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Seminar @ Cornell Tech: Asaf Cidon

Monday, April 8, 2019 at 11:00am to 12:00pm

Cornell Tech, Bloomberg 165 2 West Loop Road, NY NY 10044

"Bigger, Better, Faster, Stronger: Designing Networked Storage Systems for Hyper-scale Applications"

Hyper-scale applications rely on fast access to vast amounts of data to power their machine learning and analytics algorithms. In order to support these applications, the next generation of distributed storage systems need to operate reliably at scale, provide real-time performance, and be cost effective by exploiting new storage technologies like non-volatile memory and fast flash. By rigorously modeling the performance of storage systems using real-world traces, we can design storage systems that can scale to millions of servers.

I present two examples of systems that adhere to this approach: Copysets and Bandana. Copysets is a replication framework based on combinatorial design theory that reduces the probability of data loss by over 10,000 times over random replication for the common scenario of simultaneous server failures. Bandana is an non-volatile memory system for storing deep learning models, which uses supervised learning to dynamically partition storage blocks so that objects accessed at the same time are also stored in the same physical location.



 

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Cornell Tech - NYC

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#CornellTech

Speaker

Asaf Cidon

Speaker Affiliation

Barracuda Networks

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Available Upon Request

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