FAST '21 Preliminary Program

All the times listed below are in Pacific Standard Time (PST).

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

7:30 am–7:45 am

Opening Remarks and Awards

Program Co-Chairs: Marcos K. Aguilera, VMware Research, and Gala Yadgar, Technion—Israel Institute of Technology

7:45 am–8:55 am

Indexing and Key-Value Store

8:55 am–9:05 am

Break

9:05 am–10:30 am

Advanced File Systems

High Velocity Kernel File Systems with Bento

Samantha Miller, Kaiyuan Zhang, Mengqi Chen, and Ryan Jennings, University of Washington; Ang Chen, Rice University; Danyang Zhuo, Duke University; Thomas Anderson, University of Washington

Rethinking File Mapping for Persistent Memory

Ian Neal, Gefei Zuo, Eric Shiple, and Tanvir Ahmed Khan, University of Michigan; Youngjin Kwon, KAIST; Simon Peter, University of Texas at Austin; Baris Kasikci, University of Michigan

10:30 am–10:45 am

Break

10:45 am–12:00 pm

Keynote Address

TBA

12:00 pm–12:40 pm

Networking

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

7:30 am–8:55 am

Transactions, Deduplication, and More

8:55 am–9:05 am

Break

9:05 am–9:35 am

Work-in-Progress Reports (WiPs)

Work-in-Progress Reports (WiPs) are short presentations about work in progress, new results, or timely topics.

View the Call for WiPs. The submission deadline is Friday, January 22, 2021.

9:35 am–9:50 am

Break

9:50 am–11:15 am

Cloud and Distributed Systems

Facebook's Tectonic Filesystem: Efficiency from Exascale

Satadru Pan, Facebook; Theano Stavrinos, Princeton University; Yunqiao Zhang, Atul Sikaria, Pavel Zakharov, Abhinav Sharma, Shiva Shankar P, Mike Shuey, Richard Wareing, Monika Gangapuram, Guanglei Cao, Christian Preseau, Pratap Singh, Kestutis Patiejunas, and JR Tipton, Facebook; Ethan Katz-Bassett, Columbia University; Wyatt Lloyd, Princeton University

CNSBench: A Cloud Native Storage Benchmark

Alex Merenstein, Stony Brook University; Vasily Tarasov, IBM Research - Almaden; Ali Anwar, IBM Research; Deepavali Bhagwat, IBM Storage Research; Julie Lee, Stony Brook University; Lukas Rupprecht and Dimitris Skourtis, IBM Research - Almaden; Yang Yang and Erez Zadok, Stony Brook University

11:15 am–11:25 am

Break

11:25 am–11:55 am

Work-in-Progress Reports (WiPs)

Work-in-Progress Reports (WiPs) are short presentations about work in progress, new results, or timely topics.

View the Call for WiPs. The submission deadline is Friday, January 22, 2021.

11:55 am–12:35 pm

Networking

Thursday, February 25, 2021

7:30 am–8:40 am

Caching Everywhere

A Community Cache with Complete Information

Mania Abdi, Northeastern University; Amin Mosayyebzadeh, Boston University; Mohammad Hossein Hajkazemi, Northeastern University; Emine Ugur Kaynar, Boston University; Ata Turk, State Street; Larry Rudolph, Twosigma; Orran Krieger, Boston University; Peter Desnoyers, Northeastern University

Learning Cache Replacement with CACHEUS

Liana Valdes, Farzana Yusuf, Steven Lyons, Eysler Paz, Raju Rangaswami, and Jason Liu, Florida International University; Ming Zhao, Arizona State University; Giri Narasimhan, Florida International University

8:40 am–8:50 am

Break

8:50 am–10:15 am

The SSD Revolution Is Not Over

10:15 am–10:30 am

Break

10:30 am–11:45 am

Keynote Address

TBA

11:45 am–11:55 am

Closing Remarks

Program Co-Chairs: Marcos K. Aguilera, VMware Research, and Gala Yadgar, Technion—Israel Institute of Technology