Conference Program

Thursday, March 17, 2016
18:00 – 19:00 Poster Reception
The list of accepted posters is available.

Friday, March 18, 2016
8:30 – 9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 9:10 Opening Remarks
9:10 – 10:40 Technical Session 1 (Chair: Colin Dixon, Brocade) 

  • O3FA: A Scalable Finite Automata-based Pattern-Matching Engine for Out-of-Order Deep Packet Inspection (paper)
    Xiaodong Yu, Wu-chun Feng, and Danfeng (Daphne) Yao (Virginia Tech); Michela Becchi (University of Missouri)
  • Many-Field Packet Classification for Software-Defined Networking Switches (paper)
    Cheng-Liang Hsieh and Ning Weng (Southern Illinois University)
  • HyPaFilter: A Versatile Hybrid FPGA Packet Filter (paper)
    Andreas Fiessler (genua mbH); Sven Hager and Björn Scheuermann (Humboldt University of Berlin); Andrew W. Moore (University of Cambridge)
10:40 – 11:10 Networking Break with Refreshments
11:10 – 12:30 Technical Session 2 (Chair: Gordon Brebner, Xilinx Labs)

  • Memory-Efficient String Matching for Intrusion Detection Systems using a High-Precision Pattern Grouping Algorithm (paper)
    Shervin Vakili and J.M. Pierre Langlois (Polytechnique Montréal); Bochra Boughzala (Ericsson Canada,); Yvon Savaria (Polytechnique Montréal)
  • High Throughput Forwarding for ICN with Descriptors and Locators (paper)
    Michele Papalini, Koorosh Khazaei, Antonio Carzaniga, and Daniele Rogora (Università della Svizzera italiana (USI))
  • PFPSim: A Programmable Forwarding Plane Simulator (paper)
    Samar Abdi, Umair Aftab, and Gordon Bailey (Concordia University); Bochra Boughzala (Ericsson Research); Faras Dewal, Shafigh Parsazad, and Eric Tremblay (Concordia University)
12:30 – 14:00 Boxed Lunch
14:00 – 15:40 Technical Session 3 (Chair: Laurent Mathy, University of Liege)
  • A Study of Speed Mismatches Between Communicating Virtual Machines (paper)
    Luigi Rizzo, Stefano Garzarella, Giuseppe Lettieri, and Vincenzo Maffione (Università di Pisa)
  • BASEL (Buffer mAnagement SpEcification Language) (paper)
    Kirill Kogan (IMDEA Networks Institute); Danushka Menikkumbura (Purdue University); Gustavo Petri (Université Paris Diderot); YoungTae Noh (Inha University); Sergey Nikolenko (Steklov Mathematical Institute); Patrick Eugster (Purdue University and TU Darmstadt)
  • Is memory disaggregation feasible?: A case study with Spark SQL (paper)
    Pramod Biligiri and George Porter (UC San Diego)
  • Stick to The Script: Monitoring The Policy Compliance of SDN Data Plane (paper)
    Peng Zhang, Hao Li, Chengchen Hu, Liujia Hu, and Lei Xiong (Xi'an Jiaotong University)
15:40 – 16:10 Networking Break with Refreshments
16:10 – 17:10 Technical Session 4 (Chair: Patrick Crowley, Washington University)

  • Links as a Service (LaaS): Guaranteed Tenant Isolation in the Shared Cloud (paper)
    Eitan Zahavi (Technion, Mellanox); Alexander Shpiner (Mellanox); Ori Rottenstreich (Princeton); Avinoam Kolodny (Technion); Isaac Keslassy (Technion, VMWare)
  • Optimizing VM Live Migration Strategy Based on Migration Time Cost Modeling (paper)
    Ziyu Li and Gang Wu (Shanghai Jiaotong University)