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Jun 1, 2022
Darby is headed to Meta for an internship this summer.

Congrats, Darby!

Mar 1, 2022
Paper accepted to Journal of Systems Research (JSys’22)!

Our paper, "Identifying mismatches between microservice testbeds and industrial perceptions of microservices" was accepted to the Journal of Systems Research (JSys'22).

Jan 1, 2022
Paper accepted at SoCC’21!

Our paper, “Automating choices for performance problems in distributed applications with VAIF," was accepted at SoCC'21! Congrats to Mert Toslali and the rest of the team.

Jan 1, 2022
Thank you, Red Hat!

D.O.C.C. Lab award a gift from Red Hat to work on discovering motifs in distributed traces.

Sep 1, 2021
Welcome, Sarah Abowitz!

Sarah Abowitz joins the D.O.C.C. lab.

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selected publications


  1. ICPE
    Systemizing and mitigating topological inconsistencies in Alibaba’s microservice call-graph datasets
    Darby Huye, Lan Liu, and Raja R. Sambasivan
    In ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering, May 2024


  1. ATC
    Lifting the veil on Meta’s microservice architecture: Analyses of topology and request workflows
    Darby Huye, Yuri Shkuro, and Raja R. Sambasivan
    In USENIX Annual Technical Conference, Jul 2023


  1. JSys
    [SoK] Identifying Mismatches Between Microservice Testbeds and Industrial Perceptions of Microservices
    Vishwanath Seshagiri, Darby Huye, Lan Liu, and 2 more authors
    Journal of Systems Research, Jul 2022


  1. SoCC
    Automating instrumentation choices for performance problems in distributed applications with VAIF
    Mert Toslali, Emre Ates, Alex Ellis, and 6 more authors
    In ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing, Nov 2021


    Bootstrapping evolvability for inter-domain routing with D-BGP
    Raja R. Sambasivan, David Tran-Lam, Aditya Akella, and 1 more author
    In ACM Special Interest Group on Data Communication (SIGCOMM), Aug 2017


  1. SoCC
    Principled workflow-centric tracing of distributed systems
    Raja R. Sambasivan, Ilari Shafer, Jonathan Mace, and 3 more authors
    In ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing, Oct 2016


  1. NSDI
    Diagnosing performance changes by comparing request flows
    Raja R Sambasivan, Alice X Zheng, Michael De Rosa, and 6 more authors
    In USENIX Conference on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI), Mar 2011