Computer Laboratory


I have submitted my dissertation, and have started a postdoc with the PDOS group at MIT. I am no longer in Cambridge, UK and am no longer updating this site.

See my new MIT website for the latest publications.

Conference and workshop papers





  • The seven deadly sins of cloud computing research
    Malte Schwarzkopf, Derek G. Murray and Steven Hand
    in Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Hot Topics in Cloud Computing (HotCloud 2012) at USENIX 2012
    » Paper [usenix] » Slides
  • A down-to-earth look at the cloud host OS
    Malte Schwarzkopf and Steven Hand
    in Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Hot Topics in Cloud Data Processing (HotCDP 2012) at EuroSys 2012
    » Paper [ACM DL] » Slides
  • The Case for Reconfigurable I/O Channels
    Steven Smith, Anil Madhavapeddy, Christopher Smowton, Malte Schwarzkopf, Richard Mortier, Robert Watson and Steven Hand
    at the 2nd Workshop on Runtime Environments, Systems, Layering and Virtualized Environments (RESoLVE 2012) at ASPLOS 2012
    » Paper



Journal articles

Posters and demos

  • CamIO: declaring flexible and performant application I/O
    Matthew P. Grosvenor, Malte Schwarzkopf, Andrew W. Moore, Robert N. M. Watson and Steven Hand
    Demo at the 4th Asia-Pacific Systems Workshop (APSYS 2013)
    » Abstract
  • R2D2: Bufferless, switchless data center networks using commodity Ethernet hardware
    Matthew P. Grosvenor, Malte Schwarzkopf and Andrew W. Moore
    Poster at the ACM SIGCOMM 2013 conference (SIGCOMM 2013)
    » Poster » Abstract
  • Omega: flexible, scalable schedulers for large compute clusters
    Malte Schwarzkopf, Andy Konwinski, Michael Abd-El-Malek and John Wilkes
    Poster at the 8th European Conference on Computer Systems (EuroSys 2013)
    » Poster
  • Multi-scale computing over heterogeneous resources
    Malte Schwarzkopf and Steven Hand
    Poster at the 23rd Symposium of Operating System Principles (SOSP 2011).
    » Poster (updated version) » Summary (extended abstract) [proceedings]
  • Nimbus: Intelligent Personal Storage
    Malte Schwarzkopf and Steven Hand
    Poster as part of the Microsoft Research Summer School 2010, Cambridge, UK.
    » Poster
  • Nimbus: A Personal Cloud Storage Manager
    Malte Schwarzkopf and Steven Hand
    Poster as part of the Doctoral Workshop at EuroSys 2010, Paris, France.
    » Poster
  • Personal Containers: Towards a scalable, holistic personal cloud
    Jon Crowcroft, Malte Schwarzkopf and Anil Madhavapeddy
    Poster at a London Technology Network Event: Information Security: Detect, Protect, Deter.
    » Poster
  • Proteus – Semi-Automatic Interactive Structure-from-Motion
    Malte Schwarzkopf and Christian Richardt
    Poster at Vision, Modelling and Visualisation Workshop 2009, Braunschweig, Germany.
    » Project website » Abstract » Poster


  • Operating system support for warehouse-scale computing
    Malte Schwarzkopf
    PhD dissertation, University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory.
    Submitted: October 23, 2015.
    Examined: February 12, 2016.
    » Dissertation (8 MB, PDF)
  • Proteus – Interactive Annotation-Based 3D Structure-from-Motion
    Malte Schwarzkopf
    Part II Dissertation, Cambridge Computer Science Tripos, May 2009.
    Nominated for an SET award.
    » Project website » Dissertation (13 MB, PDF)