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— Journal Papers

  1. [TPDS17] W. Liu, P. Huang, K. Tang, K. Zhou, and X. He, “Alleviating Memory Refresh Overhead via Data Compression for High performance and Energy Efficiency,” IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, October 2017, DOI: 10.1109/TPDS.2017.2763141   

  2. [ToS17] Y. Zhou, F. Wu, P. Huang, X. He, C. Xie, and J. Zhou, “Understanding and Alleviating the Impact of the Flash Address Translation on Solid State Devices”, ACM Transactions on Storage, Vol. 13, No. 2, June 2017.

  3. [JSS17] Panfeng Zhang, Ping Huang, Xubin He, Hua Wang, and Ke Zhou, “Resemblance and mergence based indexing for high performance data deduplication”, Journal of Systems and Software, Elsevier, Vol. 128, June 2017, pages 11-24.

  4. [ToS16] J. Wan, P. Xu, X. He, J. Wang, J. Li, and C. Xie, “H-Scale: A Fast Approach to Scale Disk Arrays via Hybrid Stripe Deployment,” ACM Transactions on Storage, Vol. 12, No. 3, April 2016.

  5. [TPDS16] M. Fu, D. Feng, Y. Hua, X. He, Z. Chen, J. Liu, W. Xia, F. Huang, and Q. Liu, “Reducing Fragmentation for In-line Deduplication Backup Storage via Exploiting Backup History and Cache Knowledge”, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 27, No. 3, March 2016. [Abstract] [PDF]

  6. [CC15] Y. Tan, Z. Yan, D. Feng, X.  He, Q. Zou, and L. Yang, “De-Frag: an efficient scheme to improve deduplication performance via reducing data placement de-linearization”, Cluster Computing, Vo. 18, No. 1, March 2015.

  7. [JSA14] Guanying Wu, Ping Huang, and Xubin He, "Reducing SSD Access Latency via NAND Flash Program and Erase Suspension", Journal of Systems Arhcitecture, Vol. 60, No. 4, 2014, pp. 345-356. [Abstract]

  8. [TPDS14] C. Wu, X. He, Q. Cao, C. Xie, and S. Wan, "Hint-K: An Efficient Multi-level Cache Using K-step Hints", IEEE Transaction on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 25, No. 3, March 2014. [Abstract][PDF]

  9. [JNCA14] H. Tan, L. Huang, Z. He, Y. Lu, and X. He, “DMVL: An IO Bandwidth Dynamic Allocation Method for Virtual Networks”, Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA), Vol. 39, March 2014, pp 104-116.

  10. [TODAES13] Guanying Wu, Xubin He, Ningde Xie, Tong Zhang, "Exploiting Workload Dynamics to Improve SSD Read Latency via Differentiated Error Correction Codes", ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems (TODAES), Vol. 18, issue 4, October 2013 [Abstract][PDF].

  11. [TPDS13] S. Wan, X. He, J. Huang, Q. Cao, S. Li, and C. Xie, "An Efficient Penalty-Aware Cache to Improve the Performance of Parity-Based Disk Arrays under Faulty Condition", IEEE Transaction on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 24, issue 8, August 2013. [Abstract] [PDF]

  12. [ToS12] G. Wu, X. He, and B. Eckart, "An Adaptive Write Buffer Management Scheme for Flash-Based SSDs", ACM Transactions on Storage, Vol. 8, No. 1, February, 2012. [Abstract] [PDF]

  13. [IJPEDS12] Y. Yu, Y. Wang, H. Guo, and X. He, "Optimization Schemes to Improve Hybrid Co-scheduling for Concurrent Virtual Machines", International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributed System, 2012.[Abstract] [PDF]

  14. [JSW11] X. Chen, X. He, H. Guo, and Y. Wang, “Design and Evaluation of an Online Anomaly Detector for Distributed Storage Systems”, Journal of Software, Vol. 6, No. 12, December 2011, pp. 2379-2390. [Abstract] [PDF]

  15. [TPDS10] B. Eckart, X. He, Q. Wu, and C. Xie, "A Dynamic Performance-based Flow Control Method for High-Speed Data Transfer," IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 21, No. 1, January 2010. [Abstract] [PDF]

  16. [JPDC09] X. He, L. Ou, C. Engelmann, X. Chen, and S. Scott, "Symmetric Active/Active Metadata Service for High Availability Parallel File Systems", Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, vol. 69, no. 12, December 2009. [Abstract] [PDF]

  17. [JNCA08] Li Ou, Xubin He, and Jizhong Han, "An Effective Design for Fast Memory Registration in RDMA,"Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Vol. 32, no. 3, 2009. [Abstract] [PDF]

  18. [IJCA07] Li Ou and Xubin He, "Evaluation of iPVFS: A High Performance Parallel File System over iSCSI for Cluster Computing," International Journal of Computers and Their Applications, Vol. 14, No. 4, 2007, pp. 211-222. [PDF]

  19. [IJHPCN07] Xubin He, Li Ou, Martha Kosa, Stephen Scott, and Christian Engelmann, “A Unified Cache for High Performance Cluster Storage Systems”, International Journal of High Performance Computing and Networking, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2007, pp. 97-109. [PDF]

  20. [JCP06] Christian Engelmann, Stephen Scott, C. Box Leangsuksun, and Xubin He, “Symmetric Active/Active High Availability for High-Performance Computing Services”,  the Journal of Computers, Vol. 1, No. 8, 2006, pp. 43-54. [PDF]

  21. [TDSC05] Xubin He, Ming Zhang, and Qing Yang, “SPEK: A Storage Performance Evaluation Kernel Module for Block-Level Storage Systems under Faulty Conditions,”  IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, Vol. 2, No. 2, April-June 2005, pp. 138-149. [PDF]

  22. [JPDC04] Xubin He, Ming Zhang, and Qing Yang, "STICS: SCSI-To-IP Cache for Storage Area Networks," Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, vol. 64, no. 9, pp.1069-1085, September 2004. [PDF]

  23. Xubin He, "Improving Performance and Reliability of iSCSI Storage Systems," Journal of the CSI, special issue on storage area networks, Vol. 33, No. 4, October-December 2003, pp. 4-16.

  24. Fan Hong, Xubin He, and Zhiyong Xu, "Role-Based Access Control," Journal of Mini-Micro Systems, Vol. 21, No. 2, Feb. 2000, pp. 198.

  25. Yu Xiangxuan, Xubin He, Fu Xiaoqing, "Digital Signature Method for Message Shared by Multi-receivers," Journal of Mini-Micro Systems, Vol. 19, No.4, April 1998, pp.61

  26. Yu Xiangxuan, Xu Zhiyong, Xubin He, "Authentication under the Network Environment," Journal of Computer & Digital Engineering, Vol.24, No.5, May 1996, pp.21

Book Chapters/Reviews/Edited Proceedings/books/journal issues

  1. Xubin He, Qing Yang, "A Large Virtual NVRAM Cache for Software RAID," Parallel I/O for Cluster Computing (Chapter 7), Editors: Christophe CÉRIN and Hai JIN, 11/2003, 244 pages, ISBN:1903996503.

  2. Xubin He, “Scaling Technologies and Applications in Internet Services ”, International Journal of High Performance Computing and Networking, Vol. 4, Nos. 5/6, 2006.

  3. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage (NAS'2009), IEEE Computer Society, ISBN: 978-0-7695-33333741-2, 463 pages, July 2009.

  4. Thulasiraman, P.; He, X.; Xu, T.L.; Denko, M.K.; Thulasiram, R.K.; Yang, L.T., Frontiers of High Performance Computing and Networking - ISPA 2007 Workshops, Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science , Vol. 4743, ISBN: 978-3-540-74766-6, Springer, August 2007.

  5. Xubin He (guest editor), Special Issue in International Journal on High Performance Computing and Networking, 2010.

  6. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage (NAS’2008), IEEE Computer Socciety, ISBN: 978-0-7695-3187-8, 384 pages, June 2008.

  7. Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Storage Network Architecture and Parallel I/Os (SNAPI’2007), IEEE Computer Society, ISBN: 0-7695-3097-4, 138 pages, September 2007.

— Conference/Workshop Papers

  1. T. Ye, *S. Wan, X. He, W. Xiao, and C. Xie, "DREAM: Data Representation Aware of Damage to Extend the Lifetime of MLC NAND Flash Memory, the 10th USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Storage and File Systems (HotStorage), co-located with USENIX ATC, Boston, MA, July 11-13, 2018 (Acceptance rate: 22/66=33%).

  2. J. Fang, *S. Wan, and X. He, "RAFI: Risk-Aware Failure Identification to Improve the RAS in Erasure-coded Data Centers", the USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX ATC), Boston, MA, July 11-13, 2018 (acceptance rate: 20%).

  3. K. Zhou, S. Sun, H. Wang, *P. Huang, X. He, R. Lan, W. Li, *W. Liu, T. Yang, “Demystifying Cache Policies for Photo Stores at Scale: A Tencent Case Study,” Proceedings of the 32nd International Conference on Supercomputing (ICS), Beijing, China, June 2018 (acceptance rate: 36/193=18.7%).

  1. *T. Yao, Z. Tan, J. Wan, *P. Huang, Y. Zhang, Z. Tan, C. Xie, and X. He, “A Set-aware Key-Value Store on Shingled Magnetic Recording Drives with Dynamic Band”, Proceedings of the 32nd IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), Vancouver, Canada, May 2018 (acceptance rate: 24.5%).

  2. *T. Lu, Q. Liu, X. He, E. Suchyta, N. Podhorszki, S. Klasky, M. Wolf, *T. Liu, “Understanding and Modeling Lossy Compression Schemes on HPC Scientific Data”, Proceedings of the 32nd IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), Vancouver, Canada, May 2018 (acceptance rate: 24.5%, best paper nominee).

  3. N. Zhao, A. Anwar, Y. Cheng, M. Salman, D. Li, J. Wan, C. Xie, X. He, F. Wang, A. Butt, “Chameleon: An Adaptive Wear Balancer for Flash Clusters,” Proceedings of the 32nd IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), Vancouver, Canada, May 2018 (acceptance rate: 24.5%).

  4. *Kun Tang, Devesh Tiwari, Saurabh Gupta, Sudharshan Vazhkudai and Xubin He, “Effective Running of End-to-end HPC Workflows on Emerging Heterogeneous Architectures”, Proceedings of the IEEE Cluster, September 5-8, 2017, Hawaii.

  5. *K. Tang, *P. Huang, X. He, *T. Lu, D. Tiwari, and S. Vazhkudai, “A Proactive Draining Scheme for HPC Burst Buffers”, Proceedings of the IEEE 25th International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS 2017), Banff, Canada, September 20-22, 2017 (acceptance rate: 26/84=31%).

  6. *Y. Guo, Q. Liu, W. Xiao, *P. Huang, N. Podhorszki, S. Klasky, and X. He, “SELF: A High Performance and Bandwidth Efficient Approach to Exploiting Die-stacked DRAM as Part of Memory”, Proceedings of the IEEE 25th International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS 2017), Banff, Canada, September 20-22, 2017 (acceptance rate: 26/84=31%).

  7. Q. Liu, N. Podhorszki, J. Choi, J. Logan, M. Wolf, S. Klasky, T. Kurc, and X He, “StoreRush: An Application-Level Approach to Harvesting Idle Storage in a Best Effort Environment”, International Conference on Computer Science (ICCS), Zurich, Switzerland, June 12-14, 2017.

  8. *T. Yao, J. Wan, *P. Huang, X. He, Q. Gui, F. Wu, and C. Xie, “A Light-weight Compaction Tree to Reduce I/O Amplification toward Efficient Key-Value Stores”, the 33rd International Conference on Massive Storage Systems and Technology (MSST), Santa Clara, CA, May 15-19, 2017 (acceptance rate: 19/60=31.6%).

  9. *W. Liu, *P. Huang, *K. Tang, *T. Lu, K. Zhou, C. Li, and X. He, “LAMS: A Latency-Aware Memory Scheduling Policy for Modern DRAM Systems”, Proceedings of the 35th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC), December 9-11, 2016 (acceptance rate: 48/194=24.7%).

  10. *J. Fang, S. Wan, *P. Huang, X. He, and C. Xie, “Achieving High Reliability via Expediting the Repair of Critical Blocks in Replicated Storage Systems”, Proceedings of the 35th IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS), Budapest, Hungary, September 26-29, 2016 (acceptance rate: 29/83=35%).

  11. *W. Liu, *P. Huang, *T. Lu, X. He, H. Wang, and K. Zhou, “Improve Restore Speed in Deduplication Systems Using Segregated Cache”, IEEE MASCOTS’2016, London, UK, September 19-21, 2016 (acceptance rate: 29/192=15%).

  12. *P. Huang, W. Liu, *K. Tang, X. He and K. Zhou, “ROP: Alleviating Refresh Overheads via Reviving the Memory System in Frozen Cycles”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP), Philadelphia, PA, August 16-19, 2016 (acceptance rate: 53/251=21%).

  13. *P. Subedi, *P. Huang, *T. Liu, J. Moore, S. Skelton, and X. He, “CoARC: Co-operative, Aggressive Recovery and Caching for Failures in Erasure Coded Hadoop”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP), Philadelphia, PA, August 16-19, 2016 (acceptance rate: 72/251=28.7%).

  14. P. Zhang, *P. Huang, X. He, H. Wang, L. Yan, and K. Zhou, “RMD: A Resemblance and Mergence based Approach for High Performance Deduplication”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP), Philadelphia, PA, August 16-19, 2016 (acceptance rate: 72/251=28.7%).

  15. *K. Tang, D. Tiwari, S. Gupta, *P. Huang, Q. Lu, C. Engelmann, and X. He, “Power-aware Checkpointing: Toward the Optimal Checkpointing Interval under Power Capping”, The 46th Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), Toulouse, France, June 27-July 1, 2016 (acceptance rate: 8/259=22%).

  16. W. Liu, P. Huang, K. Tang, K. Zhou, and X. He, “CAR: A Compression-Aware Refresh Approach to Improve Memory Performance and Energy Efficiency”, Proceedings of the 2016 ACM SIGMETRICS International Conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Science (SIGMETRICS), France, June 2016.

  17. M. Zhang, F. Wu, X. He, *P. Huang, S. Wang and C. Xie, “REAL: A Retention Error Aware LDPC Decoding Scheme to Improve NAND Flash Read Performance”, Proceedings of the 32nd International Conference on Massive Storage Systems and Technology (MSST), Santa Clara, CA, May 2-6, 2016.

  18. *T. Lu, *M. Stuart, *P. Huang, *Y. Guo, X. He, and M. Zhang, “Successor: Proactive Cache Warm-up of Destination Hosts in Virtual Machine Migration Contexts”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), San Francisco, CA, April 10-15, 2016 (acceptance rate: 300/1644=18.2%).

  19. Y. Guo, P. Huang, *B. Young, T. Lu, X. He, and Q. Liu, “Alleviating DRAM Refresh Overhead via Inter-rank Piggyback Caching”, The 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), October 5-7, 2015 (acceptance rate: 21/87=24.1%).

  20. C. Du, C. Wu, J. Li, M. Guo, and X. He, “BPS: A Balanced Partial Stripe Write Scheme to Improve the Performance of RAID-6”, Proc. Of the IEEE Cluster, Chicago, Illinois, USA, Sept. 8-11, 2015 (acceptance rate: 38/157=24%).

  21. C. Wu, X. He, J. Li, and M. Guo, “Code 5-6: An Efficient MDS Array Coding Scheme to Accelerate Online RAID Level Migration”, Proc of the International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP), 2015, Beijing, China (acceptance rate: 99/325=32.5%).

  22. S. Li, Q. Cao, S. Wan, W. Zhang, C. Xie, X. He, S. Pradeep, “PPM: A Partitioned and Parallel Matrix Algorithm to Accelerate Encoding/Decoding Process of Asymmetric Parity Erasure Codes”, Proc of the International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP), 2015, Beijing, China (acceptance rate: 99/325=32.5%).

  23. P. Subedi, P. Huang, B. Young, and X. He, “FINGER: A Novel Erasure Coding Scheme Using Fine Granularity Blocks to Improve Hadoop Write and Update Performance,” Proc. Of the 10th IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage (NAS), August 6-7, 2015, Boston, MA (acceptance rate: 30/94=32%).

  24. Y. Yu, W. Xiao, X. He, H. Guo, and Y. Wang, “A Stall-Aware Warp Scheduling for Dynamically Optimizing Thread-level Parallelism in GPGPUs”, the 29th International Conference on Supercomputing (ICS), June 8-11, Newport Beach, CA (acceptance rate: 40/160=25%).

  25. Y. Zhou, F. Wu, P. Huang, X. He, C. Xie, and J. Zhou, “An Efficient Page-level FTL to Optimize Address Translation in Flash Memory”, The European Conference on Computer Systems (EuroSys), April 2015 (acceptance rate: 32/150=21%).

  26. M. Fu, D. Feng, Y. Hua, X. He, Z, Chen, W. Xia, Y. Zhang, Y. Tan, “Design Tradeoffs for Data Deduplication Performance in Backup Workloads”, 13th USENIX Conf. on File and Storage Technologies (FAST), 2015 (acceptance rate: 28/130=21.5%)

  27. P. Subedi, P. Huang, X. He, M. Zhang, and J. Han, "A Hybrid Erasure-Coded ECC Scheme to Improve Performance and Reliability of Solid State Drives", 33rd IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference, Austin, TX, December 2014. Best Paper Runner-up.

  28. M. Stuart, T. Lu, and X. He, "Alleviating I/O Interference via Caching and Rate-Controlled Prefetching without Degrading Migration Performance", 9th Prallel Data Storage Workshop (PDSW), held in conjunction with SC'14, New Orleans, November 2014.

  29. T. Lu and M. Stuart and K. Tang and X. He (2014). Clique Migration: Affinity Grouping of Virtual Machines for Inter-Cloud Live Migration. International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage (NAS). Tianjin, China. Best Student Paper Award.

  30. S. Li and X. He and S. Wan and Y. Guo and P. Huang and D. Chen and Q. Cao and C. Xie (2014). Exploiting Decoding Computational Locality to Improve the I/O Performance of an XOR-coded Storage Cluster under Concurrent Failures. International Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS). Nara, Japan.

  31. *P. Huang, *P. Subedi, X. He, S. He, and K. Zhou, "FlexECC: Partially Relaxing ECC of MLC SSD for Better Cache Performance", The USENIX Annual Technical Conference (ATC’2014), Philadelphia, June 17-20, 2014 (acceptance rate: 36/241=15%).

  32. M. Fu, D. Feng, Y. Hua, X. He, Z. Chen, W. Xia, F. Huang, and Q. Liu, "Accelerating Restore and Garbage Collection in Deduplication-based Backup Systems via Exploiting Historical Information", The USENIX Annual Technical Conference (ATC’2014), Philadelphia, June 17-20, 2014 (acceptance rate: 36/241=15%).

  33. P. Huang, G. Wu, X. He, and W. Xiao, "An Aggressive Worn-out Flash Block Management Scheme to Alleviate the SSD Performance Degradation", The European Conference on Computer Systems (Eurosys2014), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 13-16, 2014 (acceptance rate: 27/147=18%).

  34. Chentao Wu and Xubin He, "A Flexible Framework to Enhance RAID-6 Scalability via Exploiting the Similarities among MDS Codes", Proc. of the 42nd International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP'2013), Lyon, France, October 1-4, 2013 (acceptance rate: 30%, 59 out of 193 submissions).

  35. Hua Wang, Ping Huang, Shuang He, Ke Zhou, Chunhua Li, and Xubin He, “A Novel I/O Scheduler for SSD with Improved Performance and Lifetime”, Proc. of the 29th IEEE Symposium on Massive Storage Systems and Technologies (MSST), May 2013 (acceptance rate: 30 out of 109 submissions=27.5%).

  36. Pradeep Subedi and Xubin He, “A Comprehensive Analysis of XOR-based Erasure Codes Tolerating 3 or More Concurrent Failures, Proc. Of the 18th IEEE Workshop on Dependable Parallel, Distributed and Network-Centric Systems (IEEE DPDNS), held with IPDPS’2013, May 20-24, 2013.

  37. Chentao Wu, Xubin He, Jizhong Han, Huailiang Tan, and Changsheng Xie, "SDM: A Stripe-based Data Migration Scheme to Improve the Scalability of RAID-6", Proc. of the the IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing(Cluster'2012), Beijing, September 24-28, 2012 (acceptance rate: 28.86%). [PDF]

  38. Chentao Wu and Xubin He, "GSR: A Global Stripe-based Redistribution Approach to Accelerate RAID-5 Scaling", Proc. of the 41st International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP'2012),Pittsburgh, PA, September 10-13, 2012 (acceptance rate: 28%). [PDF]

  39. Min Li, Yulong Zhang, Kun Bai, Wanyu Zang, Meng Yu, Xubin He, "Improving Cloud Survivability through Dependency based Virtual Machine Placement". Proc. of the International Conference on Security and Cryptography (SECRYPT'12), Rome,Italy, 24-27 July 2012. [PDF]

  40. B. Eckart, X. He, C. Wu, F. Aderholdt, F. Han, S. Scott, "Distributed Virtual Diskless Checkpointing: A Highly Fault Tolerant Scheme for Virtualized Clusters", High-Performance Grid and Cloud Computing Workshop, held with the 26th International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), May, 2012. [PDF]

  41. G. Wu and X. He, "Delta FTL: Improving SSD Lifetime via Exploiting Content Locality", The European Conference on Computer Systems (Eurosys2012), Bern, Switzerland, April 10-13, 2012 (acceptance rate: 27/178=15%). [PDF]

  42. G. Wu and X. He, "Reducing SSD Read Latency via NAND Flash Program and Erase Suspensions", The 10th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST'12), San Jose, CA, Feb. 14-17, 2012 (acceptance rate: 26/137=19%). [PDF]

  43. Y. Yu, Y. W, H. Guo, and X. He, "Hybrid Co-Scheduling Optimizations for Concurrent Applications in Virtualized Environment", the 6th IEEE International conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage (NAS), DaLian, China, July 28-30, 2011 (acceptance rate: 33/107=30.8%). [PDF]

  44. S. Wan, Q. Cao, J. Huang, S. Li, X. Li, S. Zhan, L. Yu, C. Xie, and X. He, "Victim Disk First: An Asymmetric Cache to Boost the Performance of Disk Arrays under Faulty Conditions", The USENIX Annual Technical Conference, Portland, OR, June 15-17, 2011 (acceptance rate: 27/180=15%). [PDF]

  45. C. Wu, X. He, G. Wu, S. Wan, X. Liu, Q. Cao, and C. Xie, "HDP Code: A Horizontal-Diagonal Parity Code to Optimize I/O Load Balancing in RAID-6," Proceedings of the 41st Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN2011), June 27-June 30, 2011, Hongkong, China (acceptance rate: 26/148=17.6%). [PDF]

  46. C. Wu, S. Wan, X. He, Q. Cao, and C. Xie, "H-Code: A Hybrid MDS Array Code to Optimize Partial Stripe Writes in RAID-6", The 25th IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS),Anchorage,Alaska, May 16-20, 2011. [PDF]

  47. Xin Chen, Xubin He, He Guo, and Yuxin Wang, “An Online Performance Anomaly Detector in Cluster File Systems”, the 3rd International Symposium on Parallel Architectures, Algorithms, and Programming (PAAP), December 18-20, 2010. [PDF]

  48. C. Wu, X. He, Q. Cao, and C. Xie, "Hint-K: An Efficient Multi-level Cache Using K-step Hints", Proceedings of the 39th International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP), September 13-16, 2010, San Diego, CA, USA.

  49. G. Wu, X. He, N. Xie, and T. Zhang, "DiffECC: Improving SSD Read Performance Using Differentiated Error Correction Coding Schemes", The 18th Annual Meeting of the IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunications Systems (MASCOTS), August 17-19, 2010. Best Paper Candidate!

  50. Xin Chen, Jimmy Warren, Fang Han, Xubin He,“Characterizing the Dependability of Distributed Storage Systems Using a Two-layer Hidden Markov Model-based Approach,” International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage (NAS), July 15-17, 2010. Best Paper Award!

  51. S. Wan, Q. Cao, C. Xie, B. Eckart, and X. He, "Code-M: A Non-MDS Erasure Code Scheme to Support Fast Recovery from up to Two-Disk Failures in Storage Systems," Proceedings of the 40th Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN2010), June 28-July 1, 2010, Chicago, USA.

  52. G. Wu, B. Eckart, and X. He, "BPAC: An Adaptive Write Buffer Management Scheme for Flash-based Solid State Drives," The 26th IEEE Symposium on Massive Storage Systems and Technologies (MSST2010), May 6-7, 2010.

  53. B. Eckart, F. Aderholdt, J. Yoo, X. He, and S. Scott, "A Top-Down Approach to Dynamically Tune I/O for HPC virtualization," Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on System-level Virtualization for High Performance Computing (HPCVirt), in conjunction with the 5th ACM SIGOPS European Conference on Computer Systems (EuroSys), April 2010.

  54. X. Chen, J. Langston, X. He, and F. Mao, "An Adaptive I/O Load Distribution Scheme for Distributed Systems," Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Performance Modeling, Evaluation, and Optimization of Ubiquitous Computing and Networked Systems, in conjunction with IPDPS, April 2010.

  55. F. Aderholdt, B. Eckart, X. He, and S. Scott, "Investigating Locality Reformations for Cluster Virtualization", Poster presentation, the 8th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST2010), Feb 23-26, 2010.

  56. L. McNeese, G. Wu, and X. He, "The Hot Pages Associative Translation Layer for Solid State Drives, " Work in progress report, the 8th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST2010), Feb 23-26, 2010.

  57. C. Wu, X. He, S. Wan, Q. Cao, C. Xie, “Hotspot Prediction and Cache in Distributed Stream-processing Storage Systems”, Proc. of the International Performance Computing and Communication Conference (IPCCC), December 14-16, 2009.

  58. Y. Lin, J. Han, J. Gao, X. He, “uStream: A User-level Stream Protocol over InfiniBand,” Proc. Of the 15th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS), Dec. 8-11, 2009. Acceptance rate: 88/305=28.8%

  59. Xin Chen, Jeremy Langston, and Xubin He, Stephen Scott, “Design and Evaluation of a User-Oriented Availability Benchmark for Distributed File Systems,” the 21st IASTED International Conf. on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems, Cambridge, MA, Nov. 2-4, 2009.

  60. X. Liu, J. Han, Y. Zhong, C. Han, and X. He, "Implementing WebGIS on Hadoop: A Case Study of Improving Small File I/O Performance on HDFS", IEEE Cluster, New Orleans, LA, Aug. 31-Sept. 4, 2009.

  61. B. Eckart, X. He, H. Ong, S. Scott, "An Extensible I/O Performance Analysis Framework for Distributed Environments", Euro-Par, Delft, The Netherlands, August 25-28, 2009 (accepted, 85 out of 257 submissions).

  62. Shenggang Wan, Qiang Cao, Xubin He, Changsheng Xie, and Chentao Wu, "An Adaptive Cache Management Using Dual LRU Stacks to Improve Buffer Cache Performance", 27th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communication Conference (IPCCC), Austin, Dec 7-9, 2008.

  63. Xin Chen and Xubin He, "Tolerating Temporal Correlated Failures from Cyclic Dependency in High Performance Computing Systems," Proc. of the 14th IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS'2008), Australia, Dec. 8-10, 2008 (Acceptance Rate: ~30% out of 221 submissions).

  64. Ben Eckart, Xin Chen, Xubin He, and Stephen Scott, "Failure Prediction Models for Proactive Fault Tolerance Within Storage Environments," 16th Annual Meeting of the IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), Baltimore, MD, September 8-10, 2008, acceptance rate: 38% (36 full papers out of 94 submissions).

  65. Manjeera Jeedigunta and Xubin He, "Evaluation of Data Dissemination Methods in Wireless Sensor Networks," International Conference on Wireless Networks, Las Vegas, NV, July 14-17, 2008, acceptance rate: 29%.

  66. Ben Eckart, Xubin He, Qishi Wu, “Performance Adaptive UDP for High-Speed Bulk Data Transfer over Dedicated Links”, 22nd IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2008), acceptance rate: 25%.

  67. Christian Engelmann, Stephen Scott, C. Leangsuksun, and Xubin He, “Symmetric Active/Active Replication for Dependent Services,” International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES) 2008, Barcelona, Spain, March 4-7, 2008, accepted, acceptance rate: 21% (40 full papers of 190 submissions).

  68. Li Ou, Christian Engelmann, Xubin He, Xin Chen, and Stephen Scott, “Symmetric Active/Active Metadata Service for Highly Available Cluster Storage Systems,” Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems (PDCS), Cambridge, MA, November 19-21, 2007, acceptance rate: 49%.

  69. Li Ou, Xubin He, Christian Engelmann, and Stephen Scott, “A Fast Delivery Protocol for Total Order Broadcasting,” Proc. of the 16th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN), Honolulu, Hawaii, August 13-16, 2007, acceptance rate: 29%.

  70. C. Engelmann, S. L. Scott, C. Leangsuksun, and X. He. Transparent symmetric active/active replication for service-level high availability. In Proceedings of 7th IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGrid) 2007, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 14-17, 2007.

  71. C. Engelmann, S. L. Scott, C. Leangsuksun, and X. He. On programming models for service-level high availability. In Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES) 2007, Vienna, Austria, April 10-13, 2007.

  72. L. Ou,X. Chen, X. He, C. Engelmann, and S. L. Scott. Achieving computational I/O effciency in a high performance cluster using multicore processors. In Proceedings of High Availability and Performance Workshop (HAPCW) 2006, in conjunction with Los Alamos Computer Science Institute (LACSI) Symposium 2006, Santa Fe, NM, USA, October 17, 2006.

  73. C. Engelmann, S. L. Scott, C. Leangsuksun, and X. He. Towards high availability for high-performance computing system services: Accomplishments and limitations. In Proceedings of High Availability and Performance Workshop (HAPCW) 2006, in conjunction with Los Alamos Computer Science Institute (LACSI) Symposium 2006, Santa Fe, NM, USA, October 17, 2006.

  74. Yung-Chin Fang, Jenwei Hsieh, Victor Mashayekhi, Rooholamini Reza, Stephen Scott, C. Box Leangsuksun, and Xubin He, “Unified Hybrid Computing Infrastructure Management Architecture,” In Proceedings of High Availability and Performance Workshop (HAPCW) 2006, in conjunction with Los Alamos Computer Science Institute (LACSI) Symposium 2006, Santa Fe, NM, USA, October 17, 2006.

  75. Li Ou, Xubin He, and Jizhong Han, "A Fast Read/Write Process to Reduce RDMA Communication Latency," Proceedings of the International Workshop on Networking, Architecture, and Storages (IWNAS), Shenyang, China, August 1-3, 2006.

  76. C. Engelmann, S. L. Scott, C. Leangsuksun, X. He, "Active/Active Replication for Highly Available HPC System Services". Proceedings of the International Symposium on Frontiers in Availability, Reliability and Security (FARES), Vienna, Austria, April 2006.

  77. Li Ou, Xubin He, and Jizhong Han, “MRRC: An Efficient Cache for Fast Memory Registration in RDMA”, Proceedings of the NASA/IEEE Conference on Mass Storage Systems and Technologies (MSST), College Park, Maryland, May, 2006.

  78. Li Ou, Karthik Sankar, and Xubin He, "ASA: An Adaptive Space Allocation Algorithm for Cache Management in Multi-level Cache Hierarchy", Proceedings of the 38th IEEE Southeastern Symposium on system Theory, March 2006.

  79. Li Ou, Xubin He, Stephen Scott, Zhiyong Xu, and Yung-chin Fang, “Design and Evaluation of a High Performance Parallel File System over iSCSI,” Proceedings of the 30th Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks, November 15-17, 2005.

  80. Li Ou, Xubin He, Martha Kosa, and Stephen Scott, “A Unified Cache for High Performance Cluster Storage Systems”, Proceedings of the 13th Annual Meeting of the IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS’2005), September 2005.

  81. Zhiyong Xu, Xubin He, and Laxmi Bhuyan, "Efficient File Sharing Strategy in DHT-based P2P Systems," Proceedings of the 24th IEEE International Performance, Computing, and Communications (IPCCC) Conference, April 2005.

  82. Xubin He, Li Ou, Stephen Scott, and Christian Engelmann, "A Highly Available Cluster Storage System Using Scavenging," High Availability and Performance Computing Workshop, Santa Fe, NM, October 2004.

  83. Dan Zhou, Li Ou, Xubin He, and Stephen Scott, “Online Remote Data Backup for iSCSI-based Storage Systems,” International Conference on Internet Computing (IC'2004), Las Vegas, Nevada, June 2004.

  84. Dan Zhou and Xubin He, “Web Proxy Analysis in Distributed iSCSI RAIDs”, Proceedings of the 36th IEEE Southeastern Symposium on system Theory, Atlanta, March 2004, pp225-229.

  85. Xubin He, Praveen Beedanagari, and Dan Zhou, "Performance Evaluation of Distributed iSCSI RAID,” Presented at the 2003 International workshop on Storage Network Architecture and Parallel I/Os (SNAPI'03), in conjunction with 12th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques (PACT), Sept. 27 - Oct. 1, 2003, New Orleans, Louisiana.

  86. Ming Zhang, Qing Yang, and Xubin He, “SPEK: A Storage Performance Evaluation Kernel Module for Block Level Storage Systems,” Proceedings of the 11th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS'2003), October 12-15, 2003, Orlando, Florida.

  87. Ming Zhang, Qing Yang, and Xubin He, “Performability Evaluation of Networked Storage Systems Using N-SPEK,”Workshop on Parallel I/O in Cluster Computing and Computational Grids. 12-15 May 2003, Toshi Center Hotel, Tokyo, Japan.

  88. Ming Zhang, Xubin He, and Qing Yang, "A Unified, Low-overhead Framework to Support Continuous Profiling and Optimization", in Proceedings of 22nd IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC’2003), Phoenix, Arizona, April 2003.

  89. Xubin He, Qing Yang, and Ming Zhang, "A Caching Strategy to Improve iSCSI Performance," IEEE Annual Conference on Local Computer Networks, Nov. 6-8,2002.