In the WISR research group we work on building software systems that improve the performance, efficiency, and correctness of modern cloud computing infrastructure and applications. Our current focus is on systems for big data processing, machine learning and inference, ultra-low latency networking, serverless computation, and network verification/repair/synthesis.

Recent Highlights

Feb 2020 QARC accepted to PLDI'20
Dec 2019 Themis, Liveness, Tiramisu, and Gravel accepted to NSDI'20
Aug 2019 MLFabric, D2R, Archipelago, SNF, and Whiz Preprints released
May 2019 Won SACM Student Choice Professor of the Year (COW) Award

Recent papers (Complete list here)

PLDI 20 Detecting Network Load Violations for Distributed Control Planes
Kausik Subramanian, Anubhavnidhi Abhashkumar, Loris D'Antoni, Aditya Akella.
NSDI 20 Themis: Fair and Efficient GPU Cluster Scheduling for Machine Learning Workloads [pdf]
Kshiteej Mahajan, Arjun Balasubramanian, Arjun Singhvi, Shivaram Venkataraman, Aditya Akella, Amar Phanishayee, Shuchi Chawla.
NSDI 20 Liveness Verification of Stateful Networks [pdf]
Farnaz Yousefi, Anubhavnidhi Abhashkumar, Kausik Subramanian, Kartik Hans, Soudeh Ghorbani, Aditya Akella.
NSDI 20 Tiramisu: Fast and General Network Verification [pdf]
Anubhavnidhi Abhashkumar, Aaron Gember-Jacobson, Aditya Akella.
NSDI 20 Automated Verification of Customizable Middlebox Properties with Gravel [pdf]
Kaiyuan Zhang, Danyang Zhuo, Aditya Akella, Arvind Krishnamurthy, Xi Wang.
arXiv D2R: Dataplane-Only Policy-Compliant Hierarchical Routing [pdf]
Kausik Subramanian, Anubhavnidhi Abhashkumar, Loris D'Antoni, Aditya Akella.
arXiv SNF: Serverless Network Functions [pdf]
Arjun Singhvi, Junaid Khalid, Aditya Akella, Sujata Banerjee.
arXiv Network-accelerated Distributed Machine Learning Using MLFabric [pdf]
Raajay Viswanathan, Aditya Akella.
arXiv Archipelago: A Scalable Low-Latency Serverless Platform [pdf]
Arjun Singhvi, Kevin Houck, Arjun Balasubramanian, Mohammed Danish Shaikh, Shivaram Venkataraman, Aditya Akella.
arXiv Whiz: A Fast and Flexible Data Analytics System [pdf]
Robert Grandl, Arjun Singhvi, Raajay Viswanathan, Aditya Akella.