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1st Workshop on Large-Scale Computing (LASCO'08)

June 23rd 2008 Boston, MA, USA

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Sponsored by USENIX

Co-located 2008 USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX’08), which will take place June 22-27, 2008

LASCO'08 Web site on the USENIX site

Registration now open!

Program now online!

Workshop Overview

With the increasing interest devoted to grid computing and large clusters, large-scale computing is becoming once more a key topic in the system arena. Actually, current technology and needs are pushing the concept of large-scaling much further than ever before and new solutions need to be researched and applied.

The objective of the workshop is to gather people working on large-scale computing. For this reason, we will organize it with a mixture of invited speakers that are leaders (or key participants) of significant projects in the area, traditional research papers, and larger attendant participation (more time for discussion).

We seek high-quality submissions that further the knowledge and understanding of large-scale computing, with an emphasis on implementations and experimental results. Specific topics of interest (ordered alphabetically) include but are not limited to:
  • Application execution management
  • Application-system interface
  • Ease of use
  • File and storage systems
  • Grid operating systems
  • Heterogeneity Industrial use cases
  • Networking and network services
  • Peer to peer management
  • Reliability, availability, and scalability
  • Security, privacy, and trust
  • System and network management and troubleshooting
  • Virtualization

 

Important Dates

Paper submissions due: April 15th, 2008, 11:59 p.m. PDT

Notification to authors: May 5th, 2008

Final papers due: June 2nd, 2008

 

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