I have broad research interests in computer systems, including storage and file
systems, distributed systems, and operating systems.
I am looking for students. Please drop me an email if you are interested.
File Systems Unfit as Distributed Storage Backends: Lessons from 10 Years of Ceph Evolution [pdf]
Abutalib Aghayev, Sage Weil, Michael Kuchnik, Mark Nelson, Gregory R. Ganger, George Amvrosiadis.
In Proceedings of the 27th ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (SOSP '19), Huntsville, Ontario, Canada, October 2019.
STRADS-AP: Simplifying Distributed Machine Learning Programming Without Introducing A New Programming Model [pdf]
Jin Kyu Kim, Abutalib Aghayev, Garth A. Gibson, Eric P. Xing.
In Proceedings of the 2019 USENIX Annual Technical Conference (ATC '19), Renton, WA, July 2019.
Litz: Elastic Framework for High-Performance Distributed Machine Learning [pdf]
Aurick Qiao, Abutalib Aghayev, Weiren Yu, Haoyang Chen, Qirong Ho, Garth A. Gibson, Eric P. Xing.
In Proceedings of the 2018 USENIX Annual Technical Conference (ATC '18), Boston, MA, July 2018.
Evolving Ext4 for Shingled Disks [pdf]
Abutalib Aghayev, Theodore Ts'o, Garth Gibson, Peter Desnoyers.
In Proceedings of the 15th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST '17), Santa Clara, CA, February 2017.
Skylight—A Window on Shingled Disk Operation [pdf] Best paper award.
Abutalib Aghayev, Peter Desnoyers.
In Proceedings of the 13th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST '15), Santa Clara, CA, February 2017.