OSDI 2020

OSDI 2020 will take place virtually from November 4 to 6. Facebook Core Systems and Core Data researchers will be presenting their research in oral presentations throughout the event at the days and times indicated below.

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Facebook research at OSDI 2020

Facebook affiliated authors are in bold. Papers will be made available online starting November 4.

Wednesday, November 4

Session: Consistency

1:30 – 3:00 p.m. PST

Thursday, November 5

Session: Consensus

9:00 – 10:30 a.m. PST

  • Virtual consensus in Delos (Best Paper Award)
    Mahesh Balakrishnan, Jason Flinn, Chen Shen, Mihir Dharamshi, Xiao Shi, Santosh Kumar Ghosh, Ahmed Jafri, Hazem Hassan, Aaryaman Sagar, Rhed Shi, Jingming Liu, Filip Gruszczynski, Huy Hoang, Ahmed Yossef, Francois Richard, and Yee Jiun Song

Session: Bugs

11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. PST

  • Testing configuration changes in context to prevent production failures (Facebook-sponsored work)

    Xudong Sun, Runxiang Cheng, Jianyan Chen, Elaine Ang, Owolabi Legunsen, and Tianyin Xu (Facebook Visiting Scientist; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Session: Scheduling

1:15 – 2:45 p.m. PST

  • The CacheLib caching engine: Design and experiences at scale

    Benjamin Berg, Daniel S. Berger, Sara McAllister, Isaac Grosof, Sathya Gunasekar, Jimmy Lu, Michael Uhlar, and Jim Carrig, Nathan Beckmann, Mor Harchol-Balter, and Gregory R. Ganger
  • Twine: A unified cluster management system for shared infrastructure
    Chunqiang Tang, Kenny Yu, Kaushik Veeraraghavan, Jonathan Kaldor, Jonathan Kaldor, Scott Michelson, Thawan Kooburat, Aravind Anbudurai, Matt Clark, Kabir Gogia, Long Cheng, Ben Christensen, Alex Gartrell, Maxim Khutornenko, Sachin Kulkarni, Marcin Pawlowski, Tuomas Pelkonen, Andre Rodrigues, Rounak Tibrewal, Vaishnavi Venkatesan, and Peter Zhang

Curious about Core Systems research at Facebook and how it compares to academia? Read our interview with Facebook Software Engineer Jason Flinn, former professor at the University of Michigan.

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