Jonathan Appavoo

Boston University
Associate Professor
jappavoo@bu.edu
Long CV - Google Scholar Profile
Publications (All Publications)
Teaching (Past Teaching)
CAS CS 451/651 : Distributed Systems
Students
Dan Schatzberg
James Cadden
Han Dong
Tommy Unger
Currrent Collaborators
Amos Waterland
Margo Seltzer
Orran Krieger
Steve Homer
Ajay Joshi
Schuyler Eldridge
Undergraduates
Kyle Hogan
Craig Enstien

Research

Projects: SESA, PSML
Grants: CAREER, XPS 2015, XPS 2014, MACS, EAGER, TTIC, FOX, MGHPCC

Recent News & Activities (Past News)

  • Ali Raza, Parul Sohal, James Cadden, Jonathan Appavoo, Ulrich Drepper, Richard Jones, Orran Krieger, Renato Mancuso, Larry Woodman, "Unikernels: The Next Stage of Linux's Dominance", HOTOS XVII THE 17TH WORKSHOP ON HOT TOPICS IN OPERATING SYSTEMS 12-15 May, University Residential Center of Bertinoro, Bertinoro, Italy
  • Andrew Baumann, Jonathan Appavoo, Orran Krieger, and Timothy Roscoe, "A fork() in the Road", HOTOS XVII THE 17TH WORKSHOP ON HOT TOPICS IN OPERATING SYSTEMS 12-15 May, University Residential Center of Bertinoro, Bertinoro, Italy
  • Moira McGregor, Nicola J Bidwell, Vidya Sarangapani, Jonathan Appavoo, Jacki O’Neill, "Talking about Chat at Work in the Global South: An Ethnographic Study of Chat Use in India and Kenya", CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Proceedings (CHI 2019), May 4–9, 2019, Glasgow, Scotland Uk. ACM, New York, NY, USA.
  • Tusher Chakraborty, Akshay Uttama Nambi, Ranveer Chandra, Rahul Sharma, Manohar Swaminathan, Zerina Kapetanovic, Jonathan Appavoo, "Fall-curve: A novel primitive for IoT Fault Detection and Isolation", In The 16th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (Sen-Sys ’18), November 4–7, 2018, Shenzhen, China. ACM, New York, NY, USA.
  • "EbbRT: A Framework for Building Per-Application Library Operating Systems", 12th USENIX Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation 2016 (OSDI'16).
  • "Towards General Purpose Neural Network Computing" accepted to International Conference on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques (PACT’15).
  • Awarded 2015 NSF XPS Grant "Automatically Scalable Computation"
  • Guest Lecture at Artemis @ BU 2015
  • Presented recent results at 2015 NSF XPS workshop talk and poster.
  • Program Commitee member of VEE 2015
  • IEEE 2014 Top Picks honorable mention for "Automatically Scalable Computation" 2014 ASPLOS Paper
  • "A Way Forward: Enabling Operating System Innovation in the Cloud" accepted to the 6th USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Cloud Computing (HotCloud '14)
  • "Programmable Smart Machines: A Hybrid Neuromorphic approach to General Purpose Computation" accepted to the first workshop on Neuromorphic Architectures (NeuroArch) colocated with ISCA 2014

Recent Publications (Older Publications)

  • Andrew Baumann, Jonathan Appavoo, Orran Krieger, and Timothy Roscoe, A fork() in the Road, HOTOS XVII THE 17TH WORKSHOP ON HOT TOPICS IN OPERATING SYSTEMS 12-15 May, University Residential Center of Bertinoro, Bertinoro, Italy
  • Dan Schatzberg, James Cadden, Han Dong, Orran Krieger, and Jonathan Appavoo, EbbRT: A Framework for Building Per-Application Library Operating Systems", in proceedings of the 12th USENIX Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation (OSDI 2016), November 2–4, 2016, Savannah, GA, USA.
  • Schuyler Eldridge, Amos Waterland, Margo Seltzer, Jonathan Appavoo and Ajay Joshi "Towards General Purpose Neural Network Computing", to appear in proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques (PACT'15), October 18-21, San Francisco, CA.
  • Dan Schatzberg, James Cadden, Orran Krieger, and Jonathan Appavoo, ``A way forward: enabling operating system innovation in the cloud'', In Proceedings of the 6th USENIX conference on Hot Topics in Cloud Computing (HotCloud'14).
  • Jonathan Appavoo, Amos Waterland, Schuyler Eldridge, Katherine Zhao, Ajay Joshi, Steven Homer, and Margo Seltzer,"Programmable Smart Machines: A Hybrid Neuromorphic approach to General Purpose Computation", Neuromorphic Architectures (NeuroArch) Workshop. Minneapolis, Minnesota during June 17, 2014 (co-located with ISCA-2014). Talk

  • Amos Waterland, Elaine Angelino, Ryan P. Adams, Jonathan Appavoo, and Margo Seltzer, "ASC: Automatically Scalable Computation", in proceedings of the nineteenth international International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS'14). ACM, March 1-5, Salt Lake City, UT.
  • Amos Waterland, Elaine Angelino, Ekin D. Cubuk, Efthimios Kaxiras, Ryan P. Adams, Jonathan Appavoo, and Margo Seltzer, "Computational caches" in proceedings of the sixed International Systems and Storage Conference (SYSTOR '13). ACM, New York, NY
  • Dan Schatzberg, James Cadden, Han Dong, Orran Krieger, Jonathan Appavoo, "EbbRT: A Customizable Operating System for Cloud Applications", BUCS Technical Reports;BUCS-TR-2015-007, Creation Date June 28th 2015 submitted as a TR on July 21st 2015.

  • Dan Schatzberg, James Cadden, Han Dong, Orran Krieger, Jonathan Appavoo, "EbbRT: Elastic Building Block Runtime - Case Studies", BUCS Technical Reports;BUCS-TR-2015-006, Creation Date October 20th, 2014 submitted as a TR on July 21st 2015.

  • Dan Schatzberg, James Cadden, Orran Krieger, Jonathan Appavoo, "Elastic Building Block Runtime - Overview", BUCS Technical Reports;BUCS-TR-2015-005, Creation Date July 7th, 2014 submitted as a TR on July 21st 2015.

  • Schatzberg, James Cadden, Orran Krieger, Jonathan Appavoo "MultiLibOS: An OS architecture for cloud computing", BUCS Technical Reports;BUCS-TR-2012-018, Dec 2012.

  • Jonathan Appavoo, Dan Schatzberg, James Cadden, Orran Krieger, "EbbRT", to appear at the OS/R Workshop, DOE, Oct 4-5, 2012, Washington, DC.
  • Dan Schatzberg, James Cadden, Orran Krieger, Jonathan Appavoo "Total Order Broadcast for Fault Tolerant Exascale Systems", BUCS Technical Reports;BUCS-TR-2013-006, Dec 2012.

  • Amos Waterland, Jonathan Appavoo, Margo Seltzer, "Parallelization by Simulated Tunneling", in proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Hot Topics in Parallelism (HotPar '12), USENIX, June 7-8, 2012, Berkeley, CA. slides, poster
  • Dan Schatzberg, James Cadden, Orran Krieger, and Jonathan Appavoo, "POSTER: A Library OS for Cloud Computing", Poster at 2012 USENIX Annual Technical Conference, June 13-15, 2012, Boston, MA.
  • Dan Schatzberg, James Cadden, Orran Krieger, and Jonathan Appavoo, "POSTER: First Class Event-Driven Software Primitives", Poster at 2012 USENIX Annual Technical Conference, June 13-15, 2012, Boston, MA.
  • Jan Stoess, Udo Steinberg, Volkmar Uhlig, Jens Kehne, Jonathan Appavoo, and Amos Waterland, "A Light-Weight Virtual Machine Monitor for Blue Gene/P (extended journal version)", International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications, SAGE Publications, March 27th, 2012, pages 95-105.
  • Jonathan Appavoo and Dan Schatzberg, "Transistor Scaled HPC Performance", Boston University Technical Report BUCS-TR-2012-009, creation date: Dec 2, 2010, submitted as TR on Feb 14, 2012.
  • Dan Schatzberg, Jonathan Appavoo, Orran Krieger and Eric Van Hensbergen, "Why Elasticity Matters", Boston University Technical Report BUCS-TR-2012-006, creation date: Jan 16, 2011, submitted as TR on Feb 14, 2012.
  • Jonathan Appavoo, Amos Waterland, and Dan Schatzberg, "Programmable Smart Machines", Boston University Technical Report BUCS-TR-2012-007, creation date: Jan 16, 2011, submitted as TR on Feb 14, 2012.
  • Jonathan Appavoo and Dan Schatzberg, "Scalable Elastic Systems Architecture", Boston University Technical Report BUCS-TR-2012-008, creation date: July 25, 2011, submitted as TR on Feb 14, 2012.
  • Dan Schatzberg, Jonathan Appavoo, Orran Krieger, and Eric Van Hensbergen, "Scalable Elastic Systems Architecture", in proceedings of the ASPLOS RESoLVE 2011 Workshop, ACM, March 5, 2011, Newport Beach, California.
  • Jan Stoess, Jonathan Appavoo, Udo Steinberg, Amos Waterland, Volkmar Uhlig, and Jens Kehne, "A light-weight virtual machine monitor for Blue Gene/P", in proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Runtime and Operating Systems for Supercomputers (ROSS'11), ACM, May 31, 2011, Tucson, Arizona.