Welcome!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, concurrency, distributed systems, real-time systems, virtualization, run-times, compilers, and middleware. A cross-cutting goal is to understand how to build software systems -- broadly defined -- that are scalable, efficient, and reliable. Ongoing projects include operating systems, hypervisors, and compilers/run-times for heterogeneous architectures; scalable concurrency control techniques; scalabale verification of systems software; and automated concurrency refactoring.
NewsWelcome to our new postdoc!
Dr. Xiaoguang Wang has joined the SSRG and the Popcorn Linux project as a postdoctoral researcher. Welcome aboard Dr. Wang!
Congratulations Prof. Olivier!
Our postdoctoral research Dr. Pierre Olivier has been promoted to a Research Assistant Professor! Congratulations Prof. Olivier!
We are recruiting!
See our recruitment advertisements for various research positions here.
- Breaking the Boundaries in Heterogeneous-ISA Datacenters, A. Barbalace, R. Lyerly, C. Jelesnianski, A. Carno, H. Chuang, V. Legout, and B. Ravindran, 22nd ACM International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS 2017), April 8-12, 2017, Xi'an, China
- Swift Birth and Quick Death: Enabling Fast Parallel Guest Boot and Destruction in the Xen Hypervisor,V. Nitu, P. Olivier, A. Tchana, D. Chiba, A. Barbalace, D. Hagimont, and B. Ravindran, 13th ACM SIGPLAN/SIGOPS International Conference on Virtual Execution Environments (VEE 2017), April 8-9, 2017, Xi'an China
- Making Fast Consensus Generally Faster, S. Peluso, A. Turcu, R. Palmieri, G. Losa, B. Ravindran, The 46th Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN 2016), June 28 - July 1, 2016, Toulouse, France