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PLDI 2020
Mon 15 - Fri 19 June 2020
Wed 17 Jun 2020 07:00 - 07:20 at PLDI Research Papers live stream - Networking and Hardware Chair(s): Luís Pina

Batteryless energy-harvesting devices eliminate the need in batteries for deployed sensor systems, enabling longer lifetime and easier maintenance. However, such devices cannot support an event-driven execution model (e.g., periodic or reactive execution), restricting the use cases and hampering real-world deployment. Without knowing exactly how much energy can be harvested in the future, robustly scheduling periodic and reactive workloads is challenging.
We introduce CatNap, an event-driven energy-harvesting system with a new programming model that asks the programmer to express a subset of the code that is time-critical. CatNap isolates and reserves energy for the time-critical code, reliably executing it on schedule while deferring execution of the rest of the code. CatNap degrades execution quality when a decrease in the incoming power renders it impossible to maintain its schedule.
Our evaluation on a real energy-harvesting setup shows that CatNap works well with end-to-end, real-world deployment settings. CatNap reliably runs periodic events when a prior system misses the deadline by 7.3x and supports reactive applications with a 100% success rate when a prior work shows less than a 2% success rate.

Wed 17 Jun
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pldi-2020-papers
06:20 - 07:40: PLDI Research Papers - Networking and Hardware at PLDI Research Papers live stream
Chair(s): Luís PinaUniversity of Illinois at Chicago

YouTube lightning session video

pldi-2020-papers06:20 - 06:40
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Nick GiannarakisPrinceton University, USA, Devon LoehrPrinceton University, USA, Ryan BeckettMicrosoft Research, USA, David WalkerPrinceton University, USA
pldi-2020-papers06:40 - 07:00
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Hongjune KimSeoul National University, South Korea, Jianping ZengPurdue University, USA, Qingrui LiuVirginia Tech, USA, Mohammad Abdel-MajeedUniversity of Jordan, Jordan, Jaejin LeeSeoul National University, South Korea, Changhee JungPurdue University, USA
pldi-2020-papers07:00 - 07:20
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Kiwan MaengCarnegie Mellon University, USA, Brandon LuciaCarnegie Mellon University, USA
pldi-2020-papers07:20 - 07:40
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Kausik SubramanianUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, Anubhavnidhi AbhashkumarUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, Loris D'AntoniUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, Aditya AkellaUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison, USA