March 2020

  1. Paper accepted to the 50th Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN) conference. This is work on analyzing computer system usage and failure data from the largest repo of its kind that we stood up. Joint work with University of Illinois, ITaP at Purdue, Blue Waters team at Illinois. Congratulations to Rakesh and Ashraf (Purdue) and Saurabh Jha (Illinois) for leading the charge on the paper.
    • Rakesh Kumar (Microsoft), Saurabh Jha (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Ashraf Mahgoub (Purdue University), Rajesh Kalyanam (Purdue University), Stephen L Harrell (Purdue University), Xiaohui Carol Song (Purdue University), Zbigniew Kalbarczyk (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), William T Kramer (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Ravishankar K. Iyer (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), and Saurabh Bagchi (Purdue University), “The Mystery of the Failing Jobs: Insights from Operational Data from Two University-Wide Computing Systems,” To appear at the 50th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN) , pp. 1–13, 2020. (Acceptance rate: 48/291 = 16.5%) [ Paper (PDF) ]