FSL Publications

Books:

# Title (click for html version) Formats Published In Date Comments
1 Linux NFS and Automounter Administration BibTeX Sybex May 2001 See Book home page

Conference and Workshop Papers:

# Title (click for html version) Formats Published In Date Comments
1 Predicting Network Buffer Capacity for BBR Fairness BibTeX Machine Learning for Systems Workshop Neurips 2022 Dec 2022 To appear
2 PC-Expo: A Metrics-Based Interactive Axes Reordering Method for Parallel Coordinate Displays BibTeX Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Visualization and Visual Analytics (VIS 2022) Oct 2022 To appear
3 Metrics for Sustainability in Data Centers BibTeX Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Sustainable Computer Systems Design and Implementation (HotCarbon'22) Jul 2022  
4 SpecNFS: A Challenge Dataset Towards Extracting Formal Models from Natural Language Specifications PDF BibTeX Proceedings of the 12th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC'22) Jun 2022  
5 A Machine Learning Framework to Improve Storage System Performance PDF BibTeX 13th ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Storage (HotStorage '21) Jul 2021  
6 Model-Checking Support for File System Development PDF BibTeX 13th ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Storage (HotStorage '21) Jul 2021  
7 CNSBench: A Cloud Native Storage Benchmark Native Storage PDF BibTeX 19th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 2021) Feb 2021  
8 Desperately Seeking ... Optimal Multi-Tier Cache Configurations PDF BibTeX 12th USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Storage (HotStorage '20) Jul 2020  
9 The Case for Benchmarking Control Operations in Cloud Native Storage PDF BibTeX 12th USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Storage (HotStorage '20) Jul 2020  
10 Re-Animator: Versatile High-Fidelity Storage-System Tracing and Replaying PDF BibTeX 13th ACM International Systems and Storage Conference (SYSTOR '20) Jun 2020  
11 Supporting Transactions for Bulk NFSv4 Compounds PDF BibTeX 13th ACM International Systems and Storage Conference (SYSTOR '20) Jun 2020  
12 Smart Aging: Utilizing Low-Cost, Non-wearable and Secure Sensing Technologies to Support the Health and Wellbeing of Community Dwelling Older Adults BibTeX Proceedings of the HIMSS 20 Preconference Session on Aging and Tech Forum: Addressing the Silver Tsunami Mar 2020  
13 KMLib: Towards Machine Learning for Operating Systems PDF BibTeX On-Device Intelligence Workshop, co-located with the MLSys Conference Mar 2020 Refereed abstract+poster
14 Carver: Finding Important Parameters for Storage System Tuning PDF BibTeX 18th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 2020) Feb 2020  
15 Distribution Fitting and Performance Modeling for Storage Traces PDF BibTeX 27th IEEE International Symposium on the Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS 2019) Oct 2019 Won best paper award
16 ICE: Interactive Configuration Explorer for High Dimensional Categorical Parameter Spaces PDF BibTeX IEEE Conference on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST 2019) Oct 2019  
17 Graphs Are Not Enough: Using Interactive Visual Analytics in Storage Research PDF BibTeX 11th USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Storage (HotStorage '19) Jul 2019  
18 Kurma: Secure Geo-Distributed Multi-Cloud Storage Gateways PDF BibTeX 12th ACM International Systems and Storage Conference (SYSTOR '19) Jun 2019  
19 Towards Better Understanding of Black-box Auto-Tuning: A Comparative Analysis for Storage Systems PDF BibTeX 2018 USENIX Annual Technical Conference (ATC 2018) Jul 2018 Data Set released as part of this paper.
20 Multi-Tier Caching PDF BibTeX U.S. Patent 9,959,279

May 2018 issued patent
21 POSIX is Dead! Long Live... errr... What Exactly? PDF BibTeX 9th USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Storage (HotStorge '17) Jul 2017 WACI track.
22 On the Performance Variation in Modern Storage Stacks PDF BibTeX 15th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 2017) Feb 2017  
23 To FUSE or Not to FUSE: Performance of User-Space File Systems PDF BibTeX 15th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 2017) Feb 2017 See sources related to paper
24 vNFS: Maximizing NFS Performance with Compounds and Vectorized I/O PDF BibTeX 15th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 2017) Feb 2017 Nominated for best paper award
25 SeMiNAS: A Secure Middleware for Wide-Area Network-Attached Storage PDF BibTeX ACM International Systems and Storage Conference (SYSTOR '16) Jun 2016  
26 Multi-Tier Caching PDF BibTeX U.S. Patent 9,355,109

May 2016 issued patent
27 A Long-Term User-Centric Analysis of Deduplication Patterns PDF BibTeX 32nd IEEE Conference on Mass Storage Systems and Technologies (MSST 2016) May 2016  
28 Using Hints to Improve Inline Block-Layer Deduplication PDF BibTeX 14th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 2016) Feb 2016  
29 Parametric Optimization of Storage Systems PDF BibTeX 7th USENIX Workshop in Hot Topics in Storage and File Systems (HotStorage 2015) Jul 2015  
30 Terra Incognita: On the Practicality of User-Space File Systems PDF BibTeX 7th USENIX Workshop in Hot Topics in Storage and File Systems (HotStorage 2015) Jul 2015  
31 Newer Is Sometimes Better: An Evaluation of NFSv4.1 PDF BibTeX International Conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems (SIGMETRICS 2015) Jun 2015  
32 Linux NFSv4.1 Performance Under a Microscope PDF BibTeX LISA 2014 Nov 2014 Extended Abstract
33 Dmdedup: Device-mapper Deduplication Target PDF BibTeX 2014 Ottawa Linux Symposium Jul 2014  
34 On the Importance of Evaluating Storage Systems' $Costs PDF BibTeX 6th USENIX Workshop in Hot Topics in Storage and File Systems (HotStorage 2014) Jun 2014  
35 Improving I/O Performance using Virtual Disk Introspection PDF BibTeX 5th USENIX Workshop in Hot Topics in Storage and File Systems (HotStorage 2013) Jun 2013  
36 Building Workload-Independent Storage with VT-Trees PDF BibTeX 11th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 2013) Feb 2013  
37 Virtual Machine Workloads: The Case for New Benchmarks for NAS PDF BibTeX 11th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 2013) Feb 2013  
38 The Economics of Long-Term Digital Storage PDF BibTeX The Memory of the World in the Digital age: Digitization and Preservation, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNSESCO) Sep 2012  
39 vATM: vSphere Adaptive Task Management PDF BibTeX 7th International Workshop on Feedback Computing (FC'12) Sep 2012  
40 Adaptive Runtime Verification PDF BibTeX 3rd International Conference on Runtime Verification (RV 2012) Sep 2012  
41 Don't Thrash: How to Cache Your Hash on Flash PDF BibTeX 38th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB '12) Aug 2012  
42 Efficient I/O Scheduling with Accurately Estimated Disk Drive Latencies PS PDF BibTeX 8th Annual Workshop on Operating Systems Platforms for Embedded Real-Time Applications (OSPERT 2012) Jul 2012  
43 Generating Realistic Datasets for Deduplication Analysis PS PDF BibTeX 2012 USENIX Annual Technical Conference (ATC 2012) Jun 2012  
44 Multi-Tier Caching PDF BibTeX US Patent Application 13/159,039

Mar 2012 US Patent Application 13/159,039 publication
45 Extracting Flexible, Replayable Models from Large Block Traces PS PDF BibTeX Tenth USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 2012) Feb 2012  
46 Power Consumption in Enterprise-Scale Backup Storage Systems PDF BibTeX Tenth USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 2012) Feb 2012  
47 An Efficient Multi-Tier Tablet Server Storage Architecture PS PDF BibTeX 2nd ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing (SOCC'11) Oct 2011  
48 Redflag: A framework for analysis of kernel-level concurrency PS PDF BibTeX 11th International Conference on Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing (ICA3PP'11) Oct 2011  
49 Runtime verification with state estimation PS PDF BibTeX 2nd International Conference on Runtime Verification (RV 2011) Sep 2011 Won Best Paper Award
50 Systems and methods for detection of new malicious executables PDF BibTeX U.S. Patent 7,979,907B2

Jul 2011 issued patent
51 Model Discovery for Energy-Aware Computing Systems: An Experimental Evaluation PS PDF BibTeX 1st Workshop on Energy Consumption and Reliability of Storage Systems (ERSS'11) Jul 2011  
52 Don't Thrash: How to Cache your Hash on Flash PS PDF BibTeX 3rd USENIX Workshop in Hot Topics in Storage and File Systems (HotStorage 2011) Jun 2011  
53 Benchmarking File System Benchmarking: It *IS* Rocket Science PS PDF BibTeX 13th USENIX Workshop in Hot Topics in Operating Systems (HotOS XIII) May 2011  
54 On the Energy Consumption and Performance of Systems Software PS PDF BibTeX The 4th Israeli Experimental Systems Conference (ACM SYSTOR 2011) May 2011  
55 Aspect-Oriented Instrumentation with GCC PS PDF BibTeX 1st International Conference on Runtime Verification (RV 2010) Nov 2010 Released as open source.
56 Exporting Kernel Page Caching for Efficient User-Level I/O PS PDF BibTeX 26th IEEE Conference on Mass Storage Systems and Technologies (MSST 2010) May 2010  
57 Towards a Secure and Efficient System for End-to-End Provenance PS PDF BibTeX 2nd Workshop on the Theory and Practice of Provenance (TAPP 2010) Feb 2010  
58 Evaluating Performance and Energy in File System Server Workloads PS PDF BibTeX Eighth USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 2010) Feb 2010  
59 The Visual Development of GCC Plug-ins PS PDF BibTeX Proceedings of the 2009 GCC Developers' Summit Jun 2009  
60 DHIS: Discriminating Hierarchical Storage PS PDF BibTeX The 2nd Israeli Experimental Systems Conference (ACM SYSTOR 2009) May 2009  
61 Energy and Performance Evaluation of Lossless File Data Compression on Server Systems PS PDF BibTeX The 2nd Israeli Experimental Systems Conference (ACM SYSTOR 2009) May 2009  
62 Story Book: An Efficient Extensible Provenance Framework PS PDF BibTeX 1st Workshop on the Theory and Practice of Provenance (TAPP 2009) Feb 2009  
63 Enabling Transactional File Access via Lightweight Kernel Extensions PS PDF BibTeX Seventh USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 2009) Feb 2009  
64 System and methods for detection of new malicious executables PDF BibTeX U.S. Patent 7,487,544B2

Feb 2009 issued patent
65 Selective Versioning in a Secure Disk System PS PDF BibTeX 17th USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security '08) Jul 2008  
66 DARC: Dynamic Analysis of Root Causes of Latency Distributions PS PDF BibTeX International Conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems (SIGMETRICS 2008) Jun 2008 Source code and benchmark information.
67 GreenFS: Making Enterprise Computers Greener by Protecting Them Better PS PDF BibTeX Proceedings of the 3rd ACM SIGOPS/EuroSys European Conference on Computer Systems 2008 (EuroSys 2008) Apr 2008 Won Best Paper Award
68 Software Monitoring with Bounded Overhead BibTeX NSF Next Generation Software Workshop (NSF NGS 2008) held in conjunction with the 22st IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2008) Apr 2008  
69 PLEASE: Policy Language for the Easy Administration of SELinux BibTeX The Second Annual Computer Security Conference (CSC 2008) Apr 2008  
70 The layers are coming, the layers are coming BibTeX First Linux Storage and Filesystem Workshop, held in conjuction with the sixth USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 2008) Feb 2008  
71 Exploiting Type-Awareness in a Self-Recovering Disk PS PDF BibTeX Third ACM International Workshop on Storage Security and Survivability (StorageSS 2007) held in conjunction with the 14th ACM CCS. Oct 2007  
72 Round-Trip Privacy with NFSv4 PS PDF BibTeX Third ACM International Workshop on Storage Security and Survivability (StorageSS 2007) held in conjunction with the 14th ACM CCS. Oct 2007 Source code and benchmark information.
73 RAIF: Redundant Array of Independent Filesystems PS PDF BibTeX IEEE Conference on Mass Storage Systems and Technologies (MSST 2007) Sep 2007  
74 Extending GCC with Modular GIMPLE Optimizations PS PDF BibTeX Proceedings of the 2007 GCC Developers' Summit Jul 2007  
75 Rapid File System Development Using ptrace PS PDF BibTeX Proceedings of the Workshop on Experimental Computer Science (EXPCS 2007), in conjunction with ACM FCRC Jun 2007  
76 Kernel Support for Stackable File Systems PS PDF BibTeX 2007 Ottawa Linux Symposium Jun 2007  
77 AutoFS - An Automounting File System for FreeBSD 6.x PS PDF BibTeX Proceedings of the 2007 BSDCan Technical BSD Conference May 2007  
78 Model Predictive Control for Memory Profiling PS PDF BibTeX NSF Next Generation Software Workshop (NSF NGS 2007) held in conjunction with the 21st IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2007) Mar 2007  
79 Making Linux Stacking-Friendly BibTeX First Linux Storage and Filesystem Workshop, held in conjuction with the fifth USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 2007) Feb 2007  
80 Operating System Profiling via Latency Analysis PS PDF BibTeX Seventh USENIX Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation (OSDI 2006) Nov 2006  
81 Type-Safe Disks PS PDF BibTeX Seventh USENIX Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation (OSDI 2006) Nov 2006  
82 Secure Deletion Myths, Issues, and Solutions PS PDF BibTeX Second ACM International Workshop on Storage Security and Survivability (StorageSS 2006) held in conjunction with the 13th ACM CCS. Oct 2006  
83 Using Free Web Storage for Data Backup PS PDF BibTeX Second ACM International Workshop on Storage Security and Survivability (StorageSS 2006) held in conjunction with the 13th ACM CCS. Oct 2006  
84 UnionFS: User- and Community-oriented Development of a Unification Filesystem PS PDF BibTeX 2006 Ottawa Linux Symposium Jul 2006  
85 Compiler-Assisted Software Verification Using Plug-Ins PS PDF BibTeX NSF Next Generation Software Workshop (NSF NGS 2006) held in conjunction with the 20th IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2006) Apr 2006  
86 Runtime Verification for High-Confidence Systems: A Monte Carlo Approach PS PDF BibTeX Second Workshop on Model Based Testing (MBT 2006) held in conjunction with ETAPS 2006 Mar 2006  
87 Accurate and Efficient Replaying of File System Traces PS PDF BibTeX Fourth USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 2005) Dec 2005  
88 Adding Secure Deletion to Your Favorite File System PS PDF BibTeX Third IEEE Security In Storage Workshop (SISW 2005) Dec 2005  
89 Stackable File Systems and Methods Thereof PDF BibTeX US Patent Application 10/862,212

Dec 2005 US Patent Application 10/862,212 publication
90 Ensuring Data Integrity in Storage: Techniques and Applications PS PDF BibTeX First ACM International Workshop on Storage Security and Survivability (StorageSS 2005) held in conjunction with the 12th ACM CCS. Nov 2005  
91 Kefence: An Electric Fence for Kernel Buffers PS PDF BibTeX First ACM International Workshop on Storage Security and Survivability (StorageSS 2005) held in conjunction with the 12th ACM CCS. Nov 2005 Won Best Short Paper Award.
92 Increasing Distributed Storage Survivability with a Stackable RAID-like File System PS PDF BibTeX First IEEE/ACM Workshop on Cluster Security, in conjunction with the Fifth IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGrid 2005) May 2005 Won Best Paper Award
93 Auto-pilot: A Platform for System Software Benchmarking PS PDF BibTeX Usenix Technical Conference, FREENIX Track Apr 2005  
94 Efficient and Safe Execution of User-Level Code in the Kernel PS PDF BibTeX NSF Next Generation Software Workshop, in conjunction with IPDPS 2005 Apr 2005  
95 I3FS: An In-Kernel Integrity Checker and Intrusion Detection File System PS PDF BibTeX Usenix Large Installation Systems Administration Conference (LISA 18) Nov 2004  
96 Avfs: An On-Access Anti-Virus File System PS PDF BibTeX 13th USENIX Security Symposium (Security 2004) Aug 2004  
97 A Versatile and User-Oriented Versioning File System PS PDF BibTeX Third USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 2004) Apr 2004  
98 Tracefs: A File System to Trace Them All PS PDF BibTeX Third USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 2004) Apr 2004  
99 Reducing Storage Management Costs via Informed User-Based Policies PS PDF BibTeX NASA/IEEE Conference on Mass Storage Systems and Technologies (MSST 2004) Apr 2004  
100 Cryptographic File Systems Performance: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You PS PDF BibTeX 2003 IEEE Security In Storage Workshop (SISW 2003) Oct 2003  
101 NCryptfs: A Secure and Convenient Cryptographic File System PS PDF BibTeX Slides Usenix Technical Conference, General Track Jun 2003  
102 Cosy: Develop in User-Land, Run in Kernel-Mode PS PDF BibTeX 9th Workshop in Hot Topics in Operating Systems (HotOS IX) May 2003  
103 High-Confidence Operating Systems PS PDF BibTeX Tenth ACM SIGOPS European Workshop Sep 2002  
104 Enhancing NFS Cross-Administrative Domain Access PS PDF BibTeX Usenix Technical Conference, FREENIX Track Jun 2002  
105 Overhauling Amd for the '00s: A Case Study of GNU Autotools PS PDF BibTeX Usenix Technical Conference, FREENIX Track Jun 2002  
106 MEF, Malicious Email Filter--A UNIX Mail Filter That Detects Malicious Windows Executables PS PDF BibTeX Usenix Technical Conference, FREENIX Track Jun 2001 Won Best Student Paper Award
107 Fast Indexing: Support for Size-Changing Algorithms in Stackable File System PS PDF BibTeX Usenix Technical Conference Jun 2001  
108 Data Mining Methods for Detection of New Malicious Executables PS PDF BibTeX IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy May 2001  
109 Toward Cost-Sensitive Modeling for Intrusion Detection and Response PS PDF BibTeX Workshop on Intrusion Detection and Prevention, held as part of ACM CCS 2000 Nov 2000  
110 FiST: A Language for Stackable File Systems PS PDF BibTeX Usenix Technical Conference Jun 2000  
111 Extending File Systems Using Stackable Templates PS PDF BibTeX Usenix Technical Conference Jun 1999  
112 A Stackable File System Interface For Linux PS PDF BibTeX LinuxExpo 99 May 1999  
113 HLFSD: Delivering Email to your $HOME PS PDF BibTeX Usenix Systems Administration (LISA VII) Conference Nov 1993  
114 Discovery and Hot Replacement of Replicated Read-Only File Systems, with Application to Mobile Computing PS PDF BibTeX Usenix Summer Conference Jun 1992  

Journal and Magazine Articles:

# Title (click for html version) Formats Published In Date Comments
1 Improving Storage Systems Using Machine Learnings BibTeX ACM Transactions on Storage (TOS) Sep 2020 To appear
2 Running Virtual PC (cPC) Meetings PDF BibTeX ;login: The USENIX Magazine (Summer 2020) Jul 2020  
3 Analyzing the distribution fit for storage workload and Internet traffic traces PDF BibTeX Elsevier -- Performance Evaluation (PEVA) Jun 2020  
4 Selected Results of the Workshop on Data Storage Research 2025 PDF BibTeX ;login: The USENIX Magazine (Winter 2019) Dec 2019  
5 Performance and resource utilization of fuse user-space file systems PDF BibTeX ACM Transactions on Storage (TOS) May 2019 FUSE Article Online Appendices
6 Cluster and Single-Node Analysis of Long-Term Deduplication Patterns PDF BibTeX ACM Transactions on Storage (TOS) May 2018  
7 vNFS: Maximizing NFS Performance with Compounds and Vectorized I/O PDF BibTeX ACM Transactions on Storage (TOS) Sep 2017  
8 Filebench: A Flexible Framework for File System Benchmarking BibTeX ;login: The USENIX Magazine Mar 2016  
9 On the Trade-Offs among Performance, Energy, and Endurance in a Versatile Hybrid Drive PDF BibTeX ACM Transactions on Storage (TOS) Jul 2015  
10 Is NFSv4.1 Ready for Prime Time? PDF BibTeX ;login: The USENIX Magazine Jun 2015  
11 Visual Correlation Analysis of Numerical and Categorical Data on the Correlation Map PDF BibTeX IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG) Feb 2015  
12 InterAspect: Aspect-Oriented Instrumentation with GCC PDF BibTeX Internation Journal on Formal Methods in System Design Sep 2012  
13 Don't Thrash: How to Cache Your Hash on Flash PDF BibTeX The Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (PVLDB) Aug 2012  
14 Software Monitoring with Controllable Overhead PS PDF BibTeX International Journal on Software Tools for Technology Transfer (STTT) Dec 2010  
15 Optimizing Energy and Performance for Server-Class File System Workloads BibTeX ACM Transactions on Storage (TOS) Sep 2010  
16 The Case for Specialized File Systems, or, Fighting File System Obesity PDF BibTeX ;login: The USENIX Magazine Feb 2010  
17 Unifying Biological Image Formats with HDF5 BibTeX Communications of the ACM Oct 2009  
18 Notes on a Nine Year Study of File System and Storage Benchmarking BibTeX Byte and Switch Jul 2009  
19 Findings from the First Annual Storage and File Systems Benchmarking Workshop PDF BibTeX ;login: The USENIX Magazine Oct 2008  
20 A Nine Year Study of File System and Storage Benchmarking PS PDF BibTeX ACM Transactions on Storage (TOS) May 2008 Online data appendix
21 Extending ACID Semantics to the File System PS PDF BibTeX ACM Transactions on Storage (TOS) Jun 2007  
22 On Incremental File System Development PS PDF BibTeX ACM Transactions on Storage (TOS) May 2006  
23 Versatility and Unix Semantics in Namespace Unification PS PDF BibTeX ACM Transactions on Storage (TOS) Feb 2006  
24 Unionfs: Bringing File Systems Together BibTeX Linux Journal Dec 2004  
25 Using the Amd Automounter BibTeX Linux Journal Oct 2003  
26 Writing Stackable Filesystems BibTeX Linux Journal May 2003 Software described in article
27 Toward Cost-Sensitive Modeling for Intrusion Detection and Response PS PDF BibTeX Journal of Computer Security Jan 2002 Expanded version of CCS 2000 paper

Manuals:

# Title (click for html version) Formats Published In Date Comments
1 The Auto-pilot Benchmarking Suite User Manual PS PDF BibTeX   Jul 2005 See an all-in-one version.
2 Am-utils 6.1 (4.4 BSD Automounter Utilities) User Manual PS PDF BibTeX   Aug 2003 See a frames version and an all-in-one version.

Technical Reports:

# Title (click for html version) Formats Published In Date Comments
1 Using Machine Learning to Improve Operating Systems' I/O Subsystems PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-22-02 Jun 2022 Ph.D. Dissertation Proposal
2 Model-Checking Support for File System Development PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-22-01 Jan 2022 Ph.D. Research Proficiency Exam (RPE)
3 KML: Using Machine Learning to Improve Storage Systems PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-21-02 Nov 2021 Source code
4 SpecNFS: A Challenge Dataset Towards Extracting Formal Models from Natural Language Specifications BibTeX Non-archival poster presentation in the Workshop on Natural Language Processing for Programming in the ACL 2021 conference" Aug 2021 SpecNFS dataset
5 Accelerating Multi-Tier Cache Evaluations with Intelligent MRC Point Selection PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-21-01 Jan 2021 Ph.D. Research Proficiency Exam (RPE)
6 Supporting Transactions for Bulk NFSv4 Compounds PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-20-02 Dec 2020 Ph.D. Research Proficiency Exam (RPE)
7 CNSBench: A Cloud Native Storage Benchmark PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-20-01 Dec 2020 Ph.D. Research Proficiency Exam (RPE)
8 Re-Animator: Versatile High-Fidelity System-Call Tracing and Replaying PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-19-02 May 2019 Ph.D. Research Proficiency Exam (RPE)
9 Data Storage Research Vision 2025: Report on NSF Visioning Workshop PDF BibTeX ACM Digital Library Feb 2019 Workshop report, held on May 30 to June 1, 2018.
10 A Practical Auto-Tuning Framework for Storage Systems PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-19-01 Jan 2019 Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
11 A Practical, Real-Time Auto-Tuning Framework for Storage Systems PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-18-01 Apr 2018 Ph.D. Dissertation Proposal
12 Kurma: Efficient and Secure Multi-Cloud Storage Gateways for Network-Attached Storage PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-17-01 Apr 2017 Ph.D. Dissertation
13 To FUSE or not to FUSE? Analysis and Performance Characterization of User-Space File Systems PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-16-02 Dec 2016 M.S. Thesis
14 Parametric Optimization of Storage Systems PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-16-01 Jan 2016 Ph.D. Research Proficiency Exam (RPE)
15 Design and Implementation of an Open-Source Deduplication Platform for Research PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-15-03 Dec 2015 Ph.D. Research Proficiency Exam (RPE)
16 KURMA: Geo-Distributed Secure Middlewares for Cloud-Backed Network Attached Storage PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-15-02 Nov 2015 Ph.D. Dissertation Proposal
17 Finding the Right Balance: Security vs. Performance with Network Storage Systems PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-15-01 May 2015 M.S. Thesis
18 Evaluation of Nilfs2 for Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR) Disks PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-14-03 Sep 2014  
19 Linux NFSv4.1 Performance Under a Microscope PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-14-02 Aug 2014  
20 GreenDM: A Versatile Tiering Hybrid Drive for the Trade-Off Evaluation of Performance, Energy, and Endurance PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-14-01 May 2014 Ph.D. Dissertation
21 Cpuidle from user space PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-13-05 Dec 2013  
22 Multi-dimensional Workload Analysis and Synthesis for Modern Storage Systems PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-13-04 Dec 2013 Ph.D. Dissertation
23 System-Aware Resource Scheduling for Performance, Energy, and Reliability in Tiered Storage Systems BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-13-03 May 2013 Ph.D. Dissertation Proposal
24 Multi-dimensional Workload Analysis and Synthesis for Modern Storage Systems PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-13-02 Apr 2013 Ph.D. Dissertation Proposal
25 GreenDM: A Versatile Hybrid Drive for Energy and Performance BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-13-01 Apr 2013 Ph.D. Research Proficiency Exam (RPE)
26 Runtime Verification of Kernel-Level Concurrency Using Compiler-Based Instrumentation PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-12-05 Dec 2012 Ph.D. Dissertation
27 Unifying File Systems and Databases Efficiently BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-12-06 Sep 2012  
28 A Context Aware Block Layer: The Case for Block Layer Deduplication PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-12-04 May 2012 M.S. Thesis
29 From Tuples to Files: a Fast Transactional System Store and File System PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-12-03 May 2012 M.S. Thesis
30 Efficient, Scalable, and Versatile Application and System Transaction Management for Direct Storage Layers PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-12-02 Jan 2012 Ph.D. Dissertation
31 Runtime Verification of Kernel-Level Concurrency Using Compiler-Based Instrumentation PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-12-01 Jan 2012 Ph.D. Dissertation Proposal
32 Stopping Data Races Using Redflag PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-10-02 May 2010 M.S. Thesis
33 Optimizing Energy and Performance for Server-Class File System Workloads PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-10-01 May 2010 M.S. Thesis
34 Flexible Debugging with Controllable Overhead PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-09-01 Aug 2009 Ph.D. Thesis
35 SAMT Performace Proof PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-09-03 Jun 2009  
36 The Visual Development of GCC Plug-ins with GDE, PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-09-04 Apr 2009 M.S. Thesis
37 Energy and Performance Evaluation of Lossless File Data Compression on Computer Systems PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-09-02 Apr 2009 M.S. Thesis
38 Protecting Control Files With File System Transactions PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-08-05 Aug 2008  
39 Analyzing Root Causes of Latency Distributions PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-08-04 Jul 2008 Ph.D. Thesis
Source code and benchmark information
40 Techniques for Visualizing Software Execution PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-08-03 Mar 2008 Ph.D. Research Proficiency Exam (RPE)
41 Remote Debugging with Controllable Overhead PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-08-02 Mar 2008 Ph.D. Thesis Proposal
42 End-to-End Abstractions for Application-Aware Storage PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-08-01 Mar 2008 Ph.D. Thesis
43 PLEASE: Policy Language for Easy Administration of SELinux PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-07-02 May 2007 M.S. Thesis
44 A Nine Year Study of File System and Storage Benchmarking PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-07-01 May 2007 Online data appendix
45 Versatile, Portable, and Efficient File System Profiling PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-06-05 Dec 2006 Ph.D. Thesis: an expanded version of our OSDI 2006 paper.
46 Extending ACID Semantics to the File System via ptrace PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-06-04 May 2006 Ph.D. Thesis
47 Latency as a Viable Metric for OS Profiling BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-06-03 Apr 2006  
48 Rapid File System Development Using ptrace BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-06-02 Jan 2006  
49 Extending ACID Semantics to the File System BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-06-01 Jan 2006  
50 A Versatile Persistent Caching Framework for File Systems PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-05-05 Dec 2005  
51 Benchmarking File System Benchmarks BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-05-04 Dec 2005 Kernel Config and Slowfs Source Code used in this paper. Presented as a FAST 2005 BOF session (where you can find PDFs of slide presentations).
52 Storage Virtualization with a Stackable File System PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-05-03 Dec 2005 M.S. Thesis
53 Runtime Verification for High-Confidence OS Kernels: A Monte Carlo Approach BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-05-02 Nov 2005  
54 On the Role of Static Analysis in Operating System Checking and Runtime Verification PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-05-01 May 2005 Ph.D. Research Proficiency Exam (RPE)
55 File System Extensibility and Reliability Using an in-Kernel Database PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-04-06 Dec 2004 M.S. Thesis
56 Versatility and Unix Semantics in a Fan-Out Unification File System PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-04-01b Oct 2004  
57 Versatile File System Tracing with Tracefs PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-04-05 Aug 2004 M.S. Thesis
58 Enhancing File System Integrity Through Checksums PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-04-04 May 2004  
59 NFS File Handle Security PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-04-03 May 2004  
60 Operating System Support for Extensible Secure File Systems PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-04-02 May 2004 Ph.D. Research Proficiency Exam (RPE)
61 Versionfs: A Versatile and User-Oriented Versioning File System PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-03-03 Dec 2003 M.S. Thesis
62 Cryptographic File Systems Performance: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-03-02 Aug 2003 Slightly expanded version of SISW'03 paper with same title.
63 A System for Improving Application Performance Through System Call Composition PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-03-03 Jun 2003 M.S. Thesis
64 Reducing Storage Management Costs via Informed User-Based Policies PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-03-01 Mar 2003  
65 Improving Application Performance Through System Call Composition PS PDF BibTeX Stony Brook U. CS TechReport FSL-02-01 Jun 2002  
66 The Design and Implementation of Elastic Quotas: A System for Flexible File System Management PS PDF BibTeX Columbia U. CS TechReport CUCS-014-02 Jun 2002  
67 FiST: A System for Stackable File System Code Generation PS PDF BibTeX Columbia University May 2001 Ph.D. Dissertation
68 Performance of Size-Changing Algorithms in Stackable File Systems PDF BibTeX Columbia U. CS TechReport CUCS-023-00 Dec 2000  
69 Toward cost-sensitive modeling for intrusion detection PDF BibTeX Columbia U. CS TechReport CUCS-002-00 Feb 2000  
70 Stackable File Systems As a Security Tool PS PDF BibTeX Columbia U. CS TechReport CUCS-036-99 Dec 1999  
71 Usenetfs: A Stackable File System for Large Article Directories PS PDF BibTeX Columbia U. CS TechReport CUCS-022-98 Jul 1998  
72 Cryptfs: A Stackable Vnode Level Encryption File System PS PDF BibTeX Columbia U. CS TechReport CUCS-021-98 Jun 1998 This tech-report had been cited more than 15 times before the new version of the work was published -- NCryptfs.
73 Discovery and Hot Replacement of Replicated Read-Only File Systems, with Application to Mobile Computing PS PDF BibTeX Columbia University Oct 1997 M.S. Thesis
74 FiST: A File System Component Compiler PS PDF BibTeX Columbia University Apr 1997 Ph.D. Thesis Proposal
75 PGMAKE: A Portable Distributed Make System PS PDF BibTeX Columbia U. CS TechReport CUCS-035-94 Jul 1994 See PGmake home page

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1 Fast Indexing: Support for Size-Changing Algorithms in Stackable File System PS PDF BibTeX   Oct 2001 Expanded version of Usenix 2001 paper