Home

Organizers

When / Where

This [half-day] tutorial will be held on the afternoon of Sunday, June 21st at ISCA 2009 in Austin, TX. The complete workshop and tutorial schedule for ISCA 2009 can be found here.

Abstract

We are now in an era of computing where, beyond performance, metrics like power, reliability, availability, manageability, and costs are also becoming key design constraints. Of these, manageability is emerging to be one of the biggest challenges for future systems, particularly for enterprise systems. Correspondingly, systems and platforms architectures (hardware, virtualization, and operating systems), have to be designed with manageability in mind. However, there has been relatively very little published work in the research community on *platforms support* for manageability. In this tutorial, we seek to increase the visibility to this important area. Specifically, we provide a definition of the problem and discuss manageability tasks and solutions at different levels of the solution stack. We provide an overview of the state-of-the-art with specific case studies of current commercially-available systems and discuss industry standards defining manageability for future systems. We conclude with an overview of research directions and emerging trends, and an industry/end-user panel highlighting different perspectives on challenges and opportunities in the future.

Topics

Session 1: Introducing the “manageability wall”
  • Motivation
  • Basic definition and taxonomy frameworks
  • Landscape of state-of-the-art
Session 2: Overview of state-of-the-art
  • Platforms management – overview and examples
  • Virtualization management – overview and examples
  • Application and services management – overview and examples
Session 3: Industry standards and emerging directions
  • DMTF introduction and WBEM/CIM overview
  • SMASH/DASH deep dive
  • PMCI/SMI discussion
Session 4: Academic research and emerging directions
  • Monitoring and diagnostics
  • Provisioning and scheduling
  • Closed-loop and autonomic computing
Session 5: Panel on "Challenges and opportunities – industry/end-user perspectives"
  • Ricardo Bianchini (Rutgers University)
  • Michal Ostrowski (VMware)
  • Dwight Barron (Hewlett-Packard)
  • Taliver Heath (Google)

Schedule and Slides

 Time Topic SpeakerSlides
 1:30 - 1:55 Introducing the "manageability wall"
 Parthasarathy Ranganathanpdf
 1:55 - 2:40
 Specific management solutions
 Matteo Monchiero
pdf
 2:40 - 3:30
 Industry standards and research
 Vanish Talwar
pdf
 3:30 - 4:00
 Coffee break
  
 4:00 - 6:00
 Future challenges experts' panel
  
   Ricardo Bianchini
pdf
   Taliver Heath
pdf
   Dwight Barronpdf
   Michal Ostrowskipdf


Ċ
matteo monchiero,
Jun 26, 2009, 11:30 AM
Ċ
matteo monchiero,
Jun 26, 2009, 11:27 AM
Ċ
matteo monchiero,
Jun 26, 2009, 11:27 AM
Ċ
matteo monchiero,
Jun 26, 2009, 11:26 AM
Ċ
matteo monchiero,
Jun 26, 2009, 11:27 AM
Ċ
matteo.pdf
(1487k)
matteo monchiero,
Jun 26, 2009, 10:55 AM
Ċ
vanish.pdf
(1266k)
matteo monchiero,
Jun 26, 2009, 10:55 AM
Comments