TIP Publications

  • Using Speculative Execution to Automatically Hide I/O Latency. Fay W. Chang. Carnegie Mellon Ph.D Dissertation CMU-CS-01-172, December 2001.
    Abstract / Postscript [4.9M] / PDF [945K]

  • Automatic I/O Hint Generation through Speculative Execution. Chang, F.W. and Gibson, G.A. Proceedings of the 3rd Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation, February 1999.
    Abstract / Postscript [197K] / PDF [121K]

  • Informed Prefetching and Caching. Hugo Patterson. Carnegie Mellon Ph.D. Dissertation CMU-CS-97-204: December 1997.
    Abstract / Postscript [4.8M] / PDF [2.3M]

  • Practical and Theoretical Issues in Prefetching and Caching. Andrew Tomkins. Carnegie Mellon Ph.D. Dissertation CMU-CS-97-181: October 1997.
    Abstract / GZ Postscript [827K] / PDF [918K]

  • Prefetching Over a Network: Early Experience with CTIP. Rochberg, D. and Gibson, G.A. SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review, volume 25, number 3, (pp. 29-36), December, 1997.
    Abstract / Postscript [314K] / PDF [75K]

  • Informed Multi-Process Prefetching and Caching. Tomkins, A., Patterson, R.H. and Gibson, G.A Proc. of the ACM International Conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems, (Sigmetrics '97), Seattle, Washington, June 15-18, 1997.
    Abstract / Postscript [1.2M] / PDF [319K] / TIP Application Traces [5.1M]

  • A Trace-Driven Comparison of Algorithms for Parallel Prefetching and Caching. Kimbrel, T., Tomkins, A., Patterson, R.H., Bershad, B., Cao, P., Felten, E.W., Gibson, G.A., Karlin, A.R. and Li, K. Proc. of the 2nd USENIX Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation (OSDI), Seattle, WA, October 28-31, 1996, pp. 19-34. Also available as CMU SCS Technical Report CMU-CS-96-174.
    Abstract / Postscript [670K] / PDF [344K]

  • Informed Prefetching and Caching. Patterson, R.H. Gibson, G.A., Ginting, E., Stodolsky, D. and Zelenka, J. Proc. of the 15th Symposium of Operating Systems Principles, Copper Mountain Resort, CO, December 3-6, 1995, pp. 79-95.
    Abstract / Postscript [440K] / PDF [232K]

  • Exposing I/O Concurrency with Informed Prefetching. Patterson, R.H. and Gibson, G.A Proc. of Third Int'l. Conf. on Parallel and Distributed Information Systems, Austin, TX, September 28-30, 1994, pp.7-16.
    Abstract / HTML / Postscript [103K] / PDF [51K]

  • A Status Report on Research in Transparent Informed Prefetching. Patterson, R.H., Gibson, G.A and Satyanarayanan, M. ACM Operating Systems Review, 1993. Also available as CMU SCS Technical Report CMU-CS-93-113.
    Abstract / Postscript [94K] / PDF [50K]

  • Using Transparent Informed Prefetching to Reduce File Read Latency. Patterson, R.H., Gibson, G.A and Satyanarayanan, M. Annotated slides for the conference talk appearing in the proceedings of the Goddard Conference on Mass Storage Systems and Technologies, 1992.
    Postscript [71K] / PDF [40K]

  • Disk Reads with DRAM Latency. Gibson, G.A, Patterson, R.H. and Satyanarayanan, M. Third Workshop on Workstation Operating Systems, April, 1992, pp. 126-131.
    Abstract / Postscript [43K] / PDF [18K]