Kashi Venkatesh Vishwanath

PhD. Advisor: Prof. Amin Vahdat,

Department of Computer Science,
University of California, San Diego
Curriculum Vitae (Updated March 2008)
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Redmond, WA 98052
I am no longer at Microsoft Research . I spent 18 months over there in the Data Center Futures Cloud Computing Futures eXtreme Computing Group . I have now moved to Google, Kirkland!

Distributed Systems, Networks, Operating Systems, Algorithms, and Databases

ToN '09 Swing: Realistic and Responsive Network Traffic Generation
Proceedings of IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking 2009.
Kashi Vishwanath, Amin Vahdat

Evaluating Distributed Systems: Does Background Traffic Matter?
Proceedings of USENIX 2008, Boston, MA.
Kashi Vishwanath, Amin Vahdat

NSDI '08
DieCast: Testing Distributed Systems with an Accurate Scale Model
Proceedings of NSDI 2008, San Francisco, USA.
Diwaker Gupta, Kashi Vishwanath, Amin Vahdat

Best Student Paper
    Cloud Control with Distributed Rate Limiting (Best Student Paper Award)
Proceedings of ACM SIGCOMM 2007, Kyoto, Japan.
Barath Raghavan, Kashi Vishwanath, Sriram Ramabhadran, Kenneth Yocum, Alex C. Snoeren

SIGCOMM '06 Realistic and Responsive Network Traffic Generation.
Proceedings of ACM SIGCOMM 2006, Pisa, Italy. [Slides .ppt]
Kashi Vishwanath, Amin Vahdat

SIGCOMM '05 Swing: Generating Representative High-Speed Packet Traces.
Extended Abstract, ACM SIGCOMM 2005, Philadelphia
Kashi Vishwanath, Amin Vahdat

MASCOTS '04 Routing in an Internet-Scale Network Emulator
Proceedings of the IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Modeling,
Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems ( MASCOTS'04), October 2004.
Jay Chen, Diwaker Gupta, Kashi Vishwanath, Alex C. Snoeren, Amin Vahdat

WWW '03 Design, Implementation and Evaluation of a Client Characterization Driven Web Server.
Proceedings of WWW-2003, Budapest, May 2003. [Slides .ppt]
Balachander Krishnamurthy, Craig Wills, Yin Zhang, Kashi Vishwanath


Department of Computer Science, Duke University (2001-2003)

Department of Computer Science, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (1997-2001)

Puranchandra Vidyaniketan, Kanpur, India (1991-1997)

Dr. Virendra Swarup Memorial School, Kanpur, India (1985-1991)