Technical Program

Connectivity instructions

Performance 2020 have been streamed through Webex Meetings and are available on the conference YouTube Channel. The discussions have been supported, also offline, by Slack and are available through the Slack channel.

Monday, 2, 2020

8.00 NYC, 14.00 Milan

Performance 2020 Opening

Welcome from the chairs & Best papers award announcement

Session 1: Caching

Session chair: Siddhartha Banerjee

  • Guocong Quan, Atilla Eryilmaz, Jian Tan, Ness Shroff. Prefetching and Caching for Minimizing Service Costs: Optimal and Approximation Strategies
  • Yuezhou Liu, Yuanyuan Li, Qian Ma, Stratis Ioannidis and Edmund Yeh. Fair Caching Networks
  • Nitish Kumar Panigrahy, Philippe Nain, Giovanni Neglia and Don Towsley. A New Upper Bound on Cache Hit Probability for Non-anticipative Caching Policies (short paper)

10.00 NYC, 16.00 Milan


Parallel sessions


Tuesday, 3, 2020

8.00 NYC, 14.00 Milan

Session 2: Load Balancing & Scheduling 1

Session chair: Nidhi Hegde 

Keynote 1 – Enterprise Data Trends for Hybrid Multi-clouds

Dr. Naresh M. Patel, Vice President and Chief Architect at NetApp Inc, Sunnyvale, CA, USA.

10.00 NYC, 16.00 Milan

Session 3: Network Economics

Session chair: Lei Ying

  • Fehmina Malik, Manjesh Kumar Hanawal, Yezekael Hayel and Jayakrishnan Nair. Revenue sharing on the Internet: A Case for Going Soft on Neutrality Regulations
  • Niloofar Bayat, Richard T. B. Ma, Vishal Misra and Dan Rubenstein. Zero-Rating and Net Neutrality: Big Winners and Small Losers
  • Lianjie Shi, Xin Wang and Richard T. B. Ma. On Multi-Resource Procurement in Internet Access Markets: Optimal Strategies and Market Equilibrium
  • Du Su and Yi Lu Infer. User Preferences from Aggregate Measurements: A Novel Message Passing Algorithm for Privacy Attack

12.00 NYC, 18.00 Milan

Session 4: Load Balancing & Scheduling 2

Session chair: Weina Wang

  • Ziv Scully, Isaac Grosof and Mor Harchol-Balter. Optimal Multiserver Scheduling with Unknown Job Sizes in Heavy Traffic
  • Xingyu Zhou, Ness Shroff and Adam Wierman. Asymptotically Optimal Load Balancing in Large-scale Heterogeneous Systems with Multiple Dispatchers
  • Nitish Kumar Panigrahy, Prithwish Basu, Don Towsley, Ananthram Swami and Kin K. Leung. On the Analysis of Spatially Constrained Power of Two Choice Policies (short paper)

Wednesday, 4, 2020

8.00 NYC, 14.00 Milan

Session 5: Applications and Systems 1

Session chair: Giovanni Neglia

10.00 NYC, 16.00 Milan

Session 6: Resource Allocation

Session chair: Riccardo Lancellotti

  • Wenkai Dai, Klaus-Tycho Foerster, David Fuchssteiner and Stefan Schmid. Load-Optimization in Reconfigurable Networks:Algorithms and Complexity of Flow Routing
  • Marcin Bienkowski, David Fuchssteiner, Jan Marcinkowski and Stefan Schmid. Online Dynamic B-Matching with Applications to Reconfigurable Datacenter Networks

12.00 NYC, 18.00 Milan

Session 7: Switches 1

Session chair: Kin Leung

  • Gayane Vardoyan, Philippe Nain, Saikat Guha and Don Towsley. On the Exact Analysis of a Quantum Switch
  • Gayane Vardoyan, Philippe Nain, Saikat Guha and Don Towsley. On the Capacity Region of Bipartite and Tripartite Entanglement Switching (short paper)
  • Jingfan Meng, Long Gong and Jun Xu. Sliding-Window QPS (SW-QPS):  A Perfect Parallel Iterative Switching Algorithm for Input-Queued Switches (short paper)

Thursday, 5, 2020

8.00 NYC, 14.00 Milan

Session 8: Switches 2

Session chair: Peter Harrison

  • Yingdong Lu, Mark Squillante and Tonghoon Suk. Optimal Control in Fluid Models of nxn Input-Queued Switches under Linear Fluid-Flow Costs
  • Yu Huang and Longbo Huang. Heavy Traffic Analysis of Approximate Max-Weight Matching Algorithms for Input-Queued Switches

Keynote 2 – Scheduling Impatient Customers in a Multiclass Many Server Queue

Prof. Amy R. Ward, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, IL, USA.

10.00 NYC, 16.00 Milan

Session 9: Stochastic Models

Session chair: Cathy Xia

12.00 NYC, 18.00 Milan

Session 10: Applications and Systems 2

Session chair: William Knottenbelt

  • Behnam Pourghassemi, Ardalan Amiri Sani and Aparna Chandramowlishwaran. Only Relative Speed Matters: Virtual Causal Profiling (short paper)
  • Guin Gilman, Samuel S. Ogden, Tian Guo and Robert J. Walls. Demystifying the Placement Policies of the GPU Thread Block Scheduler for Concurrent Kernels (short paper)
  • Mohammad Hoque, Ashwin Rao and Sasu Tarkoma. Network and Application Performance MeasurementChallenges on Android Devices (short paper)

Friday, 6, 2020

8.00 NYC, 14.00 Milan


Parallel sessions

11.00 NYC, 17.00 Milan

Session 11 – Meet the Star Event

PhD students can discuss their PhD work with the keynote speakers, Dr. Naresh Patel, Prof. Amy Ward, and Prof. Mor Harchol-Batler and Prof. Don Towsley

12.30 NYC, 18.30 Milan