reading list

  • Winter 2023-2024 Reading Group Papers

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    Below is the reading group schedule for the upcoming winter term. The schedule is also available in our Google Calendar. Are you interested in joining the reading group? It is simple, join our Slack (which currently has ~1,500 members!) to get all the reading group updates and invites.

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  • Fall 2023 Reading Group Papers (##141-150)

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    The schedule is also in our Google Calendar. Omni-Paxos: Breaking the Barriers of Partial Connectivity (EuroSys’23) Authors: Harald Ng, Seif Haridi, Paris Carbone What: Multi-Paxos flavor with better tolerance for partial network partitions When: August 30th Hyrax: Fail-in-Place Server Operation in Cloud Platforms (OSDI’23) Authors: Jialun Lyu, Marisa You, Celine Irvene, Mark Jung, Tyler Narmore,…

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  • Spring Term Reading Group Papers: ##131-140

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    A new set of papers for spring and early summer! Transactions Make Debugging Easy [CIDR’23] Authors: Qian Li, Peter Kraft, Michael Cafarella, Çağatay Demiralp, Goetz Graefe, Christos Kozyrakis, Michael Stonebraker, Lalith Suresh, and Matei Zaharia What: Everything is a database transaction, including debugging When: April 12th Perseus: A Fail-Slow Detection Framework for Cloud Storage Systems…

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  • Winter Term Reading Group Papers: ##121-130

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    Our winter set of papers! The schedule is also in our Google Calendar. C5: Cloned Concurrency Control that Always Keeps Up [VLDB’23] Authors: Jeffrey Helt, Abhinav Sharma, Daniel J. Abadi, Wyatt Lloyd, Jose M. Faleiro What: Enabling a more concurrent execution of copied/replicated operations at the followers. When: December 14th The Case for Distributed Shared-Memory…

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  • Reading Group Paper List. Papers ##51-60.

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    With just four more papers to go in the DistSys Reading Group’s current batch, it is time to get the next set going. This round, we will have 10 papers that should last till the end of the spring semester. Our last batch was all about OSDI’20 papers, and this time around we will mix…

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  • Planetary-Scale Systems Seminar Spring 2021

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    This spring semester I am teaching an exciting seminar class: “Planetary-Scale Systems.” I will start the seminar with a 4 lectures long crash course to get my students on the same page, but the bulk of the class will be paper presentations and discussions. The format is similar to the zoom reading group I am…

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  • Reading Group Paper List. Papers ##37-50

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    This week we are on the 35th paper in our reading group. We will be discussing “Autoscaling Tiered Cloud Storage in Anna” from VLDB 2019. It is exciting that the reading group has managed to go through this many papers since we have started in April!  Today I and Murat have sat down and picked…

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