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AGENDA: HPTS October 8-11, 2017

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Time Activity Location
3:00pm - 6:00pm HPTS Registration begins Hearst Social Hall
6:00pm - 7:00pm Dinner Crocker Dining Hall
7:00pm - 9:30pm Beer, Wine, and Visiting Chapel
9:00pm - Midnight Night Owls' Whiskey, Wine, and Beer Director's Cottage

* Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are held in Crocker Dining Hall. All talks are in the Chapel. All Night Owl's events are in the Director's Cottage.


Monday, October 9, 2017

Time Activity/Subject
7:00am - 8:15am Breakfast
8:15am - 8:30am

Opening Remarks - Adrian Cockcroft (AWS) and Shel Finkelstein (UC Santa Cruz)

8:30am - 10:15am Keeping it Simple Chair: Chair: Adrian Cockcroft (AWS)

Keynote: Mind Your State for Your State of Mind - Pat Helland (Salesforce)

Breaking the cycle of complexity - Danica Porobic (Oracle)

Large-scale systems are a commodity: Stop building infrastructure - Evan Jones (Bluecore)

10:15am - 10:45am Break and Snacks
10:45am - 12:15pm New Directions Chair: David Cheriton (Stanford University)

Graph querying - Alastair Green (Neo Technology)

Blockchain and Databases - C Mohan (IBM)

Computational Databases - Linnea Passings (Technical University of Munich)

12:15pm - 1:45pm Lunch and Break
1:45pm - 3:15pm Workloads and Benchmarking Chair: Allison Holloway (Oracle)

NDBench: Benchmarking Microservices at Scale - Ioannis Papapanagiotou (Netflix)

CockroachDB: From OLTP to HTAP - Arjun Narayan (Cockroach Labs)

Workload Diversity with RocksDB - Siying Dong (Facebook)

Does the TPC still have relevance? - Reza Taheri (VMWare)

3:15pm - 3:45pm Break and Snacks
3:45pm - 5:15pm CAP Theorem Chair: Caitie McCaffrey (TBA)

FaunaDB: Global Consistency at High Throughput - Evan Weaver (Fauna)

Lessons from building & operating a planet-scale database service - Dharma Shukla (Microsoft)

Just-Right Consistency - Christopher Meiklejohn (Universite Catholique de Louvain)

5:15pm - 6:00pm Poster Session Discussions or Break (Walking on the Beach ...)

To provide a focal point for discussions, bring or make a poster on some subject of interest, put it up in the Chapel, stand near it and see who drops by for a chat.

6:00pm - 7:00pm Dinner
7:00pm - 9:00pm Gong Show Presentations Chair: Joy Arulraj (CMU)

As many short (max 5 minute) presentations as we can squeeze into a couple of hours while drinking. Email hpts2017@gmail.com if you'd like to speak in the gong show.

9:00pm - Midnight Night Owls' Whiskey, Wine, and Beer

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

7:00am - 8:30am Breakfast
8:30am - 10:00am Verification of Systems Chair: Kyle Kingsbury (Jepsen)

Jepsen VIII - Kyle Kingsbury (Jepsen)

Fault Tolerance - Peter Alvaro (UC Santa Cruz)

How to grow a protocol - Kamala Ramasubramanian (UC Santa Cruz)

10:00am - 10:30am Break and Snacks
10:30am - 12:00pm Antifragile Exercises Chair: Adrian Cockcroft (AWS)

Chaos Engineering - Casey Rosenthal (Netflix)

Towards Self-Healing Distributed Storage Systems - Asha Karim (UC Santa Cruz)

Breaking Things on Purpose - Kolton Andrus (Gremlin Inc)

12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch and Break
1:30pm - 3:00pm Data Management Chair: Mark Little (Red Hat)

Challenges for Query Optimization in a Multi-Tenant World - Pat Selinger (Salesforce)

Database Elasticity for Real Workloads - Rebecca Taft (MIT)

Pipe[r] Dreams: Making NoSQL Great Again - Kathryn Dahlgren (UC Santa Cruz)

3:00pm - 3:30pm Break and Snacks
3:30pm - 5:00pm Analytics Chair: Fatma Ozcan (IBM)

MacroBase: Prioritizing Attention in Fast Data - Firas Abuzaid (Stanford University)

Wildfire: Fast HTAP on a loosely-coupled system - Vijayshankar Raman (IBM)

Amazon Aurora & Redshift Spectrum: Design Considerations for Cloud-Native Data Management - Anurag Gupta (AWS)

5:00pm - 6:00pm Poster Session Discussions or Break (Walking on the Beach ...)

To provide a focal point for discussions, bring or make a poster on some subject of interest, put it up in the Chapel, stand near it and see who drops by for a chat.

6:00pm - 7:00pm Dinner
7:00pm - 7:30pm Beer and Wine in the Chapel
7:30pm - 8:30pm Retrospective Memories - Chair: Shel Finkelstein
7:30pm - 8:00pm Honoring Ed Lassettre - Dieter Gawick (Oracle) et al
8:00pm - 8:30pm Jim Gray - Ten Years On - Pat Helland (Salesforce) et al
8:30pm - 9:00pm Entertainment - Pat Helland
9:00pm - Midnight Night Owls' Whiskey, Wine, and Beer


Wednesday, October 11, 2017

7:00am - 8:30am Breakfast
8:30am - 10:00am Novel Memory Architectures Chair: Adrian Cockcroft (AWS)

Hardware-driven Undo+Redo Logging - Jishen Zhao (UC Santa Cruz)

Main Memory Databases - Andreas Kipf (Technical University of Munich)

Disaggregated Operating System - Yiying Zhang (Purdue University)

OLTP on Non-Volatile Memory - Joy Arulraj (CMU)

10:00am - 10:30am Break and Snacks
10:30am - 12:00pm Hardware, co-processing, and other heresies Chair: Anastasia Ailamaki (EPFL)

Open Channel SSDs - Philippe Bonnet (IT University of Copenhagen)

MPPDB meets GPU - Laura Yu Chen (Huawei)

The Song of Hardware and Databases - Pinar Tozun (IBM)

A Fast Data Plane for Data Intensive Applications - Shoumik Palkar (Stanford University)

12:00pm - 12:05pm Closing Remarks, Adrian Cockcroft (AWS)
12:10pm - 1:00pm Lunch and Goodbye