SEPTEMBER 27 to 29, 2004









    MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27: CMU/Nemacolin Woodlands


    Greg Ganger - Welcome & PDL Overview
    Prof. Dave O'Hallaron - Computational Database Systems

    Session I: Data and Metadata in Self-* Storage

    Jay Wylie - Versatile Survivable Storage Systems: The PASIS Protocol Family Approach
    Andy Klosterman - The Client/Metadata Interface of Ursa Major

    Session II: Self-* Storage Optimization

    John Strunk - Tuning Tradeoffs in Self-* Storage
    Mengzhi Wang - Inducing Broad Training Coverage for Black-Box Storage Device Models
    Brandon Salmon - Challenges in Building a Two-tiered Architecture for Disk Layout

    Session III: Short Talks on Works-in-Progress

    Mike Mesnier - Modeling the Relative Performance of Self-* Storage Bricks
    Eno Thereska - Towards Self-Monitoring Systems
    Michael Abd-El-Malek - Garbage Collection for the PASIS Read/Write Protocol
    Jim Newsome - Automatic Detection and Signature Generation of Software Exploits
    James Hendricks - Access Control in Self-* Storage
    Raja Sambasivan - Cuckoo: Replication Policies & Load Shedding Algorithms

    TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28: Nemacolin Woodlands

    Session IV: Database Storage Management

    Stavros Harizopoulos - STEPS Towards Cache-Resident Transaction Processing
    Shimin Chen - Improving Hash Join Performance Through Prefetching
    Minglong Shao - Fates Database Storage Architecture

    Session V: Watching While Storing

    Terrence Wong - Comparison-based Filesystem Verification (The NFS Tee)
    Adam Pennington - Intrusion Detection on Disk

    Session VI: Three Talks In The Afternoon

    Craig Soules - Improving File Search Using Context Information
    Julio López - Etree - A Database Structure for Manipulating Massive Octree Datasets
    Michael Abd-El-Malek - A Protocol For a Decentralized, Scalable, Fault-Tolerant Metadata Service

    WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29: Nemacolin Woodlands

    Session VII: On Applying Control

    Bianca Schroeder - QoS for Databases
    Cindy Wong - The Coral Project - Defending Against Viruses and Worms on the Internet

    Session VIII: On Routing Requests

    Niraj Tolia - Integrating Portable and Distributed Storage
    Chris Lumb - D-SPTF: Decentralized Request Distribution


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