Center for Research in Storage Systems
Storage Systems Research Center
Spring 2014 Meeting Agenda

May 21–22
University of California, Santa Cruz

The meeting will be held in the Engineering 2 Building on the UC Santa Cruz campus. Wednesday's sessions will be held in the Simularium (E2-180), and Thursday's sessions will be in E2-506.

NOTE: Guests must sign an NDA to attend the meeting on the second day.

Wednesday, May 21st

8:15–9:00Breakfast
9:00–9:15 Welcome and Introductions (Ethan Miller)
9:15–9:45 Overview of Santa Clara University research (Ahmed Amer) [slides]
9:45–11:15 Improving Performance
  • SNQoS: Highly Scalable Shared-Nothing QoS for High-Performance Storage Systems (Yan Li) [abstract slides]
  • Models of Data Allocation (Christina Strong) [abstract [slides]
  • Long-Term Digital Preservation (Shayna Frank) [abstract slides]
  • Towards optimizing scheduling for I/O contention on multicore architectures (DJ Capelis / Darrell Long) [slides]
11:15–11:30 Break
11:30–1:00 New Storage Technologies
  • SMRDB: Key-Value Store on Shingled Magnetic Recording Disks (Rekha Pitchumani) [abstract slides]
  • Probabilistic wear-leveling on object-based byte-addressable NVRAM devices (Yangwook Kang) [abstract slides]
  • Data placement optimization for shingled disk (Stephanie Jones) [abstract slides]
1:00–2:00 Lunch
2:00–3:30 Archival Storage
  • Economic Modeling of Long-Term Storage (Preeti Gupta) [abstract slides]
  • Percival: A Secure Yet Usable Secret Split Archive (Joel Frank) [abstract slides]
  • RESAR: Bipartite graph encoding achieving higher levels of reliability with only XOR computations (Ignacio Corderi) [abstract slides]
3:30–3:45 Break
3:45–5:15 Search & Security
  • Using Rich Metadata and Provenance to Improve File Search and Management (Aleatha Parker-Wood) [abstract slides]
  • Providing a Path to Semantically-Rich Non-Hierarchical File Systems with HyFS (Michael McThrow) [abstract slides]
  • On the Origin of Files and Registry Cells: Measuring Namespace Evolution for Software Identification (Alex Nelson) [abstract slides]
  • Secret Sharing using Reed-Solomon encoding (Thomas Matthew)
5:15–6:15 Poster Session
6:15–7:30 Dinner

Thursday, May 22nd

9:00–1:00 Closed IAB meeting: agenda only available to CRSS sponsors

Last modified 21 May 2014