Talks & Events

UTCS Colloquium: Don Porter, Stony Brook University, "BetrFS: Write-Optimization in a Kernel File System"

Date: Sep 15, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: GDC 6.516

Signup Schedule: http://apps.cs.utexas.edu/talkschedules/cgi/list_events.cgi

Talk Audience: UTCS Faculty, Grads, Undergrads

Host:  Emmett Witchel

Talk Abstract:  

Write-optimized data structures (WODS) are a promising building block for storage systems because they have the potential to strictly dominate the performance of B-trees and other common on-disk data structures. In particular, WODS can dramatically improve performance of both small, random writes and large, sequential scans.

This talk will introduce the basics of WODS, including the B^\epsilon tree, and then will describe BetrFS, the first in-kernel file system built with a WODS.  This work contributes a combination of kernel-level techniques to... Read more

EOG Resources Info Session/Tech Talk

Date: Sep 15, 2015 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Location: GDC 5.302

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Apple Event

Date: Sep 15, 2015 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: POB 2.302 & GDC Atrium

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National Instruments Company Day

Date: Sep 16, 2015 9:00am - 10:30am
Location: GDC Atrium

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athenahealth Company Day

Date: Sep 16, 2015 11:00am - 2:00pm
Location: GDC Atrium

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First Trust Portfolios Company Day

Date: Sep 16, 2015 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Location: GDC Atrium

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athenahealth Event

Date: Sep 16, 2015 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: GDC Atrium

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National Instruments Info Session

Date: Sep 16, 2015 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: POB 2.302

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Apple Networking Day

Date: Sep 17, 2015 8:30am - 5:00pm
Location: GDC Atrium

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How-To Career Fair with WiCS

Date: Sep 17, 2015 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: GDC Faculty Lounge

A How-To Career Fair event where we will cover things related to what the except from the career fair, how to plan what companies to talk to, what to wear, how to talk to an recuriter, how to build you resume.

Spiceworks Talk

Date: Sep 17, 2015 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: GDC 4.304

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Corporate Dinner with WiCS

Date: Sep 17, 2015 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: GDC Faculty Lounge

Come and meet WiCS and enjoy a dinner with our sponsors! 

Delphix Networking/Resume Review Lunch w/ WiCS

Date: Sep 18, 2015 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: GDC 6.302

Delphix is hosting a working lunch with WiCS. They're bringing in recruiters and engineers who will review your resume with you, just in time for the career fair!

IBM Workshop with MAD

Date: Sep 18, 2015 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: GDC 4.304

An IBM workshop covering their APIs with Mobile App Development (MAD). 

Turing Scholars/Apple Dinner

Date: Sep 18, 2015 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Apple dinner for Turing Scholars Student Association members.

HackTX Workshop

Date: Sep 18, 2015 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 1.304

HackTX Workshop

FoCS Career Brunch

Date: Sep 21, 2015 8:30am - 11:00am
Location:

This is an invitation-only event. 

CNS Fall Career Expo

Date: Sep 21, 2015 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Frank Erwin Center

The Career Expo is held each year in September. Approximately 200 employers who hire students from various natural sciences backgrounds attend. Employers in attendance are seeking candidates for full-time, part-time and internship positions.

Security Dinner

Date: Sep 21, 2015 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: GDC 6.302

Security Dinner for Scholarship for Service students

"In the Mind of an Engineer" with Qualtrics

Date: Sep 21, 2015 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: GDC 4.302

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Facebook Frontend Workshop w/ WiCS

Date: Sep 21, 2015 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: GDC 5.302

A workshop put on by Facebook and WiCS on how to create your own portfolio.

IBM Watson Hub

Date: Sep 22, 2015 8:30am - 5:00pm
Location: GDC Atrium

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Google Lunch Hangout with MAD

Date: Sep 22, 2015 12:15pm - 1:30pm
Location: GDC 2.104

Google and MAD are meeting together to have lunch, hangout, and talk about mobile app development.

HackTX Workshop

Date: Sep 22, 2015 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: 5.302

Workshop to prepare students for HackTX. Put on by the HackTX team.

IBM Watson - Dinner, Demos & Job Info

Date: Sep 22, 2015 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: GDC 6.302

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