Welcome to the Berkeley NetSys Lab

Active Projects

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BESS

BESS is a modular framework for software switches. BESS is neither pre-configured or hardcoded to perform particular functionality. Instead, you can configure your own packet processing datapath by composing small modules.

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NetBricks

NetBricks is a safe and fast framework for rapid development of network functions for use in NFV written using Rust and DPDK. NetBricks aims to make it faster to develop new NFs, while also providing faster mechanisms for safely chaining NFs.

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Quilt

Quilt aims to be the easiest way to deploy and network containers by relying on a new domain specific language, Stitch, to specify distributed applications.

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Recent Publications

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Embark: Securely Outsourcing Middleboxes to the Cloud

NSDI '16

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Universal Packet Scheduling

NSDI '16

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Minimizing Faulty Executions of Distributed Systems

NSDI '16

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Recent News

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Jack Zhao Presents AXE at SIGCOMM '16

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Ethan Jackson Interviewed on OVS Orbit Podcast

Listen to the interview (show notes).

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Ethan J. Jackson Presents "Automated Spark Deployment With Declarative Infrastructure" at 2016 Spark Summit

See the video here

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