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A Dynamic Object Replication and Migration Protocol for an Internet Hosting Service
Found in: Distributed Computing Systems, International Conference on
By Michael Rabinovich, Irina Rabinovich, Rajmohan Rajaraman, Amit Aggarwal
Issue Date:June 1999
pp. 0101
This paper proposes a protocol suite for dynamic replication and migration of Internet objects. It consists of an algorithm for deciding on the number and location of object replicas and an algorithm for distributing requests among currently available repl...
 
Engineers or Scientists?
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Michael Rabinovich
Issue Date:January 2011
pp. 4-6
Michael Rabinovich, IEEE Internet Computing's new editor in chief, launches his term as EIC with his inaugural article. He writes about the Internet computing field from a performance and infrastructure standpoint.
 
Computer Science Research Community: The Death Spiral?
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Michael Rabinovich
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 4-6
Two disturbing trends are arising within the computer science research community: increasing occurrences of double submissions by authors and irresponsible attitudes among professional service volunteers with regard to their service assignments. Here, the ...
 
Dynamic TCP Proxies: Coping with Disadvantaged Hosts in MANETs
Found in: Distributed Computing Systems Workshops, International Conference on
By Tu Ouyang, Shudong Jin, Michael Rabinovich
Issue Date:June 2009
pp. 530-536
Applications in mobile ad-hoc networks can suffer from poor link quality and degraded network services. In particular, standard TCP over low-quality, long routing paths, can have disproportionally low throughput as the result of a double penalty:long end-t...
 
XTreeNet: Scalable Overlay Networks for XML Content Dissemination and Querying (Synopsis)
Found in: Web Content Caching and Distribution, International Workshop on
By William Fenner, Michael Rabinovich, K. K. Ramakrishnan, Divesh Srivastava, Yin Zhang
Issue Date:September 2005
pp. 41-46
<p>XML is becoming a ubiquitous format for information exchange on the Internet. To alleviate the problems of
 
Routing XML Queries
Found in: Data Engineering, International Conference on
By Nick Koudas, Michael Rabinovich, Divesh Srivastava, Ting Yu
Issue Date:April 2004
pp. 844
No summary available.
   
Click-Once Hypertext: Now You See It, Now You Don't
Found in: Internet Applications, IEEE Workshop on
By Fred Douglis, John Klensin, Michael Rabinovich, Sonia Jain
Issue Date:July 2001
pp. 0084
Abstract: SMASH is a system for automatically removing text from a web page as hyperlinks are selected. Making links (and optionally other related text) click-once allows a system to avoid clutter and provide visual feedback to a user. Unlike typical other...
 
Scalable Versioning in Distributed Databases with Commuting Updates
Found in: Data Engineering, International Conference on
By H. V. Jagadish, Inderpal Singh Mumick, Michael Rabinovich
Issue Date:April 1997
pp. 520
We present a multiversioning scheme for a distributed system with the workload consisting of read-only transactions and update transactions, (most of) which commute on individual nodes. The scheme introduces a version advancement protocol that is completel...
 
Measuring a commercial content delivery network
Found in: Proceedings of the 20th international conference on World wide web (WWW '11)
By Michael Rabinovich, Sipat Triukose, Zhihua Wen
Issue Date:March 2011
pp. 467-476
Content delivery networks (CDNs) have become a crucial part of the modern Web infrastructure. This paper studies the performance of the leading content delivery provider - Akamai. It measures the performance of the current Akamai platform and considers a k...
     
Agile resource management in a virtualized data center
Found in: Proceedings of the first joint WOSP/SIPEW international conference on Performance engineering (WOSP/SIPEW '10)
By Craig E. Wills, Hangwei Qian, Michael Rabinovich, Wei Zhang
Issue Date:January 2010
pp. 129-140
In this paper we develop, implement and evaluate an approach to quickly reassign resources for a virtualized utility computing platform. The approach provides this platform agility using ghost virtual machines (VMs), which participate in application cluste...
     
Anycast-aware transport for content delivery networks
Found in: Proceedings of the 18th international conference on World wide web (WWW '09)
By Jacobus Van der Merwe, Michael Rabinovich, Oliver Spatscheck, Seungjoon Lee, Zakaria Al-Qudah
Issue Date:April 2009
pp. 66-66
Anycast-based content delivery networks (CDNs) have many properties that make them ideal for the large scale distribution of content on the Internet. However, because routing changes can result in a change of the endpoint that terminates the TCP session, T...
     
Efficient application placement in a dynamic hosting platform
Found in: Proceedings of the 18th international conference on World wide web (WWW '09)
By Hussein A. Alzoubi, Mark Allman, Michael Rabinovich, Vincenzo Liberatore, Zakaria Al-Qudah
Issue Date:April 2009
pp. 66-66
Web hosting providers are increasingly looking into dynamic hosting to reduce costs and improve the performance of their platforms. Instead of provisioning fixed resources to each customer, dynamic hosting maintains a variable number of application instanc...
     
Network distance estimation with dynamic landmark triangles
Found in: Proceedings of the 2008 ACM SIGMETRICS international conference on Measurement and modeling of computer systems (SIGMETRICS '08)
By Michael Rabinovich, Zhihua Wen
Issue Date:June 2008
pp. 305-305
This paper describes an efficient and accurate approach to estimate the network distance between arbitrary Internet hosts. We use three landmark hosts forming a triangle in two-dimensional space to estimate the distance between arbitrary hosts with simple ...
     
Anycast CDNS revisited
Found in: Proceeding of the 17th international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '08)
By Hussein A. Alzoubi, Jacobus Van der Merwe, Michael Rabinovich, Oliver Spatscheck, Seungjoon Lee
Issue Date:April 2008
pp. 1-7
Because it is an integral part of the Internet routing apparatus, and because it allows multiple instances of the same service to be "naturally" discovered, IP Anycast has many attractive features for any service that involve the replication of multiple in...
     
Agility in virtualized utility computing
Found in: Proceedings of the 3rd international workshop on Virtualization technology in distributed computing (VTDC '07)
By Craig E. Wills, Elliot Miller, Hangwei Qian, Michael Rabinovich, Wei Zhang
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 1-8
Virtual machines have emerged as an attractive approach for utility computing platforms because applications running on VMs are fault- and security- isolated from each other, yet can share physical machines. An important property of a virtualized utility c...
     
Facilitating focused internet measurements
Found in: Proceedings of the 2007 ACM SIGMETRICS international conference on Measurement and modeling of computer systems (SIGMETRICS '07)
By Michael Rabinovich, Sipat Triukose, Zhihua Wen
Issue Date:June 2007
pp. 49-60
This paper describes our implementation of and initial experiences with DipZoom (for "Deep Internet Performance Zoom"), a novel approach to provide focused, on-demand Internet measurements. Unlike existing approaches that face a difficult challenge of buil...
     
MyXDNS: a resquest routing dns server with decoupled server selection
Found in: Proceedings of the 16th international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '07)
By Hussein A. Alzoubi, Michael Rabinovich, Oliver Spatscheck
Issue Date:May 2007
pp. 351-360
This paper presents the architecture and the preliminary evaluation ofa request routing DNS server that decouples server selectionfrom the rest of DNS functionality. Our DNS server, which we refer toas MyXDNS, exposes well-defined APIs for uploading an ext...
     
Do we need more web performance research?
Found in: Special interest tracks and posters of the 14th international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '05)
By Bruce Maggs, Giovanni Pacifici, Krithi Ramamritham, Michael Rabinovich, Michele Colajanni
Issue Date:May 2005
pp. 794-794
This panel will discuss the future and purpose of Web performance research, concentrating on the reasons for modest success in the adoption of research results in practice. The panel will in particular examine factors that hinder technology transfer in the...
     
DEW: DNS-enhanced web for faster content delivery
Found in: Proceedings of the twelfth international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '03)
By Balachander Krishnamurthy, Michael Rabinovich, Richard Liston
Issue Date:May 2003
pp. 310-320
With a key component of latency on the Web being connection set up between clients and Web servers, several ways to avoid connections have been explored. While the work in recent years on Content Distribution Networks (CDNs) have moved some content 'closer...
     
ACDN: a content delivery network for applications
Found in: Proceedings of the 2002 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data (SIGMOD '02)
By Fred Douglis, Michael Rabinovich, Pradnya Karbhari, Zhen Xiao
Issue Date:June 2002
pp. 619-619
A wide range of Web applications retrieve desired information from remote XML data sources across the Internet, which is usually costly due to transmission delays for large volumes of data. Therefore we propose to apply the ideas of semantic caching to XML...
     
Flash crowds and denial of service attacks: characterization and implications for CDNs and web sites
Found in: Proceedings of the eleventh international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '02)
By Balachander Krishnamurthy, Jaeyeon Jung, Michael Rabinovich
Issue Date:May 2002
pp. 293-304
The paper studies two types of events that often overload Web sites to a point when their services are degraded or disrupted entirely - flash events (FEs) and denial of service attacks (DoS). The former are created by legitimate requests and the latter con...
     
A fault-tolerant commit protocol for replicated databases
Found in: Proceedings of the eleventh ACM SIGACT-SIGMOD-SIGART symposium on Principles of database systems (PODS '92)
By Edward D. Lazowska, Michael Rabinovich
Issue Date:June 1992
pp. 139-148
When failures occur during the execution of distributed commit protocols, the protocols may block in some partitions to avoid inconsistent termination of the transaction, thus making data items in these partitions unavailable for accesses. We present a pro...
     
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