Center for Research in Storage Systems
Storage Systems Research Center
Spring 2015 Meeting Agenda

May 11–14
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 13th

9:00–9:20 Welcome and Introductions (Ethan Miller)
  • Introduction of attendees & review of agenda [slides]
  • Recruiting good students for CRSS
9:20–10:40 Session 1 (Chair: Andy Hospodor)
  • SMRDB: Key-Value Data Store for Shingled Magnetic Recording Disks (Rekha Pitchumani, 30 min) [abstract / slides]
  • Classifying Data to Reduce Long Term Data Movement in Shingled Write Disks (Stephanie Jones, 30 min) [abstract / slides]
  • Memory Persistence: A New Dimension in Memory Hardware Design (Prof. Jishen Zhao, 20 min) [abstract / slides]
10:40–11:00 Break
11:00–12:30 Session 2 (Chair: Darrell Long)
  • Percival: A Searchable Secret-Split Data Store (Joel Frank, 30 min) [abstract / slides]
  • Automatic Storage Contention Management for High-Performance Computer Systems (Yan Li, 30 min) [abstract / slides]
  • SCU Research Overview (Prof. Ahmed Amer, Santa Clara University, 30 min) [abstract / slides]
12:30–1:30 Lunch
1:30–3:00 Session 3 (Chair: Ethan Miller)
  • Economic Modeling of Long-term Storage (Preeti Gupta, 25 min) [abstract / slides]
  • Optimal Workload Placement (Christina Strong, 25 min) [abstract / slides]
  • Realistic Request Arrival Generation In Storage Benchmarks (Shayna Frank, 30 min) [abstract / slides]
  • Genomic Data Deduplication (Andy Hospodor, Ignacio Corderi, Sara Wood, David Aguirre, 10 min) [abstract / slides]
3:00–3:30 Break
3:30–5:00 Session 4 (Chair: Ahmed Amer)
  • Fast Galois Field Arithmetic for Erasure Codes (Lincoln Thurlow, 25 min) [abstract / slides]
  • Software Signature Derivation from Sequential Digital Forensic Analysis (Alex Nelson, 30 min) [abstract / slides]
  • Breaking a VM Security Monitor with SeaOS (Daniel Bittman, 10 min) [abstract / slides]
  • When Encryption Isn't Enough (DJ Capelis, 25 min) [abstract / slides]
5:00–6:00 Poster Session
6:00–7:30 Dinner (Engineering Courtyard)

Thursday, May 14th

9:00–1:00 Closed IAB meeting: agenda only available to CRSS sponsors
Last modified 12 May 2015