News

Jul 2019: Two papers on persistent memory were accepted to SOSP 2019! Congratulations to Rohan, Sekwon, and Jayashree!

Jun 2019: I will be giving the keynote at the The First International Workshop on Distributed Ubiquitous Computing: Systems, Applications, and Networking (DUCSAN 2020)!

Jan 2019: Jayashree Mohan was awarded the Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship!

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!

Feb 2018: Our work on protocol-aware recovery was awarded one of the best Best Paper Awards at FAST 2018!

Jan 2018: Awarded the NSF CAREER Award for project on building IO-efficient infrastructure!

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!

Mar 2017: Our CCFS paper was featured in the Morning Paper!

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!

Jan 2015: I will be giving a talk about our work on Application Crash Vulnerabilities at the SDI/ISTC Seminar at CMU.

July 2014: Our work on Application Crash Vulnerabilities got accepted to OSDI 14!

May 2014: I gave a talk about our work on Optimistic Crash Consistency at the second annual WISDOM Workshop.

Feb 2014: I gave a talk about our work on Optimistic Crash Consistency to the Advanced Operating Systems class at UW Madison.

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!

Oct 2013: I gave a talk about our work on Optimistic Crash Consistency to the Advanced Operating Systems class at UW Madison.

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!

Jan 2013: I will be spending summer 2013 working with James Mickens at Microsoft Research.

May 2012: Our work on Coerced Cache Eviction was covered in Computing Now.