Schedule and Bilbiography 
CS 294-2 - Distributed Intelligence: Disks, Main Memory, Networks

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Date
Day
Title
 Reading
1
26-Aug-98
Wed
Intro
 Kimberly Keeton: Papers
(see "A Case for Intelligent Disks (IDISKs)")
2
28-Aug-98
Fri
IC Technology
1997 National Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors Public Page ; Gelsinger, P.P.; Gargini, P.A.; Parker, G.H.; Yu, A.Y.C. Microprocessors circa 2000. IEEE Spectrum, vol.26, (no.10), Oct. 1989. p.43-7. 
2-Sep-98
Wed
Disk Technology
  IBM leadership in disk storage technology  ; Index of HPL - SSP public papers  (see "On-line extraction of SCSI disk drive parameters")
4
4-Sep-98
Fri
OS Technology
 Jini | White PapersThe Philosophy of QNXThe Neutrino Microkernel
5
9-Sep-98
Wed
User Demand
  "The Big Time";
 Winter Corporation - 1998 Survey Winners
 Winter Corporation - 1997 Survey Winners 
6
11-Sep-98
Fri
System Adminstration
Extensible Scalable Monitoring for Clusters of Computers
 
16-Sep-98
Wed
No meeting
 
 
18-Sep-98
Fri
No meeting
D. K. Hsiao, Database Machines are Coming, Database Machines are Coming!, Computer, March 1979 p. 7-9 and Haran Boral and David J. DeWitt, Database machines: an idea whose time has passed?  A critique of the future of database machines, Proc. of the Third International Workshop on Database Machines,1983. p. 166-187
7
23-Sep-98
Wed
Database Machines
 Parallel Database Systems: The Future of High Performance Database Processing
8
25-Sep-98
Fri
Database Machines
 The Gamma Database Machine Project
9
30-Sep-98
Wed
Recent - 
Active Disks
 Erik Riedel (see "Active Disks - Remote Execution for Network-Attached Storage" and  "Active Storage For Large-Scale Data  Mining and Multimedia") Department of Computer Science  (see "Active Disks: Programming Model, Algorithms and Evaluation." Anurag Acharya, Mustafa Uysal,  Joel Saltz. To appear in ASPLOS-VIII.)
 
2-Oct-98
Fri
No meeting
 A Cost Effective, High Bandwidth Storage Architecture
10
7-Oct-98
Wed
 
11
9-Oct-98
Fri
 
 
14-Oct-98
Wed
Teriary Disk: Failures and Logs
 Nisha Talagala, UCB
12
16-Oct-98
Fri
In-Depth 
Jini Review
 Jon Bostrom, Sun Microsystems
13
21-Oct-98
Wed
 
14
23-Oct-98
Fri
Recent - 
Datamesh, Disk Modeling 
and Scheduling
  Index of HPL - SSP public papers  (see "DataMesh research project, phase 1,"  "DataMesh Architecture 1.0", "Disk scheduling algorithms based on rotational position",  and "An analytic behavior model for disk drives with readahead caches and request reordering")
15
28-Oct-98
Wed
More HP papers
 Index of HPL - SSP public papers (see "Eliminating storage headaches through self-management," Elizabeth Borowsky, Richard Golding, Arif Merchant, Elizabeth Shriver, Mirjana Spasojevic, and John Wilkes. 1996 OSDI Symposium, October 1996; "Attribute-managed storage," Richard Golding, Elizabeth Shriver, Tim Sullivan, and John Wilkes. 
A position paper for the Workshop on Modeling and Specification of 
I/O,  October. 1995; and "Mime: a high performance parallel storage device with strong recovery guarantees," Chia Chao, Robert English, David Jacobson, Alexander Stepanov and John Wilkes. HP Laboratories technical report HPL-CSP-92-9rev1 (March 1992, revised November 1992).
29-Oct-98 Thu
Datamesh Review
John Wilkes, 10AM - noon
16
30-Oct-98
Fri
Paths,  SW Eng
 Eric Brewer
17
4-Nov-98
Wed
 Presentations
 Assignment 1: extended class time for 20 min. presentations (12+8  Q&A); URLs published on Tuesday for class to scan before presentations
18
6-Nov-98
Fri
No meeting
19
11-Nov-98
Wed
Recent - 
File Systems and Network Interfaces 
  Index of /~remzi/tmp see the paper osdi.ps: Cluster I/O with River:  Making the Fast Case Common by Remzi H. Arpaci-Dusseau , Eric Anderson, Noah Treuhaft, David E. Culler, Joseph M. Hellerstein, David A. Patterson and Katherine Yelick; http://www.cs.washington.edu/research/spine/reports/index.html  see "SPINE: An Operating System for Intelligent Network Adapters"; and Modeling and Optimizing Pipeline Latency
20
13-Nov-98
Fri
Discussion
 Talk about big ideas for final assignment.
21
18-Nov-98
Wed
No meeting
22
20-Nov-98
Fri
No meeting
 
25-Nov-98
Wed
Thanksgiving
 
27-Nov-98
Fri
Thanksgiving
23
2-Dec-98
Wed
Presentations
Assignment 2
24
4-Dec-98
Fri
Presentations
Assignment 2

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