November 16, 2015

Publications

 

  1. Security and Interdependency in a Public Cloud: A Game-Theoretic Approach
    Charles A. Kamhoua, Luke Kwiat, Kevin A. Kwiat, Joon S. Park, Ming Zhao, and Manuel Rodriguez
    Book Chapter in Game Theory for Security and Risk Management – From Theory to Practice, Birkhäuser Basel, 2018
  2. Improving the Performance and Endurance of Encrypted Non-volatile Main Memory through Deduplicating Writes
    P. Zuo, Y. Hua, M. Zhao, W. Zhou and Y. Guo
    51st IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO), October 2018 (Acceptance Rate: 21%)
  3. Are FPGAs Suitable for Edge Computing?
    S. Biookaghazadeh, M. Zhao, and F. Ren
    USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Edge Computing (HotEdge’18), July 2018
  4. Are Existing Knowledge Transfer Techniques Effective For Deep Learning on Edge Devices?
    R. Sharma, S. Biookaghazadeh, and M. Zhao
    UIEEE International Conference on Edge Computing (EDGE), July 2018
  5. Driving Cache Replacement with ML-based LeCaR
    G. Vietri, L. V. Rodriguez, W. A. Martinez, S. Lyons, J. Liu, R. Rangaswami, M. Zhao, G. Narasimhan
    10th USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Storage and File Systems (HotStorage), July 2018
  6. RTVirt: Enabling Time-sensitive Computing on Virtualized Systems through Cross-layer CPU Scheduling
    M. Zhao and J. Cabrera
    13th European Conference on Computer Systems (EuroSys), April 2018 (Acceptance Rate: 16%)
  7. Cross-layer Optimization for Virtual Machine Resource Management
    M. Zhao, L. Wang, Y. Lv, and J. Xu
    IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering (IC2E), April 2018 (Acceptance Rate: 19%)
  8. In Search of the Ideal Storage Configuration for Docker Containers
    V. Tarasov, L. Rupprecht, D. Skourtis, A. Warke, D. Hildebrand, M. Mohamed, N. Mandagere, W. Li, R. Rangaswami, and M. Zhao
    1st Workshop on Autonomic Management of Large Scale Container-based Systems (AMLCS), September 2017
  9. Kaleido: Enabling Efficient Scientific Data Processing on Big-Data Systems
    S. Biookaghazadeh, S. Zhou and M. Zhao
    12th International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage (NAS), August 2017
  10. TCASM: An Asynchronous Shared Memory Interface for High-Performance Application Composition
    D. Otstott, L. Ionkov, M. Lang, and M. Zhao
    Parallel Computing, Volume 63, Pages 61–78, April 2017  (Impact Factor: 1.785)
  11. IBIS: Interposed Big-data I/O Scheduler
    Y. Xu and M. Zhao
    ACM International Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing (HPDC’16), 2016. (Acceptance Rate: 15.5%)
  12. Multi-Topic Tracking Model for Dynamic Social Network
    Y. Li, C. Liu, M. Zhao, R. Li, H. Xiao, K. Wang. and J. Zhang
    Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 2016 (Impact Factor: 2.243)
  13. Efficient Execution of the WRF Model and other HPC Applications in the Cloud
    H. Duran-Limon, L. A. Silva-Bañuelos, V. H. Tellez-Valdez, N. Parlavantzas, and M. Zhao
    Earth Science Informatics, 2016
  14. CacheDedup: In-line Deduplication for Flash Caching
    W. Li, G. Jean-Baptise, J. Riveros, G. Narasimhan, T. Zhang, and M. Zhao
    14th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST’16), February 2016 (Acceptance Rate: 23%)
  15. CloudCache: On-demand Flash Cache Management for Cloud Computing
    D. Arteaga, J. Cabrera, J. Xu, S. Sundararaman, and M. Zhao
    14th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST’16), February 2016 (Acceptance Rate: 23%)
  16. Applications of Future Network Technologies to Disaster Management
    M. Zhao and J. Liu
    Looking Beyond the Internet: Applications and Services in the Year 2021, January 2016
  17. Enabling Scientific Data Storage and Processing on Big-data Systems
    S. Biookaghazadeh, Y. Xu, S. Zhou, and M. Zhao
    Big Data in the Geosciences Workshop (co-held with 2015 IEEE International Big Data Conference), October 2015.
  18. QoS-driven Cloud Resource Management through Fuzzy Model Predictive Control
    L. Wang, J. Xu, and M. Zhao
    12th International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC), July 2015. (Acceptance Rate: 27%)
  19. Revenue Driven Resource Allocation for Virtualized Data Centers
    S. Kundu, R. Rangaswami, M. Zhao, A. Gulati, and K. Dutta
    12th International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC), July 2015. (Acceptance Rate: 27%)
  20. Multi-level VM Replication based Survivability for Mission-critical Cloud Computing
    M. Zhao, F. D’Ugard, K. Kwiat, and C. Kamhoua
    1st IEEE/IFIP Workshop on Security for Emerging Distributed Network Technologies (co-located with IEEE/IFIP International Symposium on Integrated Network Management), May 2015.
  21. How Much Can Data Compressibility Help to Improve NAND Flash Memory Lifetime?
    J. Li, K. Zhao, X. Zhang, J. Ma, M. Zhao, and T. Zhang
    13th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST), February 2015. (Acceptance Rate: 21%)
  22. BigCache for Big-data Systems
    M. Roger, Y. Xu and M. Zhao
    IEEE International Conference on Big Data, October 2014.
  23. Enabling Composite Applications through an Asynchronous Shared Memory Interface
    D. Otstott, N. Evans, L. Ionkov, M. Zhao, and M. Lang
    IEEE International Conference on Big Data, October 2014.
  24. Client-side Flash Caching for Cloud Systems
    D. Arteaga and M. Zhao
    7th ACM International Systems and Storage Conference, June 2014.
  25. Game Theoretic Modeling of Security and Interdependency in a Public Cloud
    C. A. Kamhoua, L. Kwiat, K. A. Kwiat, J. S. Park, M. Zhao, and M. Rodriguez
    7th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing, June 2014.
  26. A Host-side Integrated Flash Scheduler for Solid State Drives
    D. Otstott, J. Cabrera, and M. Zhao
    12th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies, February 2014. (Work-in-Progress)
  27. Inline Deduplication for Storage Caching
    G. Jean-Baptiste, D. Arteaga, and M. Zhao
    12th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies, February 2014. (Work-in-Progress)
  28. v-TerraFly: Large Scale Distributed Spatial Data Visualization with Autonomic Resource Management
    Y. Lu, M. Zhao, G. Zhao, L. Wang, N. Rishe
    Journal Of Big Data, January 2014.
  29. Massive GIS Database System with Autonomic Resource Management
    Y. Lu, M. Zhao, G. Zhao, L. Wang, N. Rishe
    International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications, December 2013.
  30. The Implications from Benchmarking Three Big Data Systems
    J. Quan, Y. Shi, and M. Zhao
    1st Workshop on Benchmarks, Performance Optimization, and Emerging Hardware of Big Data Systems and Applications (BPOE, co-held with IEEE BigData 2013), October 2013.
  31. Two-level Throughput and Latency IO Control for Parallel File Systems
    Yiqi Xu and Ming Zhao
    8th International Workshop on Feedback Computing (FeedbackComputing, co-held with FCW2013), June 2013
  32. IBIS: Interposed Big-data I/O Scheduler
    Yiqi Xu, Adrian Suarez, and Ming Zhao
    22nd ACM International Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing (HPDC2013), June 2013. (Short Paper)
  33. On the Design and Implementation of a Simulator for Parallel File System Research
    Y. Liu, R. Figueiredo, Y. Xu and M. Zhao
    29th IEEE Conference on Massive Data Storage (MSST2013), May 2013. (Short Paper) (Acceptance Rate: 27%)
  34. Trace Analysis for Block-level Caching in Cloud Computing Systems
    Dulcardo Arteaga and Ming Zhao
    11th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST2013), February 2013 (Work-in-Progress)
  35. IBIS: Interposed Big-data I/O Scheduler
    Yiqi Xu, Adrian Suarez, and Ming Zhao
    11th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST2013), February 2013 (Work-in-Progress)
  36. Profit Aware Load Balancing for Distributed Cloud Data Centers
    Shuo Liu, Shaolei Ren, Gang Quan, Ming Zhao, and Shangping Ren
    27th IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS2013), May 2013 (Acceptance Rate: 21%)
  37. Write Policies for Host-side Flash Caches
    Ricardo Koller, Leonardo Marmol, Raju Rangaswami, Swaminathan Sundararaman, Nisha Talagala, Ming Zhao
    11th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST ’13), February 2013  (Acceptance Rate: 18%)
  38. Modeling VM Performance Interference with Fuzzy MIMO Model
    Lixi Wang, Jing Xu, Ming Zhao
    7th International Workshop on Feedback Computing (FeedbackComputing, co-held with ICAC2012), September 2012 (Acceptance Rate: 57%)
  39. Application-aware Cross-layer Virtual Machine Resource Management
    Lixi Wang, Jing Xu, Ming Zhao
    9th International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC), September 2012 (Acceptance Rate: 24%, Best Paper award runner-up)
  40. vPFS: Virtualization-based Bandwidth Management for Parallel Storage Systems
    Yiqi Xu, Dulcardo Arteaga, Ming Zhao, Yonggang Liu, Renato Figueiredo, Seetharami Seelam
    28th IEEE Conference on Massive Data Storage (MSST’12), April 2012 (Acceptance Rate: 24%)
  41. Dynamic Block-level Cache Management for Cloud Computing Systems
    D. Arteaga, D. Otstott, M. Zhao
    (Work-in-Progress Paper) 10th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST’12)
  42. Modeling Virtualized Applications using Machine Learning Techniques
    Sajib Kundu, Raju Rangaswami, Ajay Gulati, Ming Zhao, Kaushik Dutta
    8th Annual International Conference on Virtual Execution Environments (VEE 2012), March 2012 (Acceptance Rate: 34%)
  43. Using Lightweight Virtual Machines to Run High Performance Computing Applications: The Case of Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model
    H. Duran-Limon, Luis A. Silva-Bañuelos, Victor H. Tellez-Valdez, Nikos Parlavantzas, Ming Zhao
    4th IEEE International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC 2011), December 2011 (Acceptance Rate: 28%)
  44. Towards Scalable Application Checkpointing with Parallel File System Delegation
    Dulcardo Arteaga, Ming Zhao
    6th IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage (NAS’11), July 2011 (Acceptance Rate: 31%)
  45. Fuzzy Modeling based Resource Management for Virtualized Database Systems
    Lixi Wang, Jing Xu, Ming Zhao, Yicheng Tu, Jose Fortes
    19th Annual Meeting of the IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS 2011), July 2011 (Acceptance Rate: 35%)
  46. Performance Modeling of Virtual Machine Live Migration
    Yangyang Wu, Ming Zhao
    4th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD 2011), July 2011 (Acceptance Rate: 19%)
  47. Adaptive Virtual Resource Management with Fuzzy Model Predictive Control
    Lixi Wang, Jing Xu, Ming Zhao, Jose Fortes
    6th International Workshop on Feedback Control Implementation and Design in Computing Systems and Networks (FeBID, co-held with ICAC’11), June 2011
  48. Towards Simulation of Parallel File System Scheduling Algorithms with PFSsim
    Yonggang Liu, Renato Figueiredo, Dulcardo Clavijo, Yiqi Xu, Ming Zhao
    7th IEEE International Workshop on Storage Network Architecture and Parallel I/O (SNAPI, co-held with MSST’11), May 2011 (Acceptance Rate: 50%)
  49. Cooperative Virtual Machine Scheduling on Multi-core Multi-threading Systems — A Feasibility Study
    Dulcardo Arteaga, Ming Zhao, Chen Liu, Pollawat Thanarungroj, Lichen Weng
    Workshop on Micro Architectural Support for Virtualization, Data Center Computing, and Cloud (MASVDC, co-held with MICRO 2010), December 2010
  50. Virtualization-based Storage Management for High-end Computing Systems
    Yiqi Xu, Lixi Wang, Dulcardo Arteaga, Ming Zhao, Yonggang Liu, and Renato Figueiredo
    5th Petascale Data Storage Workshop (PDSW, co-held with SC’10), November 2010 (Acceptance Rate: 50%)
  51. Model-Driven Network Emulation With Virtual Time Machine
    Jason Liu, Raju Rangaswami, and Ming Zhao
    Winter Simulation Conference, December 2010
  52. Model Development, Testing and Experimentation in a CyberWorkstation for Brain-Machine Interface Research
    Prapaporn Rattanatamrong, Pooja Raiturkar, Ming Zhao, Babak Mahmoudi, Jack DiGiovanna, Jose Principe, Renato Figueiredo, Justin C. Sanchez, and José Fortes
    32nd Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference (EMBC 2010), September 2010
  53. Cyber-Workstation Architecture for Computational Neuroscience
    Jack DiGiovanna, Prapaporn Rattanatamrong, Ming Zhao, Babak Mahmoudi, Linda Hermer, Renato Figueiredo, Jose C. Principe, Jose Fortes and Justin C . Sanchez
    Frontiers in Neuroengineering, Vol. 2, Article 7, January 2010
  54. Application Performance Modeling in a Virtualized Environment
    Sajib Kundu, Raju Rangaswami, Kaushik Dutta, and Ming Zhao
    16th IEEE International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA-16), January 2010 (Acceptance Rate: 18%)
  55. Cooperative Autonomic Management in Dynamic Distributed Systems
    Jing Xu, Ming Zhao, and José A. B. Fortes
    11th International Symposium on Stabilization, Safety, and Security of Distributed Systems (SSS 2009), November 2009 (Acceptance Rate: 30%)
  56. Experimental Study of Large-scale Computing on Virtualized Resources
    Juan C. Martinez, Lixi Wang, Ming Zhao, and S. Masoud Sadjadi
    3rd International Workshop on Virtualization Technologies in Distributed Computing (held in conjunction with ICAC-09) (VTDC 2009), June 2009
  57. Autonomic Resource Management in Virtualized Data Centers Using Fuzzy-logic-based Control
    Jing Xu, Ming Zhao, and José A. B. Fortes. Cluster Computing, Vol. 11, No. 3, Pages: 213-227, September 2008
  58. Autonomic Resource Management in Virtualized Data Centers using Fuzzy-logic-based Approaches paper
    Jing Xu, Ming Zhao, José A. B. Fortes, Robert Carpenter, Mazin Yousif
    Cluster Computing, Vol. 11, No. 3, Pages: 213-227, September 2008.
  59. Distributed File System Virtualization Techniques Supporting On-Demand Virtual Machine Environments for Grid Computing paper
    Ming Zhao, Jian Zhang and Renato J. Figueiredo
    Journal on Cluster Computing, Volume 9, Number 1, Pages: 45 – 56, January 2006.
  60. From Virtualized Resources to Virtual Computing Grids: The In-VIGO System paper
    S. Adabala, V. Chadha, P. Chawla, R. J. Figueiredo, J. A. B. Fortes, I. Krsul, A. Matsunaga, M. Tsugawa, J. Zhang, M. Zhao, L. Zhu, and X. Zhu
    Journal of Future Generation Computing Systems, Vol. 21, No. 6, June 2005.
  61. A Human-Computer Interaction System for Content-Based Image Retrieval on Internet
    Ming Zhao and Gang Rong
    Journal of Tsinghua University (Science & Technology, Special Issue), August 2001.
  62. Modeling of Branching Structures of Plants paper
    Zhi Wang, Ming Zhao, and Qi-Xing Yu
    Journal of Theoretical Biology, 209(4):383-94, April 2001.
  63. An Approach to Automated Palmprint Recognition Based on K-L Transform
    Ming Zhao, Wei Shu, Gaing Rong, and Zhaoqi Bian
    Journal of Tsinghua University (Science & Technology), vol. 40, no. 9, pp. 100-103, September 2000.
  64. Applying Network Science to Cooperative Autonomic Management in Dynamic Distributed Systems
    Jing Xu, Ming Zhao, José A. B. Fortes
    Network Science Report (to appear).
  65. BMI Cyberworkstation: Enabling Dynamic Data-Driven Brain-Machine Interface Research through Cyberinfrastructure paper
    M. Zhao, P. Rattanatamrong, J. DiGiovanna, B. Mahmoudi, R. Figueiredo, J. Sanchez, J. Príncipe, J. Fortes
    International Conference of Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), August 2008.
  66. A User-level Secure Grid File System paper presentation
    Ming Zhao and Renato J. Figueiredo
    Supercomputing (The International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis) (SC07), November 2007. (Acceptance Rate: 20%)
  67. Experimental Study of Virtual Machine Migration in Support of Reservation of Cluster Resources paper presentation
    Ming Zhao and Renato J. Figueiredo
    2nd International Workshop on Virtualization Technology in Distributed Computing (held in conjunction with SC07) (VTDC 2007),, November 2007.
  68. On the Use of Fuzzy Modeling in Virtualized Data Center Management paper
    Jing Xu, Ming Zhao, José A. B. Fortes, Robert Carpenter, Mazin Yousif
    4th International Conference on Autonomic Computing, June 2007 (ICAC 2007), June 2006. (Acceptance Rate: 14%, Best Student Paper)
  69. Towards Real-Time Distributed Signal Modeling for Brain Machine Interfaces
    J. DiGiovanna, L. Marchal, P. Rattanatamrong, M. Zhao, S. Darmanjian, B. Mahmoudi, J. C. Sanchez, J. C. Principe, L. Hermer-Vazquez, R. Figueiredo, and J. Fortes
    International Conference on Computational Science, Beijing, China, May 2007.
  70. Application-Tailored Cache Consistency for Wide-Area File Systemspaper presentation
    Ming Zhao and Renato J. Figueiredo
    26th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2006), July 2006. (Acceptance Rate: 13%)
  71. Towards Autonomic Grid Data Management with Virtualized Distributed File Systems paper presentation
    Ming Zhao, Jing Xu and Renato J. Figueiredo
    3rd IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC 2006), June 2006. (Acceptance Rate: 20%)
  72. On the Use of Virtualization and Service Technologies to Enable Grid-Computing paper
    A. Matsunaga, M. Tsugawa, M. Zhao, L. Zhu, V. Sanjeepan, S. Adabala, R. Figueiredo, H. Lam and J. A.B. Fortes
    11th International Euro-Par Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, p. 1, August 2005.
  73. Supporting Application-Tailored Grid File System Sessions with WSRF-Based Services paper presentation
    Ming Zhao, Vineet Chadha and Renato J. Figueiredo
    14th IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing (HPDC’05), Pages: 24-33, July 2005. (Acceptance Rate: 17%, Top 5 Best Papers)
  74. Distributed File System Support for Virtual Machines in Grid Computing paper presentation
    Ming Zhao, Jian Zhang and Renato J. Figueiredo
    13th IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing (HPDC’04), Pages: 202-211, June 2004. (Acceptance Rate: 15%)
  75. Support for Data-Intensive, Variable-Granularity Grid Applications via Distributed File System Virtualization – A Case Study of Light Scattering Spectroscopy paper presentation
    Jithendar Paladugula, Ming Zhao and Renato J. Figueiredo
    2nd International Workshop on Challenges of Large Applications in Distributed Environments (CLADE/2004), Pages: 12-21, June 2004.
  76. Dynamic Policy Disk Caching for Storage Networking paper
    Eric Van Hensbergen and Ming Zhao
    IBM Research Report (RC24123), November 2006. (Research during summer internship at IBM Research Austin Lab.)
  77. Proxy Managed Client-Side Disk Caching for the Virtual File System paper
    Ming Zhao and Renato J. Figueiredo
    Tech. Rep. TR-04-001, ACIS Laboratory, University of Florida, November 2004.
  78. FILE SYSTEM VIRTUALIZATION AND SERVICE FOR GRID DATA MANAGEMENT paper
    Ming Zhao
    Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Florida, 2008.