Thanks GroupSense for funding this award!

The following two papers received the Best Paper Awards: (1) "Debugging OpenStack Problems using a State Graph Approach" by Yong Xiang, Hu Li, Sen Wang, Charley Peter Chen, and Wei Xu; and (2) "Time Capsule: Tracing Packet Latency across Different Layers in Virtualized Systems" by Kun Suo, Jia Rao, Luwei Cheng, and Francis C.M. Lau. Congratulations!

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A typhoon (Nida) is approaching Hong Kong, but according to official reports, it should be completely clear of the way by Wednesday and things will be back to normal then. So please stay assured that APSys 2016 will be held as scheduled. Expect a bit or rain though during the two days of our workshop.

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Building on the success of its 2010-2015 predecessors in New Delhi, India; Shanghai, China; Seoul, South Korea; Singapore; Beijing, China and Tokyo, Japan. APSys 2016 will continue to be a lively forum for systems researchers and practitioners across the world to meet, interact, and collaborate with their peers from the Asia/Pacific region. The 2016 ACM APsys will be held in Hong Kong, China from August 4-5, 2016. We take a broad view of computer systems, and solicit papers on topics such as:

  • Operating systems, their interaction with hardware architecture and programming languages, and vice versa
  • Virtualization, including its novel applications
  • File and storage systems
  • Network systems including both wired and wireless networks
  • Mobile, embedded and pervasive systems
  • Cloud computing and data center management
  • Systems for Big Data Analytics
  • Distributed systems
  • Internet of Things
  • System energy characterization and optimization
  • Testing and verification of computer systems
  • Measurement, monitoring, and modeling
  • Reliability, scalability, and fault tolerance
  • Security and privacy
  • Experience with deployed systems
  • Application of interesting research ideas to computer systems, such as machine learning, stochastic modeling, new algorithms.

Keynote Speakers

Professor Keshav Pingali

Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Texas at Austin


Parallel Programming Needs Data-centric Foundations


Dr. Manish Gupta

Vice President and Director of Research Centre, Xerox


Using Data Science to Scale and Personalize Services


Industrial Speakers

Dr. Ben Pfaff

Lead Developer of the Open vSwitch Project, VMware


Converging Approaches in Software Switches

Presentation Slides


Dr. Yuyang Du

Senior Software Developer, Intel


Mission of Power Management Not Accomplished at All


Mr. Frankie Ng

Senior Solution Architect, Red Hat Inc


Challenges in Application Programming for Enterprises to migrate from Traditional Platform to Cloud


Dr. Mian Dong

COO at MobiSport


Enablling Personalized Corporate Wellness Programs with IoT