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ACM Transactions on Storage (TOS), Volume 12 Issue 2, February 2016

NANDFlashSim: High-Fidelity, Microarchitecture-Aware NAND Flash Memory Simulation
Myoungsoo Jung, Wonil Choi, Shuwen Gao, Ellis Herbert Wilson III, David Donofrio, John Shalf, Mahmut Taylan Kandemir
Article No.: 6
DOI: 10.1145/2700310

As the popularity of NAND flash expands in arenas from embedded systems to high-performance computing, a high-fidelity understanding of its specific properties becomes increasingly important. Further, with the increasing trend toward multiple-die,...

Can We Group Storage? Statistical Techniques to Identify Predictive Groupings in Storage System Accesses
Avani Wildani, Ethan L. Miller
Article No.: 7
DOI: 10.1145/2738042

Storing large amounts of data for different users has become the new normal in a modern distributed cloud storage environment. Storing data successfully requires a balance of availability, reliability, cost, and performance. Typically, systems...

Improving Flash-Based Disk Cache with Lazy Adaptive Replacement
Sai Huang, Qingsong Wei, Dan Feng, Jianxi Chen, Cheng Chen
Article No.: 8
DOI: 10.1145/2737832

For years, the increasing popularity of flash memory has been changing storage systems. Flash-based solid-state drives (SSDs) are widely used as a new cache tier on top of hard disk drives (HDDs) to speed up data-intensive applications. However,...

Efficient Dynamic Provable Possession of Remote Data via Update Trees
Yihua Zhang, Marina Blanton
Article No.: 9
DOI: 10.1145/2747877

The emergence and wide availability of remote storage service providers prompted work in the security community that allows clients to verify integrity and availability of the data that they outsourced to a not fully trusted remote storage server...