Call for Papers:


Abstract or Paper Registration Deadline
March 9, 2021
Final Submission Deadline
March 9, 2021

14th ACM International Systems and Storage Conference
June 14 – 16, 2021, Online + Haifa, Israel

Submissions Due: March 9, 2021

For the health and safety of our community, the SYSTOR conference will be held in a hybrid format. Physical attendance will not be mandatory.

The ACM International Systems and Storage Conference (SYSTOR) is an excellent international forum for interaction across the systems research community. The program includes innovative, peer-reviewed research papers in the broad area of systems and storage, as well as distinguished keynote lecturers. ACM SYSTOR is designed to appeal to academic and industrial researchers and practitioners, welcoming both students and seasoned professionals.

SYSTOR welcomes academic and industrial papers in systems and storage, broadly construed. SYSTOR encourages submissions that describe results from experimental system prototypes, as well as experience papers describing practical deployments, and valuable lessons learned from them.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Big data infrastructure
  • Cloud, datacenter, and distributed systems
  • Deployment, usage, and experience
  • Embedded and real-time systems
  • Fault tolerance, reliability, and availability
  • File and storage systems
  • Networked, mobile, wireless, peer-to-peer, and sensor systems
  • Operating systems, computer architecture, and their interactions
  • Performance evaluation and workload characterization
  • Runtime systems and compiler/programming-language support
  • Security, privacy, and trust
  • System design or adaptation for emerging storage technologies
  • Virtualization

Tracks and Dates:

  • Full Papers track – original research, at most 10 pages: March 9, 2021
  • Short Papers Track – original research, at most 5 pages: March 9, 2021
  • Highlight Papers Track – papers accepted at top-tier conferences: March 19, 2021
  • Posters with Extended Abstract Track – original work presented as poster accompanied by the extended abstract: March 19, 2021
  • Informal Student Presentations – informal presentation of research findings, co-located with the poster session: May 14, 2021

General Chairs:

  • Bruno Wassermann (IBM Research, Israel)
  • Michal Malka (IBM Research, Israel)

Program Chairs:

  • Vijay Chidambaram (UT Austin / VMWare Research, USA)
  • Danny Raz (Technion, Israel)