IPP Symposium


Cloud Computing

May 13, 2010

This symposium will explore why computing as a utility is finally happening, and the huge implications for society, business, science, and research. It will bring together experts from industry and academia, and also talk about the challenges for Computer Science to making hundreds of thousands of computers work together in a transparent way.

Please RSVP by May 6th to abt@cs.brown.edu or 401-863-7610


8:30  Breakfast and Registration
3rd Floor, CIT Building

8:50  Welcome

9:00  Cloud Computing
Orran Krieger, VMware

9:40  Doing What Works: Facebook's Innovation at Scale
Harry Li, Facebook

10:20 Break

10:30  Yahoo!Cloud Serving Benchmark
Adam Silberstein, Yahoo!

11:10  The Role of Quantitative Models in Building Scalable Cloud Infrastructures
Joseph Hellerstein, Google, Inc.

11:50  Buffet Lunch
3rd Floor, CIT Building

1:00  Experience Evolving a New Analytical Platform: What Works and What's Missing
Jeff Hammerbacher, Cloudera

1:40  MapReduce and Parallel DBMSs: Together at Last
Andy Pavlo, Brown University

2:20 Break

2:35  Combating Stragglers in MapReduce Networks
Srikanth Kandula, Microsoft

3:15  Dynamic Provable Data Possession
Charalampos Papamanthou, Brown University

3:55 Closing Remarks

4:00  Reception