PhD Dissertation

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

Conference Papers

Storage

  1. Fail-Slow at Scale: Evidence of Hardware Performance Faults in Large Production Systems
    [bibtex]
    Haryadi S. Gunawi and Riza O. Suminto, University of Chicago; Russell Sears and Casey Golliher, Pure Storage; Swaminathan Sundararaman, Parallel Machines; Xing Lin and Tim Emami, NetApp; Weiguang Sheng and Nematollah Bidokhti, Huawei; Caitie McCaffrey, Twitter; Gary Grider and Parks M. Fields, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Kevin Harms and Robert B. Ross, Argonne National Laboratory; Andree Jacobson, New Mexico Consortium; Robert Ricci and Kirk Webb, University of Utah; Peter Alvaro, University of California, Santa Cruz, Mingzhe Hao, Huaicheng Li, and H. Birali Runesha, University of Chicago
    FAST 18: 16th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies, Feb. 2018

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

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

  4. 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: 12th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies, Feb. 2014

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

Computer Architecture

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

Cloud Security

  1. 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

Journal papers

  1. Fail-Slow at Scale: Evidence of Hardware Performance Faults in Large Production Systems
    [bibtex]
    Haryadi S. Gunawi and Riza O. Suminto, University of Chicago; Russell Sears and Casey Golliher, Pure Storage; Swaminathan Sundararaman, Parallel Machines; Xing Lin and Tim Emami, NetApp; Weiguang Sheng and Nematollah Bidokhti, Huawei; Caitie McCaffrey, Twitter; Deepthi Srinivasan and Biswaranjan Panda, Nutanix; Andrew Baptist, IBM; Gary Grider and Parks M. Fields, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Kevin Harms and Robert B. Ross, Argonne National Laboratory; Andree Jacobson, New Mexico Consortium; Robert Ricci and Kirk Webb, University of Utah; Peter Alvaro, University of California, Santa Cruz, H. Birali Runesha, Mingzhe Hao, and Huaicheng Li, University of Chicago
    ACM Transactions on Storage, Volume 14 Issue 3, October 2018, Article No. 23

For a complete list, please see my Google Scholar profile.