NSDI 2021

Facebook is proud to be a Gold sponsor of the 18th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI) 2021. NSDI is taking place virtually from April 12 to 14. Facebook Networking researchers and 2019 Networking Systems RFP winners will be presenting their research in oral presentations throughout the event at the days and times indicated below.

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Interested in learning more about the work we are doing in the Networking space? Curious what our hiring process is like? Come chat with us! Facebook recruiters and researchers will be available at our Sponsor Slack channel and for virtual “booth” sessions via Zoom during the following times:

  • Monday, April 12 from 1:00 to 1:45pm EST
  • Tuesday, April 13 from 1:00 to 1:30pm EST

Register for the conference here to gain access.

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Facebook research at NSDI 2021

Facebook affiliated authors are in bold.

Monday, April 12

Session: Data Center Networking and SDNs

10:15 am – 11:45 am

  • Running BGP in data centers at scale
    Anubhavnidhi Abhashkumar, Kausik Subramanian, Alexey Andreyev, Hyojeong Kim, Nanda Kishore Salem, Jingyi Yang, Petr Lapukhov, Aditya Akella, James Zeng

Session: Network Management

1:45 pm – 3:00 pm

Other activities

Wednesday, April 14

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

  • N2Women Mentorship and Networking Panel: “How to combat gender bias and take advantage of positive effects of gender diversity in the workplace” (sponsored by Facebook and USENIX)

Career growth tips for PhD candidates

Read our interview with Facebook Software Engineering Manager Hyojeong Kim. Kim shared her academic background, her journey at Facebook so far, and her recent projects on the Networking team.

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New research award opportunity

Facebook is one of the biggest internet content providers in the world. Every day, billions of people connect with each other through Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger, and many other Facebook products. Facebook’s success is built upon the internet and web services, which already has been one of the most critical infrastructures in the modern world.

To foster further innovation in internet and web services, and to deepen our collaboration with academia, Facebook is pleased to invite faculty to respond to the 2021 Networking request for proposals: Internet and web services.

View RFP

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