SIGOPS ANNOUNCE monthly posting (10/04/2009)


  1. Announcements:
    * SOSP 2009 Call for Participation2009-10-11
    WASL 2009 (Call for Participation)2009-10-14
    * SBAC-PAD 2009 (Call for Participation)2009-10-14
    EuroSys 20102009-10-19
    CCA09 -- Call for Participation2009-10-20
    WWW 20102009-10-26
    * SIGMOD 20102009-10-29
    * TridentCom 20102009-10-30
    * SNAPI 20102009-11-30
    CF 20102009-12-04
    * MICRO 2009 (Call for Participation)2009-12-12
    * TaPP 20102009-12-14
    * MSST2010: Research Track2010-01-22
    VEE 20102010-11-09

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  3. Special Announcements:
    Panel on Building Systems Declaratively at NetDB 2009 (co-located with SOSP)

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SOSP 2009 Call for Participation

Title:22nd ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles
Submission Deadline:2009-10-11
Dates:October 11-14, 2009
Location:BigSky, MT
SOSP 2009 will take place in a few days! Finalize your travel plans, please. The biennial ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles is the world's premier forum for researchers, developers, programmers, vendors and teachers of operating system technology. Academic and industrial participants present research and experience papers that cover the full range of theory and practice. For more information:

WASL 2009 (Call for Participation)

Title:Workshop on the Analysis of System Logs
Submission Deadline:2009-10-14
Dates:Oct, 14, 2009
Location:Big Sky, MT, USA
System logs are a rich information source for analyzing and diagnosing system problems and predicting future events. However, most of this information is wasted due its lack of organization and cross-vendor semantic consistency. WASL focuses on novel techniques for extracting operationally useful information from existing logs and methods to improve the information content of future logs. Workshop Program "Extracting Message Types from BlueGene/L's Logs" "Incremental Learning of System Log Formats" "Visual and Algorithmic Tooling for System Trace Analysis: A Case Study" "Mining Dependency in Distributed Systems through Unstructured Logs Analysis" "A Bayesian Network Approach to Modeling IT Service Availability using System Logs" "Endpoint Identification Using System Logs"


SBAC-PAD 2009 (Call for Participation)

Title:International Symposium on Computer Architecture and High-Performance Computing
Submission Deadline:2009-10-14
Dates:October 28-31, 2009
Location:Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
SBAC-PAD is an annual international symposium series, the first of which was held in 1987. The symposium is an important forum for presenting and discussing new developments in high-performance computing, as well as the latest trends in computer architecture. This year, the symposium will feature 21 exciting technical papers; industrial papers from Intel, Microsoft, and AMD; keynote talks by Yale Patt (UT Austin), Dan Reed (Microsoft Research), and Wen-Mei Hwu (UIUC); a panel on cloud computing; 2 tutorials; and a parallel programming marathon. SBAC-PAD'09 will be held in conjunction with WSCAD'09 and LAGrid'09.

EuroSys 2010

Title:EuroSys 2010
Submission Deadline:2009-10-19
Dates:April, 13-16, 2010
Location:Paris, France
EUROSYS is organised by EuroSys, the European Chapter of SIGOPS, sponsored by ACM SIGOPS. It is organized in cooperation with INRIA, CNAM and ACM SIGOPS France (ASF). The EuroSys conference series brings together professionals from academia and industry. It has a strong focus on systems research and development: operating systems, data base systems, real-time systems and middleware for networked, distributed, parallel, or embedded computing systems. As a highly recognized conference - rank 11 out of 581 in terms of 2007 CiteSeer impact factor - EuroSys has become a premier forum for discussing various issues of systems software research and development, including implications related to hardware and applications.

CCA09 -- Call for Participation

Title:Cloud Computing and Applications
Submission Deadline:2009-10-20
Dates:October 20-21, 2009
Location:Chicago IL
Dramatic growth in data and equally rapid decline in the cost of highly integrated clusters has spurred the emergence of the data center as the platform of choice for a growing class of data-intensive applications. To encourage conversations between those developing applications, algorithms, software, and hardware for such "cloud" platforms, we are convening the second workshop on Cloud Computing and its Applications (CCA'09). This workshop will include a mixture of invited and contributed talks on cloud computing, data intensive scalable computing, and related topics.

WWW 2010

Title:The Nineteenth International WWW Conference
Abstract Deadline:2009-10-26
Submission Deadline:2009-11-02
Dates:April, 26-30, 2010
Location:Raleigh, USA
Performance track - As the Web continues to evolve, performance, scalability, and availability remain important issues. This track seeks papers that address these issues for both traditional and emerging Web (e.g., Web 2.0) applications. Papers that examine the performance, scalability and/or availability of any relevant Web-related topic are solicited.



Title:ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data
Abstract Deadline:2009-10-29
Submission Deadline:2009-11-05
Dates:June 6-10, 2010
Location:Indianapolis, IN, USA
The ACM SIGMOD conference is a leading international forum for database researchers, practitioners, developers, and users. We invite the submission of original research contributions and industrial papers, as well as proposals for demonstrations, tutorials, and panels. We encourage submissions relating to all aspects of data management defined broadly, and particularly encourage work on topics of emerging interest in the research and development communities. All aspects of the submission and notification process will be handled electronically. As has become the tradition for SIGMOD, research papers will be judged through double-blind reviewing. Please see the Conference Website for further details:


TridentCom 2010

Title:6th International Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks and Communities
Submission Deadline:2009-10-30
Dates:May 18-20, 2010
Location:Berlin, Germany
The convergence and evolution of networks and services is driving a need for flexible experimentation environments that respond to a large and diverse set of requirements. Major programs around the globe have started to develop and deploy large-scale testbeds, including GENI in the U.S., FIRE in Europe, AKARI, CNGI, and others in Asia. The testbeds range from small dedicated environments up to large-scale environments that should exhibit properties anticipated by the future network. TridentCom 2010 is a forum to explore existing and planned testbed concepts, infrastructures, and tools.


SNAPI 2010

Title:6th IEEE International Workshop on Storage Network Architecture and Parallel I/Os
Submission Deadline:2009-11-30
Dates:May, 3, 2010
Location:Incline Village, NV, USA
The tremendous need for storage capacity and I/O performance has become a critical factor for computing systems, generally, from enterprise systems to computational science and everything in between. As a result, disk I/O and data storage on which data reside have clearly become "first class citizens" in the modern information world. In addition, parallelism is now ubiquitous in computing, from multi-core processors within a single enclosure to massively parallel I/O systems that span many racks of equipment.

CF 2010

Title:2010 ACM International Conference on Computing Frontiers (CF 2010)
Abstract Deadline:2009-12-04
Submission Deadline:2009-12-11
Dates:May, 17-19, 2010
Location:Bertinoro, Italy
The increasing complexity and performance needs of current and future applications require novel and innovative approaches for design of various types of computing systems. Boundaries between state of the art and revolutionary innovation constitute the computing frontiers that must be pushed forward to provide the computational support required for the advancement of science and engineering. This conference focuses on a wide spectrum of advanced technologies and radically new solutions relevant to development of computer systems and aims to foster communication among scientists and engineers to achieve this.


MICRO 2009 (Call for Participation)

Title:42nd Annual IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO 2009)
Submission Deadline:2009-12-12
Dates:December, 12-16 2009
Location:New York, NY, USA
Call for Participation MICRO 2009 We would like to welcome you to participate in: The 42nd Annual IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO 2009)in New York, NY, USA during December 12-16, 2009. The International Symposium on Microarchitecture is the premier forum for presenting, discussing, and debating innovative microarchitecture ideas and techniques for advanced computing and communication systems. A summary of the program can be found at: Early Registration Deadline: November 13, 2009 Hotel Discount Available Until: November 20, 2009 Student Travel Grant Application Deadline: November, 23, 2009


TaPP 2010

Title:2nd Workshop on the Theory and Practice of Provenance (TaPP '10)
Submission Deadline:2009-12-14
Dates:February 22, 2010
Location:San Jose, CA, USA
Provenance, or meta-information about computations, computer systems, database queries, scientific workflows, and so on, is emerging as a central issue in a number of disciplines. The TaPP workshop series builds upon a set of workshops on Principles of Provenance organized in 2007–2009, which helped raise the profile of this area within diverse research communities, such as databases, security, and programming languages. We hope to attract serious cross-disciplinary, foundational, and highly speculative research and to facilitate needed interaction with the broader systems community and with industry.


MSST2010: Research Track

Title:The 26th IEEE Symposium on Massive Storage Systems and Technologies: Research Track
Submission Deadline:2010-01-22
Dates:May 6-7, 2010
Location:Lake Tahoe, NV, USA
The 26th IEEE Conference on Mass Storage Systems and Technologies (MSST2010) will be held at Lake Tahoe, Nevada, May 3-7, 2010. This year's conference will include a two-day research track May 6-7 of peer-reviewed papers on the design, implementation, and analysis of storage systems. As with prior MSST conferences, this conference will be a top-quality venue for presenting the latest research and development in storage systems and meeting with colleagues from industry, academia, and government. We encourage the submission of research papers on all areas of the implementation, design, and analysis of file and storage systems.

VEE 2010

Title:International Conference on Virtual Execution Environments (VEE'10)
Submission Deadline:2010-11-09
Dates:March 17th-19th, 2010
Location:Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Virtualization, broadly speaking, is a recognition of the adage that any problem in computer science can be solved through the introduction of an additional layer of indirection. The technique is applied to modern systems at many interfaces, including hardware, OS system calls, and language runtimes. While these approaches differ in implementation, they provide similar benefits and must tackle related challenges. VEE'10 brings together researchers across the many applications of virtualization in today's systems. We invite original papers on topics relating to virtualization -- especially those that will have broad appeal across these approaches.


Title:Panel on Building Systems Declaratively at NetDB 2009 (co-located with SOSP)
NetDB 2009 (co-located with SOSP) will hold a panel discussion on using 
declarative languages to implement complex systems and networking protocols. 
The panel will be held in the afternoon of October 14th (SOSP's last session 
ends at noon). The panel members are:  Fred Baker (Cisco), Joe Hellerstein 
(UC Berkeley), Eddie Kohler (UCLA), Arvind Krishnamurthy (University of 
Washington), Petros Maniatis (Intel Research Berkeley), Timothy Roscoe (ETH 

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