Research Papers

HopsFS: Scaling Hierarchical File System Metadata Using NewSQL Databases, USENIX FAST 2017. Salman Niazi, Mahmoud Ismail, Mikael Ronström, Steffen Grohsschmiedt, Seif Haridi, Jim Dowling.

Scaling HDFS to more than 1 million operations per second with HopsFS, IEEE Scale Prize Winner May 2017. Salman Niazi, Mahmoud Ismail, Mikael Ronström, Seif Haridi, Jim Dowling.

Hopsworks: Improving User Experience and Development on Hadoop with Scalable, Strongly Consistent Metadata, ICDCS, 2017. Mahmoud Ismail, Ermias Gebremeskel, Theofilos Kakantousis, Gautier Berthou, Jim Dowling.

Dela – Sharing Large Datasets between Hadoop Clusters. ICDCS, 2017. Alex Ormenisan, Jim Dowling.

Size Matters: Improving the Performance of Small Files in HDFS. Eurosys Poster, 2017. Salman Niazi, Seif Haridi, Jim Dowling.

Leader Election Using NewSQL Database Systems. DAIS 2015: 158-172. Salman Niazi, Mahmoud Ismail, Gautier Berthou, Jim Dowling.


Distributed TensorFlow, O’Reilly Blog. Jim Dowling