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Issue No.01 - January (2009 vol.58)
pp: 69-81
Yan Zhang , Qualcomm, San Diego
Sudhanva Gurumurthi , University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Sriram Sankar , Microsoft Corporation, Redmond
Storage plays a pivotal role in the performance of many applications. Many applications, especially those that run on servers, are I/O intensive and therefore require high performance storage systems. These high-end storage systems consume a large amount of power, the bulk of which is due to the disk drives. Optimizing disk architectures is a design time as well as a run time issue and requires balancing between performance and power. There are different figures of merit, such as performance and energy, and a large space of design and runtime
Input/Output Devices, Performance Analysis and Design Aids
Yan Zhang, Sudhanva Gurumurthi, Sriram Sankar, "Sensitivity-Based Optimization of Disk Architecture", IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol.58, no. 1, pp. 69-81, January 2009, doi:10.1109/TC.2008.135
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