[Pigasus] Pigasus Developer's Meeting 5/5 1:30PM Eastern

Justine Sherry sherry at cs.cmu.edu
Thu May 5 11:04:39 EDT 2022

Reminder: This is today!

Justine Sherry (she/her)
Assistant Professor
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On Fri, Apr 29, 2022 at 1:34 PM Justine Sherry <sherry at cs.cmu.edu> wrote:

> Dear All,
> Please find below a title and abstract for next week's talk. Have a great
> weekend!
> *Shire: Making FPGA-accelerated Middlebox Development More Pleasant*
> *Abstract:*With the increasing demand in cloud computing, there is a
> vital need to efficiently transfer the data and process them on
> high-performance and scalable systems within the data center. However,
> network bandwidth is outpacing our ability to process packets in software,
> forcing cloud providers to resort to specialized hardware. Unfortunately,
> hardware development is an inherently intricate, laborious, and costly
> procedure. Furthermore, integrating specialized hardware into a networked
> application requires hardware-software co-design, exacerbating the
> situation as developers with markedly different specializations have to
> collaborate.
> In this talk, I will discuss Shire, a framework to systematically tackle
> these challenges and lower the barrier to entry of hardware customization
> for network middleboxes. The Shire framework enables easier reuse of
> hardware accelerators, and brings software-like control and debugging to
> FPGA-based middleboxes. Using the Shire framework, we ported the
> state-of-the-art intrusion detector in less than a month and doubled its
> throughput to 200 Gbps, alongside enabling on-the-fly updates of the
> ruleset.
> *Bio:*
> Moein Khazraee is a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of
> Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Massachusetts Institute of
> Technology. He received his PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from UC
> San Diego. His research interests lie primarily in the intersection of
> network systems and computer architecture. He has worked on bringing the
> hardware customization to different parts of the cloud infrastructure, such
> as building data-centers from ASICs, co-optimizing network topology and ML
> parallelization strategy, simplifying FPGA development for high-bandwidth
> network middleboxes, and developing backhaul and compute-efficient
> software-defined radios for mobile base stations. His current focus is on
> benefiting from the rising Silicon Photonics technology to scale
> performance beyond single-chip limitations.
> --
> Justine Sherry (she/her)
> Assistant Professor
> web <http://www.justinesherry.com/> | tweet
> <http://www.twitter.com/justinesherry> | meet
> <https://justinesherry.com/meetings.html>
> On Thu, Apr 28, 2022 at 2:11 PM Justine Sherry <sherry at cs.cmu.edu> wrote:
>> Please join us for the last Pigasus Developer's Meeting of the academic
>> year. We will take a pause for the summer, and resume our monthly meetings
>> in September.
>> *========================*
>> *TL;DR: **Pigasus Developer's Meeting, 5/5, 1:30PM Eastern Time*
>> <https://calendar.google.com/event?action=TEMPLATE&tmeid=MnZtc2Nvc2R1aGRrdTN2ZGxzMW4wOWVuNmdfMjAyMjA1MDVUMTczMDAwWiBqdXN0aW5lc0BhbmRyZXcuY211LmVkdQ&tmsrc=justines%40andrew.cmu.edu>*
>> *ZOOM LINK: here
>> <https://www.google.com/url?q=https://cmu.zoom.us/j/97675660928?pwd%3DM0hYTTJYbWNzV1dKa0pWSHdnZ09Cdz09&sa=D&source=calendar&ust=1651601310566689&usg=AOvVaw3dShV9p2HS3iT7jzMnvIB8>*
>> <https://justinesherry.com/mailman/listinfo/pigasus_crossroadsfpga.org>
>> *===========================*
>> *Agenda*
>> Welcome
>> Brief Updates (2-3 minutes per project, at most one slide but preferably
>> none)
>> Shire (Moein Kazraee, MIT)
>> *Pigasus Repository and News*http://www.pigasus-ids.org
>> *Upcoming Meetings*
>> *On hiatus until September*
>> --
>> Justine Sherry (she/her)
>> Assistant Professor
>> SCS @ CMU
>> web <http://www.justinesherry.com/> | tweet
>> <http://www.twitter.com/justinesherry> | meet
>> <https://justinesherry.com/meetings.html>
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