Publications

PhD Dissertation

Using Similarity in Content and Access Patterns to Improve Space Efficiency and Performance in Storage Systems [slides]

Conference Papers

  1. SEFEE: Lightweight Storage Error Forecasting in Large Scale Enterprise Storage Systems
    Amirhesam Yazdi, Xing Lin, Lei Yang, Feng Yan
    SC 2020: International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis

  2. SS-CDC: A Two-stage Parallel Content-Defined Chunking for Deduplicating Backup Storage [slides :: bibtex]
    Fan Ni, Xing Lin, Song Jiang
    SYSTOR 19: The 12th ACM International Systems and Storage Conference

  3. Fail-Slow at Scale: Evidence of Hardware Performance Faults in Large Production Systems [bibtex]
    Haryadi S. Gunawi and many other collaborators
    FAST 18: The 16th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies, Feb. 2018

  4. Metadata Considered Harmful … to Deduplication [slides :: bibtex]
    Xing Lin, Fred Douglis, Jim Li, Xudong Li, Robert Ricci, Stephen Smaldone, and Grant Wallace
    HotStorage 15: The 7th USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Storage and File Systems, July 2015

  5. POTASSIUM: Penetration Testing as a Service [bibtex]
    Richard Li, Dallin Abendroth, Xing Lin, Yuankai Guo, Hyun-wook Baek, Eric Eide, Robert Ricci, Jacobus Van der Merwe
    SOCC 15: ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing, August 2015

  6. Using Deduplicating Storage for Efficient Disk Image Deployment
    [slides :: bibtex]
    Xing Lin, Mike Hibler, Eric Eide, and Robert Ricci
    TridentCom 15: The 10th International Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks & Communities, June 2015

  7. Migratory Compression: Coarse-grained Data Reordering to Improve Compressibility [slides :: video :: bibtex]
    Xing Lin, Guanlin Lu, Fred Douglis, Philip Shilane, and Grant Wallace
    FAST 14: The 12th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies, Feb. 2014

  8. Towards Fair Sharing of Block Storage in a Multi-tenant Cloud
    [slides :: video :: bibtex]
    Xing Lin, Yun Mao, Feifei Li, Robert Ricci
    HotCloud 12: The 4th USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Cloud Computing, June 2012

  9. Refining the Utility Metric for Utility-Based Cache Partitioning
    [slides :: bibtex]
    Xing Lin, and Rajeev Balasubramonian
    WDDD 11: The 9th Annual Workshop on Duplicating, Deconstructing, and Debunking, in conjunction with the 38th International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA-38), June 2011

Journal papers

  1. Fail-Slow at Scale: Evidence of Hardware Performance Faults in Large Production Systems [bibtex]
    Haryadi S. Gunawi and many other collaborators
    ACM Transactions on Storage, Volume 14 Issue 3, October 2018, Article No. 23

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