NOW Retreat Archive and Information

NOW Retreat Archive and Information


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NOW Retreat

June 5-7, 1996

Session #1: Welcome (Chair: Dave Patterson)

NOW: Where we've been and where we are (David Culler)

Summary of Parallel Program Performance (Rich Martin and Amin Vahdat)

Application Performance on Solaris-MC (Remzi Arpaci)

Session #2: Towards Killer Apps (Chair: Mike Dahlin)

NOW-Sort: Experience with Scalable, Parallel, External Sorts (Andrea Dusseau and Remzi Arpaci)

Transparent Access to a NOW (Chad Yoshikawa)

The Inktomi Experience (Eric Brewer)

Session #3: Global Operating System (Chair: Tom Anderson)

SLIC (Doug Ghormly)

System Diagnostic Console and Authenticated Actions (Eric Anderson) Slides (6 MB .ps.gz file)

Turning the Web into a Computer (Amin Vahdat)

Session #4: Communication (Chair: David Culler)

AM Demo (CAL group)

Fast Sockets (Steve Rodrigues)

Session #5: Storage Systems (Chair: Tom Anderson)

Improving LFS performance (Jeanna Neefe and Randy Wang)

File System Tracing (Drew Roselli)

Performance of Tertiary Disk Prototypes (Nisha Talagala and Satoshi Asami)

Session #6: Visitor presentations (Organizer: Dave Patterson)

Presentations from visitors (Klaus Schauser, Bob Horst, Randy Osborne, ...)

Teapot & Murphi: Debugging Distributed Algorithms Teapot example for stache protocol. (Mike Dahlin)

Roast


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