feedback
(we will reading and commenting on Austin's intro)
Austin Kuo
10/24 Capturing and Enhancing In Situ System Observability for Failure Detection
OSDI 2018 (paper)
Haoran Qiu
10/31 Cancelled due to most people attending SOSP
11/7 On Cross-stack Configuration Errors
ICSE 2017 (paper)
Sam Cheng
11/14 Cancelled due to Tianyin's unexpected trip.
11/21 FaRM: Fast Remote Memory
NSDI 2014 (paper)
Rohan Tabish
11/28 Happy Thanksgiving!
12/5 Practice Talk
Medley: A Novel Distributed Failure Detector for IoT Networks
Middleware 2019 (paper)
Rui Yang
sys-net@cs.illinois.edu