Impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on SIGOPS activities

Updated: April 29, 2020 Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, several SIGOPS sponsored events are making changes. ASPLOS 2020 – the physical conference is canceled. EuroSys 2020 – the physical conference is canceled. VEE 2020 – the physical conference is canceled. SIGOPS Summer School (SATIS) 2020 – canceled. Systor 2020 – the conference is postponed … Read more Impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on SIGOPS activities

The Remarkable Utility of Dataflow Computing

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We build computer systems around abstractions. The right abstractions are timeless and versatile, meaning they apply in many different settings. Such abstractions make developers’ lives easier, and allow system developers and researchers to optimize performance “below the hood”, by changing systems without breaking the abstractions. In this post, I will argue that the abstraction of … Read more The Remarkable Utility of Dataflow Computing