SOSP Workshop on Hot Topics in Storage and File Systems (HotStorage '09)

October 11, 2009

Big Sky Resort
Big Sky, MT

ACM SIGOPS In Cooperation with USENIX
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SOSP HotStorage '09

Call for Papers Workshop Website

HotStorage '09 Technical Program

Sunday, October 11
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Session 1: New Looks at Data       (Chair: Jiri Schindler, NetApp)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Session 2: Performance & Reliability       (Chair: Andrew Warfield, University of British Columbia)
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Session 3: Energy & Efficiency       (Chair: Ethan Miller, UCSC, Santa Cruz)
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Break
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Session 4: Solid State Storage       (Chair: Dushyanth Narayanan, MSR Cambridge, UK)
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM Panel: Rethinking File Systems

Session 1: New Looks at Data

Device-Transparency: a New Model for Mobile Storage [PDF]
Jacob Strauss (MIT), Christopher Lesniewski-Laas (MIT), Justin Mazzola Paluska (MIT), Bryan Ford (MPI-SWS), Robert Morris (MIT), and Frans Kaashoek (MIT)
A Case for Versatile Storage System [PDF]
Samer Al-Kiswany, Abdullah Gharaibeh, and Matei Ripeanu (The University of British Columbia)
LazyBase: Freshness vs. Performance in Information Management [PDF]
Kimberly Keeton, Charles B. Morrey III, Craig A. N. Soules, and Alistair Veitch (HP Labs)

Session 2: Performance & Reliability

Awarded Best Paper! Does Virtualization Make Disk Scheduling Passé? [PDF]
Dave Boutcher and Abhishek Chandra (University of Minnesota)
Why panic()? Improving Reliability with Restartable File Systems [PDF]
Swaminathan Sundararaman, Sriram Subramanian, Abhishek Rajimwale, Andrea C. Arpaci-Dusseau, Remzi H. Arpaci-Dusseau, and Michael M. Swift. (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
SelfTalk for Dena: Query Language and Runtime Support for Evaluating System Behavior [PDF]
Gokul Soundararajan, Saeed Ghanbari, and Cristiana Amza (University of Toronto)

Session 3: Energy & Efficiency

Energy Proportionality for Storage: Impact and Feasibility [PDF]
Jorge Guerra (Florida International University), Wendy Belluomini, Joseph Glider, Karan Gupta, and Himbabindu Pucha (IBM Almaden Research Center)
Awarded Best Paper! Efficiency Matters! [PDF]
Eric Anderson and Joseph Tucek (HP Labs)
FastAD: An Authenticated Directory for Billions of Objects [PDF]
Paul Stanton, Randal Burns, Giuseppe Ateniese, and Benjamin McKeown (Johns Hopkins University)

Session 4: Solid State Storage

Empirical Evaluation of NAND Flash Memory Performance [PDF]
Peter Desnoyers (Northeastern University)
Awarded Best Paper! Differential RAID: Rethinking RAID for SSD Reliability [PDF]
Asim Kadav, Mahesh Balakrishnan, Vijayan Prabhakaran, and Dahlia Malkhi (Microsoft Research, Silicon Valley)

Panel: Rethinking File Systems

Bill Bolosky (Microsoft Research) [Slides], Jeff Chase (Duke University) [Slides], Jeff Dean (Google) [Slides], Andrew Warfield (University of British Columbia/Citrix) [Slides], Erez Zadok (Stony Brook University) [Slides]