Computer Architecture and System Laboratory


Xiaojia Song received a 2017 Summer Intern position at Samsung. Congratulations to Xiaojia!
Wen Pan received a 2017 Summer Intern position at Western Digital. Congratulations to Wen!
Deng Zhou joined NetApp Inc. as a technical staff. Congratulations to Deng!
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Student Deng Zhou successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation entitled "I/O Stack Optimization for Non-Volatile Memory Based Storage Systems". Congratulations to Deng Zhou!
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Student Wen Pan presented our paper entitled "How Many MLCs Should Impersonate SLCs to Optimize SSD Performance?" at MEMSYS 2016 in Washting D.C.
The source code and the traces of our publication "I/O Characteristics of Smartphone Applications and Their Implications for eMMC Design (IISWC 2015)" are available now! The source code of the BIOtracer (a trace colloecting tool that can collect I/O informatin from both the block layer and the eMMC driver layer) and the 25 block-level I/O traces from 18 applications (e.g., Email and Twitter) and their combinations (i.e., 7 combo traces) on a Nexus 5 smartphone will be provided upon email request. Please send us an email at txie@mail.sdsu.edu if you want a copy.
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Deng Zhou presented our paper entitled "I/O Characteristics of Smartphone Applications and Their Implications for eMMC Design" at the 11th IEEE International Symposium on Workload Characterization (IISWC 2015) in Atlanta.
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Deng Zhou presented our paper entitled "An SSD-HDD Integrated Storage Architecture for Write-Once-Read-Once Applications on Clusters" at the 17th IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing (Cluster) in Chicago.
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Tao present in Systor 2015 conference
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Professor Tao Xie received the 2014-2015 College of Sciences Outstanding Faculty Award.
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Student Wei Wang will join SanDisk as a Sr. Research Engineer in the Advance Technology Team this April.
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Student Wei Wang successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation entitled "Boosting Performance and Endurance of Flash-Based Storage Systems: From Embedded Systems to Enterprise Servers". Congratulations to Wei Wang!
Student Deng Zhou received a 2015 Summer Intern position at NetApp. Congratulations to Deng!
Student Wei Wang received a 2014 Summer Intern position at Segate Technology. Congratulations to Wei!
Tao Xie received an NSF grant "A Device-Array Based Flash Storage System for Emerging Data-Intensive and Mission-Critical Mobile Applications: from Architecture Redesign to New File System"
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Our paper entitled "DLOOP: A Flash Translation Layer Exploiting Plane-Level Parallelism" was awarded the Best Paper of IPDPS 2013. Congratulations to Abdul Abdurrab and Wei Wang!
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our lab organized an NSF project workshop named "Energy-Efficient Storage Systems for Mobile Applications Workshop". Dr. Xinde Hu from STEC Inc. delivered a presentation entitled "Impact of Solid State Storage on Future Computing Systems".
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Wei Wang and Cailiang (Leon) Xu attended the Non-Volatile Memories Workshop 2012.
Student Janak Koshia will join Hitachi Global Storage Technologies December 2010 as a Enterprise HDD/SSD Firmware Engineer. Congratulations to Janak Koshia!
Professor Tao Xie received the 2009-2010 College of Sciences Outstanding Faculty Award.
Student Abhinav Sharma joined Qualcom this month. Congratulations to Abhinav Sharma!
Tao Xie received the NSF CAREER Award "Architectural Support for Integrating NAND Flash Solid State Disks into Enterprise-Class Storage Systems"
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Tao Xie received an NSF grant "Energy-Efficient and Reliability-Aware Data Management in Mobile Storage Systems"
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Student Deepthi K. Madathil received an IBM 2008 summer internship. She will conduct research at the storage department at the IBM Almaden Research Center from May to September.
Yao Sun received the 2008 Most Outstanding Master's Candidate in Computer Science Award from our department. Congratulations to Yao Sun!