Call for papers
The 12th ACM International Systems and Storage Conference (SYSTOR 2019) will take place on June 3-5, at IBM Research Labs, Haifa, Israel. SYSTOR welcomes academic and industrial papers in systems and storage, broadly construed. SYSTOR encourages submissions that describe results from experimental system prototypes, as well as experience papers describing practical deployments, and valuable lessons learned from them. SYSTOR is sponsored by SIGOPS and in cooperation with Usenix. For more, see

Keynote speakers have been announced: James Larus (EPFL), James Bottomley (IBM Research) and Bill Bolosky (Microsoft Research)

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
* Big Data infrastructure
* Cloud, datacenter, and distributed systems
* File and storage systems
* Networked, mobile, wireless, peer-to-peer, and sensor systems
* Security, privacy, and trust
* Fault tolerance, reliability, and availability
* Operating systems, computer architecture, and their interactions
* Embedded and real-time systems
* Performance evaluation and workload characterization
* Runtime systems and compiler/programming-language support
* Deployment, usage, and experience
* System design or adaptation for emerging storage technologies
* Virtualization

SYSTOR 2019 solicits submissions in five separate categories:
* Full Papers Track – original research, up to 10 pages. Deadline: March 7, 2019
* Short Papers Track – original research, up to 5 pages. Deadline: March 7, 2019
* Highlight Papers Track – papers accepted at top-tier conferences. Deadline: March 29, 2019
* Posters with Extended Abstract Track – original work presented as a poster, accompanied by an extended abstract in the conference proceedings. Deadline: March 28, 2019
* Informal Student Presentations – informal presentation of research findings, co-located with the poster session. Deadline: May 17, 2019

All details regarding submissions can be found at

Conference Organizers
Program Chairs:
Ashvin Goel (University of Toronto)
Adam Morrison (Tel Aviv University, Israel)

General Chair:
Moshik Hershcovitch (IBM Research – Haifa, Israel)

Steering Committee Head:
Dalit Naor (IBM Research – Haifa, Israel)

Steering Committee:
Michael Factor (IBM Research – Haifa, Israel)
Ethan Miller (University of California Santa Cruz, USA)
Liuba Shrira (Brandeis University, USA)
Dan Tsafrir (Technion, Israel & VMware Research Group, USA)
Erez Zadok (Stony Brook University, USA)

Publicity Chair:
Eran Gilad (Yahoo Research / Verizon, Israel)

The complete program committee can be found at

12th ACM Intl. Systems and Storage Conference (SYSTOR 2019)