Jul 2018: Our work on building transactional file systems using the file-system journal (TxFS) won one of the three Best Paper Awards at ATC 18!
May 2018: I was invited to the NSF Workshop on "Data Storage Research 2025"!
Mar 2018: I was awarded a Google Faculty Research Award to work on write-optimized infrastructure!
Feb 2018: Our work on Protocol-Aware Recovery was featured in the Morning Paper!
Dec 2017: Ashlie Martinez, the undergrad leading the CrashMonkey project, was selected as one of the three awardees of the CRA Best Undergraduate Award 2018! Congratulations Ashlie!
Dec 2017: Our paper on protocol-aware recovery in consensus-based distributed storage systems was accepted to FAST 2018!
Oct 2017: Invited to attend Facebook Systems and Networking Faculty Summit! Excited to tour the Fort Worth datacenter.
Sep 2017: Students Pandian Raju and Jayashree Mohan were awarded scholarships to attend SOSP 2017. Congratulations!
Sep 2017: Our poster on IO Amplification in Linux file systems was awarded Best Poster at ApSys 17! Congratulations Jayashree and Rohan!
Sep 2017: Jayashree presented our work on the complexities in benchmarking SQLite at ApSys 17.
Aug 2017: PebblesDB, our work on reducing IO amplification in key-value stores, was accepted to SOSP 2017!
Jul 2017: We presented CrashMonkey, CC-Log, and our storage energy study at HotStorage 17.
Jun 2017: I will be visiting and working with the VMware Research Group for a month (June mid-July mid) in the summer!
May 2017: Received a Special Research Grant from UT Austin for our work on measuring energy consumption of storage!
Apr 2017: Three papers accepted to HotStorage 17! Congratulations Jayashree, Dhathri, Santiago, and Ashlie!
Mar 2017: Our paper titled "From Crash Consistency to Transactions" was accepted to HotOS 17!
Feb 2017: Our FAST 2017 paper won one of the two Best Paper Awards!
Dec 2016: Our work on Application Crash Consistency got accepted to FAST 2017!
Dec 2016: Grateful to Facebook Academic Program for supporting my research!
Nov 2016: Honored to receive the SIGOPS Dennis M. Ritchie Doctoral Dissertation Award!
Oct 2016: Awarded a VMware Early Career Faculty Award!
Sep 2016: NVMove, our work on helping developers port applications to NVM, got accepted to INFLOW 16!
Aug 2016: Started at UT Austin!
July 2016: Excited to receive a Google Cloud Platform Education Grant!
Aug 2015: Successfully defended my thesis!
June 2015: I will be spending one year as a post-doc at VMWare.
May 2015: I have accepted an Assistant Professor position at UT Austin.
Mar 2015: Our work on provable file-system semantics got accepted to HotOS 2015!
July 2014: Our work on Application Crash Vulnerabilities got accepted to OSDI 14!
Jan 2014: I have been awarded the Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship!Dec 2013: Our Blizzard paper (which I worked on with folks from MSR Redmond) got accepted at NSDI 2014!
Nov 2013: I gave a short talk about our work on Optimistic Crash Consistency at Wisconsin SyNS '13!
Nov 2013: I presented our work on Optimistic Crash Consistency at SOSP 2013!
Aug 2013: Our paper on application-level consistency got accepted at HotDep 2013!
Jun 2013: Our paper on Optimistic Crash Consistency got accepted at SOSP 2013!