WISP 99 Program

Second Workshop on Internet Server Performance
in conjunction with ACM SIGMETRICS 99/FCRC
Atlanta, GA, May 1st, 1999

Session 1: Caching (1-2pm)

  • Evaluating Content Management Techniques for Web Proxy Caches
    Martin Arlitt, Ludmilla Cherkasova, John Dilley, Rich Friedrich, and Tai Jin
    Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
  • File Popularity Characterization
    Chris Roadknight, Ian Marshall and Deborah Vearer
    British Telecom Research Laboratories
  • High-Capacity Internet Middleware: Internet Cache System Architectural Overview
    Gary Tomlinson, Drew Major and Ron Lee
    Novell Advanced Development Group
  • Session 2: Resource Management (2-3pm)

  • Load Distribution among Replicated Web Servers: A QoS-based Approach
    Marco Conti, Enrico Gregori and Fabio Panzieri
    Instituto CNUCE and Universita di Bologna
  • Tune to Lambda Patching
    Carsten Griwodz, Michael Liepert, Michael Zink and Ralf Steinmetz
    Darmstadt University of Technology and GMD IPSI
  • Resource Management Policies for E-Commerce Servers
    Daniel Manasce, Vigilio Almeida, Rodrigo Fonseca, and Marco A. Mendes
    George Mason University and University Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Break (3-3:30pm)

    Session 3: Performance (3:30-4:15pm)

  • A Decision Support System for Tuning Web Servers in Distributed Object Oriented Network Architectures
    Rob van der Mei, Willa Ehlich, Paul Reeser, John Francisco
    AT&T Labs and AT&T Operations Center
  • Application Performance Pitfalls and TCP's Nagle Algorithm
    Greg Minshall, Yasushi Saito, Jeffrey C. Mogul and Ben Verghese
    Siara Systems, University of Washington, and Compaq WRL
  • PANEL: TBD (4:30-5:30pm)