Center for Research in Storage Systems
Fall 2015 Industry Advisory Board
Meeting Agenda

02 December 2015
University of California, Santa Cruz

LOCATION: Rooms E2-506 and E2-599 on the 5th floor of the Engineering 2 Building on the UCSC campus (park in Core West Parking Structure)

NOTE: Guests (non-CRSS members) must sign an NDA to attend the meeting.
Attendees: [ list of attendees]

9:00–9:30 Welcome and Introductions (Ethan Miller) [slides]
  • Introduction of attendees and three new sponsors
  • Introduction of two new faculty: Peter Alvaro and Jishen Zhao
  • Review of agenda
9:30–9:45 CRSS Center Q&A, Financial Overview (Ethan Miller) [slides]
9:45–10:00 Overview of LIFE Forms and Project Evaluation (Brian McKean, IAB Chair) Meeting password: available to IAB members.
10:00–10:15 LIFE Voting (IAB, David Meyer) [slides]
10:15–10:45 Coffee Break
10:45–12:30 Project Presentations (CRSS Researchers)
  • New Storage Technology: Shingled Write Disk (Rekha Pitchumani, Stephanie Jones, Andy Hospodor, Ahmed Amer, Ethan Miller, Darrell Long) [slides1] [slides2] [status]
  • New Storage Technology: Data Allocation and System Optimization (Christina Strong, Darrell Long, Ethan Miller) [slides] [status]
  • New Storage Technology: Accelerating Galois Field Arithmetic (Lincoln Thurlow, Andrew Kwong, Ethan Miller, Darrell Long) [slides] [status]
  • Exascale Storage: Genomic Data Compression/Deduplication (UC-Share, Andy Hospodor, Nicholas Hill, Justin Bates, Darrell Long) [slides] [status]
  • Exascale Storage: Pilot, the Benchmarking Component of the ASCAR Automatic Storage Tuning Framework (Yan Li, Ethan Miller, Darrell Long, Andy Hospodor) [slides] [status]
12:30–1:30 Lunch
1:30–3:30 Project Presentations Continued (CRSS Researchers)
  • Archival Storage: Economic Modeling (Preeti Gupta, Darrell Long, Ethan Miller) [slides] [status]
  • Archival Storage: Secure & Searchable Storage with Percival (Joel Frank, Shayna Frank, Ethan Miller, Darrell Long) [status]
Project Proposals (CRSS Researchers)
  • Archival Storage: Clinker, a Novel Method for Secret Splitting (Ana McTaggart, Ethan Miller) [slides] [proposal]
  • New Storage Technologies: Re-architecting systems stack for NVRAM (Daniel Bittman, Ethan Miller, Darrell Long, Andy Hospodor) [slides] [proposal]
  • New Storage Technologies: Fair and Energy-efficient Single-level Store: Resource Management (Jishen Zhao) [slides] [proposal]
  • Distributed Systems: Distributed Systems (Peter Alvaro) [slides] [proposal]
3:30–4:00 Coffee Break
4:00–5:00 Review of LIFE Voting and Discussion of Proposed Projects (David Meyer)
5:00–6:00 New Business and Feedback to Center Director (Brian McKean)
  • Spring IAB Meeting will be 11-12 May 2016 in Santa Cruz, CA
  • Fall IAB Meeting will be 06 Dec 2016 in Santa Cruz, CA
6:30–8:30 Dinner, Cafe Lucio, 381 Soquel Avenue (at Ocean Street), Santa Cruz

Last modified 23 November 2015