The Remarkable Utility of Dataflow Computing

Dataflow graph

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 systems programmers 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

ChinaSys Rising Star Award and Doctoral Dissertation Award 2019

As a SIGOPS Professional chapter, SIGOPS China (namely ChinaSys) is a community for researchers and practitioners on computer systems in China. ChinaSys has been running a workshop twice a year since 2011, and the latest 17th workshop was held in Zhuhai, Guangdong province on December 20th-21st . Over 180 attendees from academia and industry participated … Read more ChinaSys Rising Star Award and Doctoral Dissertation Award 2019