9th Annual Workshop & Retreat
November 5 - 7, 2001


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5: Carnegie Mellon

Greg Ganger: Welcome
Ken Gabriel, CMU: Silicon that Hears and Makes Sound
Posters & Open Discussion

Nemacolin Woodlands

SESSION I: Maximizing Disk Performance

Jiri Schindler - Matching File System Policies to Disk Characteristics
Chris Lumb - Freeblock Scheduling Outside of Disk Firmware

SESSION II: Survivable Storage Systems

Jay Wylie - Analyzing Survivable Storage Systems
Vijay Pandurangan - Performance Tuning in Survivable Storage Systems

Poster Session and Reception

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6: Nemacolin Woodlands

SESSION III: Decentralized FS Design

Garth Goodson - A Survivable NFS File System
John Griffin - Timing-accurate Storage Emulation

SESSION IV: Storage Networking

Aditya Akella - Congestion Management and Service Differentiation
Andy Klosterman - Distributed File System Measurements and Load Balancing
Ted Wong - Decentralized Reconfiguration of Threshold Schemes

SESSION V: Database Systems

Shimin Chen - Improving Database Index Performance through Prefetching
Stavros Harizopoulos - Affinity Scheduling in Staged Database Systems

SESSION VI: Maximizing Disk Performance II

Angela Demke Brown - Taming the Memory Hogs

Poster Session & Reception

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7: Nemacolin Woodlands

SESSION VII: System Robustness

Mike Bigrigg - Program Analysis for Robust Information System
Bianca Schroeder - Improving Performance of Web Servers Under Overload

SESSION VIII: Storage-Embedded Security

John Strunk - Detection, Diagnosis, and Recovery with Self-Securing Storage
Craig Soules - A Fine-grained Versioning System For Self-Securing Storage

Feedback Session


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