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  • Journal Articles
    • NSF’s PRObE CFP: 1000 Nodes for Systems Research Experiments. Garth Gibson, Gary Grider, Andree Jacobson, and Wyatt Lloyd. USENIX Login Magazine, June 2013 Issue [URL]
  • Conference Proceedings
    • DL-MPI: Enabling Data Locality Computation for MPI-based Data-Intensive Application. Jiangling Yin, Andrew Foran, and Jun Wang. In the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (BigData 2013), Oct 6-9, 2013, Santa Clara, CA, USA [PDF]
    • Stronger semantics for low-latency geo-replicated storage. Wyatt Lloyd, , Michael J. Freedman, Michael Kaminsky, and David G. Andersen. }, In Proceedings of the 10th USENIX conference on Networked Systems Design and Implementation, NSDI 2013. pp. 313-328. Lombard, IL. USENIX Association. [PDF]
    • Sprinkler - Reliable Broadcast for Geographically Dispersed Datacenters. Haoyan Geng and Robbert van Renesse. International Middleware Conference (Middleware). Beijing, China. December 2013. [PDF]
  • Workshops
    • SDAFT: A novel scalable data access framework for parallel blast. Jiangling Yin, Junyao Zhang, Jun Wang, and Wu-chun Feng. In the 2013 International Workshop on Data-Intensive Scalable Computing Systems (DISCS-2013) held in conjunction with the 2013 ACM/IEEE Supercomputing Conference (SC'13), Nov 18, Denver, CO, USA. [PDF]
  • Presentations
  • Posters
    • Disk-Failure Injection Framework for Fault-Tolerant Systems Research. Yathindra Naik, Mike Hibler, Eric Eide, Robert Ricci. Poster session presented at USENIX Filesystems and Storage Technoligies (FAST) 2012. Feb 14-17. San Jose, CA. [PDF]
  • Whitepapers
    • SkyeFS: Distributed Directories using Giga+ and PVFS. Anthony Chivetta, Swapnil Patil & Garth Gibson. Carnegie Mellon University Parallel Data Lab Technical Report CMU-PDL-12-104, May 2012. Abstract / PDF [398K]
    • HPC Computation on Hadoop Storage with PLFS. Chuck Cranor, Milo Polte, Garth Gibson. Carnegie Mellon University Parallel Data Lab Technical Report CMU-PDL-12-115. Nov. 2012. Abstract / PDF [170K]
  • Online Publications
    • Consistency, Availability, and Geo-Replicated Storage. Mike Freedman. Princeton SNS group blog. [URL]
    • Caring about Causality - now in Cassandra. Dave Anderson. Dave's Data blog. [URL]
    • High-School, College Students Instrumental in Assembling PRObE Supercomputer. Katy Bowman,, May 2013 [URL]
    • PRObE Project - Call for proposals. Garth Gibson, PRObE Website, May 2013 [URL]
    • NSF Supports Unique, High Performance Supercomputer Center, NSF Press Release 12-204, Oct 24, 2012. [URL]
  • Code Repositories
    • wlloyd/eiger on github [URL]

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