Using Static Analysis to Diagnose Misconfigured Open Source Systems Software
Ariel Rabkin is a fifth (and final)-year PhD candidate in the RAD Lab at UC Berkeley, working with Randy Katz. He is formerly from Cornell University, AB 2006, MEng 2007). He is interested in software quality and software intelligibility. He expects to graduate in May 2012. His dissertation is about applying program analysis to system management, including automatically describing program configuration options and diagnosing configuration errors. He is a contributor to several open source projects, including Hadoop, the Chukwa log collection framework, and the JChord program analysis toolset.