Conference Papers

ISCA 2018: FireSim: FPGA-Accelerated, Cycle-Accurate Scale-Out System Simulation in the Public Cloud

Sagar Karandikar, Howard Mao, Donggyu Kim, David Biancolin, Alon Amid, Dayeol Lee, Nathan Pemberton, Emmanuel Amaro, Colin Schmidt, Aditya Chopra, Qijing Huang, Kyle Kovacs, Borivoje Nikolic, Randy Katz, Jonathan Bachrach, and Krste Asanović. FireSim: FPGA-Accelerated Cycle-Exact Scale-Out System Simulation in the Public Cloud. In proceedings of the 45th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA’18), Los Angeles, CA, June 2018.

Paper PDF | Slides PDF | IEEE Xplore



User Papers

These are papers that use FireSim in their work.

ISCA 2018: A Hardware Accelerator for Tracing Garbage Collection

Martin Maas, Krste Asanović, John Kubiatowicz. A Hardware Accelerator for Tracing Garbage Collection. In proceedings of the 45th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA’18), Los Angeles, CA, June 2018.

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Press/Blogs

AWS Compute Blog: Bringing Datacenter-Scale Hardware-Software Co-design to the Cloud with FireSim and Amazon EC2 F1 Instances

Sagar Karandikar, Krste Asanović. Bringing Datacenter-Scale Hardware-Software Co-design to the Cloud with FireSim and Amazon EC2 F1 Instances. AWS Compute Blog. October 2017.

Link | Demo



External Talks/Workshops

USENIX Vail Computer Elements Workshop, 2018: FireSim: Enabling fast, cycle-accurate warehouse-scale architecture research with open hardware and FPGAs in the cloud

Speaker: Sagar Karandikar. FireSim: Enabling fast, cycle-accurate warehouse-scale architecture research with open hardware and FPGAs in the cloud. USENIX Vail Computer Elements Workshop, 2018, Vail, CO, June 2018.

ISCA 2018: FireSim: FPGA-Accelerated, Cycle-Accurate Scale-Out System Simulation in the Public Cloud

Speaker: Sagar Karandikar. FireSim: FPGA-Accelerated, Cycle-Accurate Scale-Out System Simulation in the Public Cloud. 45th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA’18), Los Angeles, CA, June 2018.

Slides PDF | Paper Preprint

7th RISC-V Workshop: FireSim: Cycle-Accurate Rack-Scale System Simulation using FPGAs in the Public Cloud

Speaker: Sagar Karandikar. FireSim: Cycle-Accurate Rack-Scale System Simulation using FPGAs in the Public Cloud. 7th RISC-V Workshop, Milpitas, CA, November 2017.

Slides | Video