UIUC System Reading Group
Fall 2020

The seminar will be online via Zoom due to COVID-19. Please use this Zoom link.

Thursday 3:30-4:30pm

UIUC SysNet seminar 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

Please register CS 591 (IG) if you need one credit.

Date Topic Speaker
Aug 24 Introduction and organization Indy Gupta
Tianyin Xu
Rui Yang
Sep 3 Paper writing exercise Indy Gupta
Sep 10 Paper writing exercise Indy Gupta
Sep 17 Flashield: A Hybrid Key-value Cache that Controls Flash Write Amplification (pdf)
NSDI, 2019.
Ali Zaidi
Sep 24 Practice talk:
Baechi: Fast Device Placement of Machine Learning Graphs
SOCC, 2020
Beomyeol Jeon
Oct 1 Severless Computing (slides)
[Read] Sequoia: Enabling Quality-of-Service in Serverless Computing (pdf)
SOCC, 2020
Le Xu
Oct 8 Writer's workshop (draft will be available in the seminar) Andrew Bumsok Yoo
Practice talk:
Testing Configuration Changes in Context to Prevent Production Failures
OSDI, 2020
Xudong Sun
Oct 22 Approximate Query Service on Autonomous IoT Cameras (pdf)
MobiSys, 2020
Rui Yang
Oct 29 A Comparison of Software and Hardware Techniques for x86 Virtualization (pdf)
ASPLOS, 2006.
Jovan Stojkovic
Nov 5 TBD Hongpeng Guo
Nov 12 Practice Lightening Talk: CSER: Communication-efficient SGD with Error Reset, NeurIPS, 2021 (30 min);
TBD (30 min)
Cong Xie
Lilia Tang
Nov 19 TBD Jinghao Jia
Nov 26 TBD Anna Karanika
Dec 3 TBD Jiyu Hu