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ACM Transactions on Computer Systems (TOCS), Volume 34 Issue 3, September 2016

BlueDBM: Distributed Flash Storage for Big Data Analytics
Sang-Woo Jun, Ming Liu, Sungjin Lee, Jamey Hicks, John Ankcorn, Myron King, Shuotao Xu, Arvind
Article No.: 7
DOI: 10.1145/2898996

Complex data queries, because of their need for random accesses, have proven to be slow unless all the data can be accommodated in DRAM. There are many domains, such as genomics, geological data, and daily Twitter feeds, where the datasets of...

A Virtualized Separation Kernel for Mixed-Criticality Systems
Richard West, Ye Li, Eric Missimer, Matthew Danish
Article No.: 8
DOI: 10.1145/2935748

Multi- and many-core processors are becoming increasingly popular in embedded systems. Many of these processors now feature hardware virtualization capabilities, as found on the ARM Cortex A15 and x86 architectures with Intel VT-x or AMD-V...

GPUnet: Networking Abstractions for GPU Programs
Mark Silberstein, Sangman Kim, Seonggu Huh, Xinya Zhang, Yige Hu, Amir Wated, Emmett Witchel
Article No.: 9
DOI: 10.1145/2963098

Despite the popularity of GPUs in high-performance and scientific computing, and despite increasingly general-purpose hardware capabilities, the use of GPUs in network servers or distributed systems poses significant challenges.

GPUnet is a...