Ali Ghodsi

UC Berkeley

Computer Science Division, EECS
465 Soda Hall #481-1
Berkeley, CA 94720





Teaching

I contributed to (spring 2013) Distributed Computing (CS294-91)

Recent publications

  • Strategyproof Allocation of Discrete Jobs on Multiple Machines,
    E. Friedman, A. Ghodsi, C-A. Psomas, ACM EC'14, California, USA, 2014.  [pdf]

  • Coordination Avoidance in Database Systems,
    P. Bailis, A. Fekete, M. J. Franklin, A. Ghodsi, J. M. Hellerstein, I. Stocia, VLDB 2015, Hawaii, USA, 2015.

  • Scalable Atomic Visibility with RAMP Transactions,
    P. Bailis, A. Fekete, A. Ghodsi, J. M. Hellerstein, I. Stocia, SIGMOD'14 & ACM TODS, Snowbird, USA, 2014.  [pdf]

  • Highly Available Transactions: Virtues and Limitations,
    P. Bailis, A. Davidson, A. Fekete, A. Ghodsi, J. M. Hellerstein, I. Stoia, VLDB'14, Hangzhou, China, 2014.  [pdf]

  • Tachyon: Memory Throughput I/O for Cluster Computing Frameworks,
    H. Li, A. Ghodsi, M. Zaharia, E. Baldeschwieler, S. Shenker, I. Stoica, LADIS workshop, PA, USA 2014.  [pdf]

  • Hierarchical Scheduling for Diverse Datacenter Workloads,
    A. Bhattacharya, D. Culler, E. Friedman, A. Ghodsi, S. Shenker, I. Stoica, SOCC 2014, Santa Clara, CA, USA 2014.  [pdf]

  • Less Pain, Most of the Gain: Incrementally Deployable ICN,
    S. K. Fayazbakhsh, Y. Lin, A. Totoonchian, A. Ghodsi, T. Koponen, B. M. Maggs, K. C. Ng, V. Sekar, S. Shenker, ACM SIGCOMM 2013, Hong Kong, August 2013.  [pdf]

  • CAP for Networks,
    A. Panda, C. Scott, A. Ghodsi, T. Koponen, S. Shenker, HotSDN'13, Aug 2013.  [pdf]

  • Eventual Consistency Today: Limitations, Extensions, and Beyond,
    P. Bailis, A. Ghodsi, Communications of the ACM (CACM), and ACM Queue, May 2013.  [pdf]

  • HAT, Not CAP: Highly Available Transactions,
    P. Bailis, A. Fekete, A. Ghodsi, J. M. Hellerstein, I. Stoica, Usenix HotOS 2013, New Mexico, USA, May 2013.  [pdf]

  • Bolt-on Causal Consistency,
    P. Bailis, A. Ghodsi, J. M. Hellerstein, I. Stoica, ACM SIGMOD 2013, New York, USA, June 2013.  [pdf]

  • Choosy: Proportional Sharing for Datacenter Jobs with Constraints,
    A. Ghodsi, M. Zaharia, S. Shenker, I. Stoica, ACM EuroSys 2013, Prague, Czech Republic, April 2013.  [pdf]

  • Effective Straggler Mitigation: Attack of the Clones,
    G. Ananthanarayanan, A. Ghodsi, S. Shenker, and I. Stoica, Usenix NSDI 2013, Lombard, IL, April 2013.  [pdf]

  • The Potential Dangers of Causal Consistency and an Explicit Solution,
    P. Bailis, A. Fekete, A. Ghodsi, J. M. Hellerstein, I. Stoica, ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing (SOCC 2012), San Jose, CA, October 2012.  [pdf]

  • Software-Defined Internet Architecture,
    B. Raghavan, T. Koponen, M. Casado, A. Ghodsi, S. Ratnasamy, S. Shenker, ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks (HotNets-XI), Redmond, Seattle, October 2012.  [pdf]

  • Multi-resource Fair Queueing for Packet Processing,
    A. Ghodsi, V. Sekar, M. Zaharia, I. Stoica, ACM SIGCOMM 2012, Best Paper Award, Helsinki, Finland, August 2012.  [pdf]

  • PACMan: Coordinated Memory Caching for Parallel Jobs,
    G. Ananthanarayanan, A. Ghodsi, A. Wang, D. Borthakur, S. Kandula, S. Shenker, and I. Stoica, Usenix NSDI 2012, San Jose, CA, April 2012.  [pdf]

  • Information-Centric Networking: Seeing the Forest for the Trees,
    A. Ghodsi, T. Koponen, B. Raghavan, S. Shenker, A. Singla, J. Wilcox, ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks (HotNets-X), Cambridge, MA, November 2011.  [pdf]

  • Intelligent Design Enables Architectural Evolution,
    A. Ghodsi, T. Koponen, B. Raghavan, S. Shenker, A. Singla, J. Wilcox, ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks (HotNets-X), Cambridge, MA, November 2011.  [pdf]

  • Architecting for Innovation,
    T. Koponen, S. Shenker, H. Balakrishnan, N. Feamster, I. Ganichev, A. Ghodsi, B. Godfrey, N. McKeown, G. Parulkar, B. Raghavan, J. Rexford, S. Arianfar, D. Kuptsov, ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review (CCR), , Vol. 41, No. 2, July 2011.  [pdf]

  • Naming in Content-oriented Architectures,
    A. Ghodsi, T. Koponen, J. Rajahalme, P. Sarolahti, S. Shenker, ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Information-Centric Networking (ICN 2011), Toronto, OH, CANADA, August 2011.  [pdf]

  • The Datacenter Needs an Operating System,
    M. Zaharia, B. Hindman, A. Konwinski, A. Ghodsi, A.D. Joseph, R. Katz, S. Shenker, and I. Stoica, Usenix HotCloud 2011, Portland, OR, June 2011.  [pdf]

  • Disk-Locality in Datacenter Computing Considered Irrelevant,
    G. Ananthanarayanan, A. Ghodsi, S. Shenker, I. Stoica, Usenix HotOS 2011, Napa, CA, May 2011.  [pdf]

  • Dominant Resource Fairness: Fair Allocation of Multiple Resources Types,
    A. Ghodsi, M. Zaharia, B. Hindman, A. Konwinski, S. Shenker, and I. Stoica, Usenix NSDI 2011, Boston, MA, March 2011.  [pdf]

  • Mesos: A Platform for Fine-Grained Resource Sharing in the Data Center,
    B. Hindman, A. Konwinski, M. Zaharia, A. Ghodsi, A.D. Joseph, R. Katz, S. Shenker, and I. Stoica, Usenix NSDI 2011, Boston, MA, March 2011.  [pdf]

  • HTTP as the Narrow Waist of the Future Internet,
    L. Popa, A. Ghodsi, I. Stoica, ACM HotNets 2010, Monterey, CA, October 2010.  [pdf]

Please see my old homepage for older publications before 2010.

Recent Professional Activities

  • ACM SoCC 2014,
    TPC member

  • ACM SIGCOMM 2014,
    TPC member

  • Usenix NSDI 2013,
    TPC member

  • OPODIS 2013,
    TPC member

  • IEEE Cloud Computing 2013,
    Steering Committee

  • Usenix HotCloud 2012,
    TPC member

  • IEEE Peer-to-Peer 2012,
    TPC member

  • Usenix HotCloud 2011,
    TPC member

  • IEEE Peer-to-Peer 2011,
    Co-chair

  • HotP2P 2010,
    TPC member

  • Berkeley Cloud Seminar, Organizer