When to Prototype? When to Simulate?

In this blog article we touch the subject of architectural evaluation methodology. We took the effort to interview some experts and collect opinions from experts on this subject. While...

SIMD Instructions Considered Harmful

In the process of writing a short introduction to RISC-V, we compared RISC-V vector code to SIMD. We were struck by the insidiousness of the SIMD instruction extensions of ARM, MIPS, and...

Leave your OS at home: the rise of library operating systems

The efficiency of Operating Systems (OSes) has always been in the spotlight of systems researchers, ever since the seminal Dijkstra's THE multiprogramming system in early 60s. But the...

Worth the Read

Increasing diversity in the broad field of computing is an ongoing challenge.  Although many people are aware of the "google memo", I don't think many SIGARCH (and adjacent SIG) members...

Overwhelming Statistical Evidence That Our Review Process Is Broken

I have been saying that over-positive PC (OPPC) members’ high scores mess up the paper rankings, the coverage of online discussions (lower-score papers are ignored), and the discussion order at the PC meeting. Previously I had analyzed only the pre-rebuttal score distributions but not the impact on the actual outcomes. Now, I have statistical evidence of the impact.

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Calls for Contributions

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Call for Papers: HOST 2018
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October 19, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea
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IISWC 2017
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