Important Dates

Workshop: October 9-10, 2013

Full-length paper submission deadline: October 18, 2013

 

Program

Venue: Brocade IMC Theatre, Building 3, 130 Holger Way, San Jose, CA.

Program Details:

Updated: Oct 10, 0900 PST

Day One – Weds October 9th: Brocade, Building 3

0800

0900

 Coffee reception

 Theatre Lobby

0900

0930

 Welcome and Introduction, Chaitan Baru

 Theatre

0930

1030

 Keynote Presentations on State of the Art (30mts talks)

1.     BG Benchmark for Interactive Social Networking Actions: Shahram Ghandeharizadeh/Sumita Barahmand, USC

2.     Evaluating the value of Software, Barbara Stortz, SAP

3.     Modeling Mixed Workloads for Large-Scale Benchmarks, Dina Bitton, Boris Gelman, and Hualin Wang, SAP

 

1030

1050

 Coffee Break

 Theatre Lobby

1050

1230

 Session on current benchmarking efforts (25mts talks)

1.     Attendee introductions

2.     TPC-BD: Towards an Industry Standard for Benchmarking Big Data Systems: Raghu Nambiar, Chair, TPC-BigData Subcommittee

4.     Report from The First Workshop on Benchmarks, Performance Optimization, and Emerging hardware of Big Data Systems and Applications (BPOE 2013): Jianfeng Zhan, Chinese Academy of Sciences

 Theatre

1230

1330

 Lunch

 EBC Dining Room

1330

1515

 Benchmarking Efforts (contd.) (25mts)   

1.     Big Data Analytics Benchmarking in 2013: Till Westman, Oracle

2.     MPP SQL Engines: Architectural Choices and Their Implications on Benchmarking: Ravi Chandran, XtremeData

3.     Workloads and Requirements for Graph Analytics, Andrey Balmin, GraphSQL

4.     HcBench: Methodology, Development, and Characterization of a Customer Usage Representative Big Data/Hadoop Benchmark: Vikram Saletore, Intel

 

 Theatre

1515

1530

 Coffee Break

 Theatre Lobby

1530

1700

1.     The 1000-node Cluster for Benchmarking Projects: Tashneem Maistry, Pivotal

 Discussion Session:

 What should TPC-BigData contain? E.g., only Terasort; Simple SQL operations; SQL+MR, like BigBench?

 Theatre

1700

1900

 Cocktail Reception

 

Day Two – Thurs October 10th : Brocade, Building 3

0800

0900

 Coffee Reception

 Theatre Lobby

0900

1040

 Workload examples (25 mts each)

1.     GraphBench: Towards Universal Graph Benchmark: Khaled Ammar and Tamer Ozsu, University of Waterloo

2.     Big Data Operations: Basis for Benchmarking a Data Grid: Arcot Rajasekar, UNC / Justin Zhan, NCA&T

3.     Big Data Workloads Drawn from Real-time Analytics Scenarios Across Three Deployed Solutions: Kshitij Doshi, Intel

4.     Progress Report on the Big Decision Benchmarking Activity: Jimmy Zhao, HP

 Theatre

1040

1110

 Coffee Break

 Theatre Lobby

1110

1230

 (25mts each)

1.     Big Data Benchmarking and Datacenter Networks: Sreevathsa Doddabalapur, Mellanox

2.     Updates on BigBench: Tilmann Rabl, U of Toronto

3.     The Deep Analytics Pipeline: Vijay Narayanan, Microsoft Research

 Theatre

1230

1330

 Box Lunch

 Cafeteria

1330

1515

 Discussion of the Deep Analytics Pipeline

 Theatre

1515

1530

 Coffee Break

 Theatre Lobby

1530

1630

 Session: 

1.     Apache Big Top: Roman Shaposhnik, Cloudera

 Community Challenges for Big Data Benchmarking

 Theatre

1630

1700

 Next steps. Planning for 5th WBDB.

 Theatre