Nov 19, 2015 MOC Annual Workshop Hosted by the Hariri Institute for Computing

Thursday, November 19, 2015
8:00 am – 5:30 pm

Photonics Center Colloquium Room, 9th floor
8 St Mary’s Street, Boston, MA


8:00 Breakfast
8:30 Welcome, Gloria Waters, Boston University
MOC Vision, Orran Krieger, Boston University
Experiences Turning Vision into Reality, Piyanai Saowarattitada, Boston University
9:00 Micro-talks I: Year One Development

  • Our First Production Environment, Jonathan Proulx, MIT/CSAIL and Piyanai Saowarattitada, Boston University
  • Mix & Match Federation for OpenStack, George Silvis III, Boston University
  • Hardware as a Service, Jason Hennessey, Boston University
  • Enabling Big Data on the MOC, Ata Turk, Boston University
  • Operating the MOC Infrastructure, Rajiv Shridhar, Northeastern University
  • Seeing Through Public Clouds, Ayse Coskun, Boston University
10:00 Break
10:30 Micro-talks II: What’s in the Works? (Part 1)

  • Using New Hardware in Spark, Matei Zaharia, MIT
  • Dataverse, Mercè Crosas, Harvard University
  • A Big Data Platform for the MOC, Dave Cohen, Intel
  • Storage for an Open Cloud Exchange, Peter Desnoyers, Northeastern University
  • Towards a Marketplace for Networking, Rodrigo Fonseca, Brown University
  • SESA and the MOC, Jonathan Appavoo, Boston University
  • Using HaaS for Systems Research, Dan Schatzberg, Boston University
11:40 Lunch and Demos/Exhibits in the Atrium
1:10 Keynote: Envisioning the Future of the MOC, Azer Bestavros, Boston University
1:40 Micro-talks II: What’s in the Works? (Part 2)

  • UMass and MOC Collaboration Opportunities, Keith Moran, University of Massachusetts
  • Security Research on the MOC, Mayank Varia, Boston University
  • HaaS for Security Sensitive Applications, Nabil Schear, MIT Lincoln Labs
  • Analytics-Based Security Service for the MOC, Alina Oprea, RSA
  • High-performance Computing and Big-Data Convergence, Chris Hill, MIT
  • Rapid On-demand HPC Deployment, Evan Weinberg, Boston University
  • Air Force Vision for an Open M&S Capability, David Perme, Wingbrace, US Air Force
2:50 Break
3:20 Keynote: A View from the Commonwealth, Pat Larkin, Mass Tech Collaborative
3:40 MOC Core Partner Presentations
Brocade, Cisco, Intel, Lenovo, Red Hat, Two Sigma, US Air Force
5:00 Workshop Closing: Orran Krieger, Boston University
5:15 Reception, Networking, and Demos/Exhibits in the Atrium