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Brian Gianforcaro

Engineer @ Microsoft

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Papers I’ve Enjoyed

  • The Network is Reliable
  • Adaptive Range Filter for Cold Data: Avoiding Trips to Siberia
  • Scriptable Operating Systems with Lua
  • Unikernels: Library Operating Systems for the Cloud
  • S-Store: A Streaming NewSQL System for Big Velocity Applications
  • Porting the ZFS file system to the FreeBSD operating system
  • The Zettabyte File System
  • The TokuFS Streaming File System
  • Rethinking Prolog
  • Venti: a new approach to archival storage
  • JSON data management: Supporting schema-less development in RDBMS
  • From Cooperative Scans to Predictive Buffer Management
  • Temporal features in SQL:2011
  • Distributed/heterogeneous query processing in Microsoft SQL server

Papers I Want to Read

  • Human-powered Sorts and Joins
  • (RAFT) In Search of an Understandable Consensus Algorithm
  • Anti-Caching: A New Approach to Database Management System Architecture
  • Rethinking Main Memory OLTP Recovery
  • Morsel-Driven Parallelism: A NUMA-Aware Evaluation Framework for the Many-Core Age
  • Consistency-Based Service Level Agreements for Cloud Storage
  • A Self-Configurable Geo-Replicated Cloud Storage System
  • HOPE: A Python Just-In-Time compiler for astrophysical computations
  • Tango: Distributed Data Structures over a Shared Log
  • Life Beyond Distributed Transactions: an Apostate’s Opinion
  • Ceph: A Scalable, High-Performance Distributed File System
  • Hyder - A Transactional Record Manager for Shared Flash
  • ZooKeeper: Wait-free coordination for Internet-scale systems
  • Durability with BookKeeper