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Submissions due

Aug 15

Notification of Acceptance Aug 29

Camera Ready

Sept. 5

LADIS 2008

Sept. 15-17

Presentations & Related Material
Monday, September 15
Gennaro Cuomo, IBM Fellow, VP, WebSphere CTO

eBay's Scalability Odyssey: Growing and Evolving a Large eCommerce Site.  Franco Travostino and Randy Shoup, eBay Inc.

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Smoke and Mirrors: Shadowing Files at a Geographically Remote Location Without Loss of Performance. Hakim Weatherspoon, LakshmiGanesh, Tudor Marian, Mahesh Balakrishnan, and Ken Birman, Cornell
A Novel Data Placement Model for Highly Available Storage Systems. VenugoplanRamasubramanian, MSR

A Simple Totally Ordered Broadcast System. Benjamin Reed, Flavio P. Junqueira, Yahoo! Research


Paxos for System Builders: An Overview. Yair Amir, and Jonathan Kirsch, Johns Hopkins


Towards Distributed Software Transactional Memory Systems. Paolo Romano, Nuno Carvalho, INESC-ID/IST; Luis Rodrigues, U of Lisboa


Distributed Slicing. Anne-Marie Kermarec, INRIA


Experience with Gossip-Based Monitoring for Datacenter Management. Robbert van Renesse, Cornell


Decentralized Real-Time Monitoring of Network-Wide Aggregates. Rolf Stadler, KTH

Defining Weakly Consistent Byzantine Fault-Tolerant Services. Petr Kuznetsov, Rodrigo Rodrigues, Atul Singh, Petros Maniatis, Intel Research Berkeley; Pedro Fonseca, MPI-SWS
Low-latency Access to Robust Amnesic Storage.  Dan Dobre, Matthias Majuntke, and Neeraj Suri, TUD
Tuesday, September 16
James Hamilton, Microsoft Research, Data Center Futures Team

BFT: the Time is Now. Allen Clement, Mirco Marchetti, Edmund Wong, Lorenzo, Alvisi, Mike Dahlin, UT Austin


Reducing the Costs of Large-Scale BFT Replication. Marco Serafini, and Neeraj Suri, TUD


The Next 700 BFT Protocols. Rachid Guerraoui, EPFL, Vivien Quema, CNRS, Marko Vukolic, EPFL

Interest-Based Peer Clustering for Scalable Overlay-Based Multicast: SpiderCast and Gravity. Gregory Chockler, IBM Research; Sarunas Girdijauskas, EPFL; Roie Melamed, IBM Research; Yoav Tock, IBM Research; Roman Vitenberg, U of Oslo
Scalable Time-Critical Event Notification for Data Centers. Joe Hoffert, Douglas Schmidt, Vanderbilt; Mahesh Balakrishnan, Ken Birman, Cornell
Decentralized Approaches to Performance/Resource Optimization. Mike Spreitzer, IBM Research
Efficient On-Demand Operations in Dynamic Distributed Infrastructures. Steven Y. Ko, and Indranil Gupta, UIUC
Configuration-Space Performance Anomaly Depiction. Christopher Stewart, Kai Shen, Rochester; Arun Iyengar, Jian Yin, IBM
Wednesday, September 17
Write Markers for Probabilistic Quorum Systems. Michael G. Merideth, CMU, Michael K. Reiter, UNC
Building distributed applications using Sinfonia. Marcos Aguilera, MSR
Content-Based Networking: Ideas for Scalable Content-Based Publish/Subscribe Communication (Some Old, Some New). Antonio Carzaniga, U of Lugano
Dr. Multicast: Rx for Datacenter Communication Scalability. Ymir Vigfusson, Hussam Abu-Libdeh, Mahesh Balakrishnan, Ken Birman, Cornell, Yoav Tock, IBM Research
Heterogeneous Gossiping. Davide Frey, INRIA, Rachid Guerraoui, EPFL, Anne-Marie Kermarrec, INRIA, Maxime Monod, EPFL, Vivien Quema, CNRS
NIST Special Publication on "Secure Web Services" -