Systems Papers

By Micah Lerner

I have a newsletter where I write about papers from the worlds of distributed systems, operating systems, and computer security (among other technical topics!) Previous issues available on www.micahlerner.com

I have a newsletter where I write about papers from the worlds of distributed systems, operating systems, and computer security (among other technical topics!)

Previous issues available on www.micahlerner.com

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Systems Papers - Faster and Cheaper Serverless Computing on Harvested Resources

This week’s paper review, Faster and Cheaper Serverless Computing on Harvested Resources, evaluates running serverless workloads on dynamically resizing virtual machines, called Harvest VMs. Harvest VMs are able to shrink and expand to use unclaimed resources…

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Log-structured protocols in Delos

Hello new and old subscribers!This week’s paper review, Log-structured Protocols in Delos discusses a critical component of Facebook’s system for storing control plane data, like scheduler metadata and configuration - according to the authors, Delos is replac…

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The Demikernel Datapath OS Architecture for Microsecond-scale Datacenter Systems

Hello new and old subscribers!This week's paper review is The Demikernel Datapath OS Architecture for Microsecond-scale Datacenter Systems. It is one in a series we will be reading from SOSP.Demikernel is an operating systems architecture designed for an age …

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Rudra: Finding Memory Safety Bugs in Rust at the Ecosystem Scale

Hello new and old subscribers!This week's paper is Rudra: Finding Memory Safety Bugs in Rust at the Ecosystem Scale. Rudra is a system for finding memory safety bugs in code written with the Rust programming language. While the language is well known for its …

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RAMP-TAO: Layering atomic transactions on Facebook’s online graph store

Hello new and old subscribers,