PDL Researchers Awarded Best Paper at SIGMETRICS 2007


March 21, 2007

The program chairs of SIGMETRICS 2007, which will be held this June in San Diego, CA, announced that the Best Paper Award will be given to a team of researchers from the Parallel Data Lab (PDL) for their work, "Modeling the Relative Fitness of Storage." The authors are ECE graduate students Michael Mesnier and Raja Sambasivan, Computer Science (CS) graduate student Matthew Wachs, CS postdoctoral research fellow Alice Zheng, and their faculty advisor, Greg Ganger, Professor of ECE and CS, and PDL director.

The paper was chosen from among the 29 that were accepted for publication at the conference, which focuses on the measurement and modeling of computer systems.

SIGMETRICS is the Association for Computing Machinery's (ACM) Special Interest Group (SIG) for computer/communication system performance.

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon's Parallel Data Lab (PDL) received both Best Paper awards at the recent File and Storage Technologies (FAST) conference.

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