February 22, 2007
Ma Receives Oak Ridge Laboratory Award
Dr. Xiaosong Ma has been awarded $43,830 by the Oak Ridge National Laboratories - UT-Battelle LLC to fund her research proposal titled “Transparent Data Recovery for Parallel File Systems Abstract.”
The award will run from February 15, 2007 through September 30, 2007.
Research Abstract - Dr. Xiaosong Ma and her students will attack the problem of transparent data recovery to improve the reliability of large parallel file systems. With this proposed technique, job input data will be automatically staged into a supercomputer, while a modified system to perform just-in-time patching to make sure the staged data are available when the corresponding job is scheduled.
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