Systems Software Research Group


SSRG Word Cloud Welcome to the homepage of the Systems Software Research Group in the Bradley Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech. The group's general research areas include operating systems, distributed systems, real-time systems, virtualization, language run-times, compilers, middleware and networks. A cross-cutting goal is to understand how to build software systems -- broadly defined -- that are scalable, efficient, and reliable. Ongoing projects include transactional memory for multicores and distributed systems, scalable operating systems for multicores, multicore real-time Linux, automated concurrency refactoring, and virtual machine migration.


Alex successfully defends his PhD thesis

Our PhD student, Alex Turcu has successfully defended his PhD thesis. Alex will be joining Google in New York, starting 1/26/15. Congratulations and best wishes Alex!

Saif Ansary's paper accepted at 2015 ASPLOS ACM Competition

Our PhD student Saif's short paper is accepted at 2015 ASPLOS ACM Student Research Competition. Congratulations Saif!

New software release from the HyFlow team

The HyFlow team has released hyflow-go: a geo-replicated, main-memory, highly consistent datastore. Kudos folks!

Selected Publications