Master-Thesis Steffen Bohr (HTW-Berlin / DESY)

Read-Mostly and Cold-Data Storage using Consumer-Grade Flash in Data intensive Science

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Processing Period: 30.09.2016 - 03.02.2017
What is not measurable, make measurable. (Galileo Galilei)

Independent Coursework II

Commodity Hardware in High-Performance Computin (Paper)
Commodity Hardware in High-Performance Computin (Presentation)


Thesis Proposal

Tools & Standards (Used during Testing, Analysis, Measurements & Evaluation)

...:: TOOLS ::...
Oracle vdbench - I/O Workload- and Benchmarking Tool: Download
smartmontools - S.M.A.R.T. Value Monitoring for Storage Devices: Download
Linux Memory Technology Device (MTD) Subsystem: Download
CERN ROOT - Scientific Data Analysis Framework: Download
...:: STANDARDS ::...
T13/1699-D AT Attachment 8 - ATA/ATAPI Command Set (ATA8-ACS)

Docs, Papers, Ressources

Linux Block Device Architecture
Understanding Intrinsic Characteristics and System Implications of Flash Memory based Solid State Drives (Chen, et. al.)
SoftwAre Log-Strucured Array (SALSA) - A unified Stack for SSDs and SMR disks (Koltsidas, Ioannou, Kourtis, Weigold) @ IBM Research Zurich
...:: Papers about Flash-Reliability ::...
Bit error rate in NAND Flash memories (Mielke, et. al) @ IEEE 2008
A Large-Scale Study of Flash Memory Failures in the Field (Meza, et. al.) @ SIGMETRIC15
Flash Reliablity in Production - The Expected and Unexpected (Schroeder, Lagisetty, Merchant) @ FAST16


...:: stay tuned ::...