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FAST '03, 2nd Conference on File and Storage Technologies
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Monday, March 31, 2003
9:00 a.m.—10:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks, Awards, Keynote

Keynote Address
Data Services — From Data to Containers

John Wilkes, Hewlett-Packard Labs

10:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m.   Break
11:00 a.m.—12:30 p.m.
Internet-Scale Storage
Session Chair: Peter Honeyman, CITI, University of Michigan

Awarded Best Student Paper!
Pond: The OceanStore Prototype
Sean Rhea, Patrick Eaton, Dennis Geels, Hakim Weatherspoon, Ben Zhao, and John Kubiatowicz, University of California, Berkeley

Data Staging on Untrusted Surrogates
Jason Flinn, Intel Research Pittsburgh and University of Michigan; Shafeeq Sinnamohideen, Niraj Tolia, and M. Satyanaryanan, Intel Research Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University

Plutus: Scalable Secure File Sharing on Untrusted Storage
Mahesh Kallahalla, Hewlett-Packard Labs; Erik Riedel, Seagate Research; Ram Swaminathan, Hewlett-Packard Labs; Qian Wang, Pennsylvania State University; and Kevin Fu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

12:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m.   Lunch (on your own)
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
File Storage
Session Chair: Margo Seltzer, Harvard University

Metadata Efficiency in Versioning File Systems
Craig A. N. Soules, Garth R. Goodson, John D. Strunk, and Gregory R. Ganger, Carnegie Mellon University

yFS: A Journaling File System Design for Handling Large Data Sets with Reduced Seeking
Zhihui Zhang and Kanad Ghose, State University of New York, Binghamton

Semantically-Smart Disk Systems
Muthian Sivathanu, Vijayan Prabhakaran, Florentina I. Popovici, Timothy E. Denehy, Andrea C. Arpaci-Dusseau, and Remzi H. Arpaci-Dusseau, University of Wisconsin, Madison

3:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.   Break
4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
Special Invited Session: Petabytes and Beyond
Session Chair: Jeff Chase, Duke University

Reagan Moore, San Diego Supercomputer Center; Dave Belanger, AT&T; and Tom Ruwart, I/O Performance Inc.
View Tom Ruwart's presentation slides

Tuesday, April 1, 2003
9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
Storage Systems
Session Chair: Greg Ganger, Carnegie Mellon University

Awarded Best Paper!
Using MEMS-Based Storage in Disk Arrays
Mustafa Uysal and Arif Merchant, Hewlett-Packard Labs; Guillermo A. Alvarez, IBM Almaden Research Center

Optimizing Probe-Based Storage
Ivan Dramaliev and Tara Madhyastha, University of California, Santa Cruz

ARC: A Self-Tuning, Low Overhead Replacement Cache
Nimrod Megiddo and Dharmendra S. Modha, IBM Almaden Research Center

10:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m.   Break
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sharing Block Storage
Session Chair: Erik Riedel, Seagate Research

Façade: Virtual Storage Devices with Performance Guarantees
Christopher R. Lumb, Carnegie Mellon University; Arif Merchant, Hewlett-Packard Labs; and Guillermo A. Alvarez, IBM Almaden Research Center

Design and Implementation of Semi-preemptible IO
Zoran Dimitrijevic, Raju Rangaswami, and Edward Chang, University of California, Santa Barbara

Block-Level Security for Network-Attached Disks
Marcos K. Aguilera, Minwen Ji, Mark Lillibridge, John MacCormick, and Erwin Oertli, Hewlett-Packard Labs; Dave Andersen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Mike Burrows, Microsoft Research; Timothy Mann, VMware; and Chandramohan A. Thekkath, Microsoft Research

12:30 p.m.—2:00 p.m.   Conference Luncheon
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Network File Systems
Session Chair: Keith A. Smith, Sun Microsystems

The Direct Access File System
Matt DeBergalis, Peter Corbett, Steve Kleiman, Arthur Lent, Dave Noveck, Tom Talpey, and Mark Wittle, Network Appliance, Inc.

Making the Most Out of Direct-Access Network Attached Storage
Kostas Magoutis, Salimah Addetia, Alexandra Fedorova, and Margo I. Seltzer, Harvard University

Passive NFS Tracing of Email and Research Workloads
Daniel Ellard, Jonathan Ledlie, Pia Malkani, and Margo Seltzer, Harvard University

3:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.   Break
4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
Work-in-Progress Reports
Session Chair: Remzi Arpaci-Dusseau, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Short, pithy, and fun, Work-in-Progress reports introduce interesting new or ongoing work, and the FAST '03 audience provides valuable discussion and feedback. A schedule of presentations is posted near the registration area

Wednesday, April 2, 2003
9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
Special Invited Session: Enterprise Storage: The Next Decade
Session Chair: Jeff Chase, Duke University

Garth Gibson, Panasas; Steve Kleiman, Network Appliance; and David Black, EMC, and IETF Chair for Internet Storage

10:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m.   Break
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Measuring the Technology
Session Chair: Darrell Long, University of California, Santa Cruz

Modeling Hard-Disk Power Consumption
John Zedlewski, Sumeet Sobti, Nitin Garg, and Fengzhou Zheng Princeton University; Arvind Krishnamurthy, Yale University; and Randolph Wang, Princeton University

Storage Over IP: When Does Hardware Support Help?
Prasenjit Sarkar, Sandeep Uttamchandani, and Kaladhar Voruganti, IBM Almaden Research Center

More Than an Interface—SCSI vs. ATA
Dave Anderson, Jim Dykes, and Erik Riedel, Seagate Research

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