John Bent Publications

This page is only infrequently updated.

_       Last updated in August of 2016.

_       For an up-to-date list of my publications, you may be better off checking DBLP.

_       My patents are not listed here.  You can search for them in USPTO.

_       The 2009 version of this page has bibtex entries for the older papers.  I have the bibtex for the newer; email me if you want them.

Publications

 

1.     Jay Lofstead, Ivo Jimenez, Carlos Maltzahn, Quincey Koziol, John Bent, and Eric Barton. DAOS and Friends: A Proposal for an Exascale Storage System. In SC16, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 2016.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/lofstead_sc16.pdf

2.     Andrew G. Shewmaker, Carlos Maltzahn, Katia Obraczka, Scott Brandt, and John Bent. Tcp inigo: Ambidex- trous congestion control. In 25 th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN 2016), Waikoloa, Hawaii, August 2016.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/inigo-icccn16.pdf

3.     John Bent, Brad Settlemyer, and Gary Grider. Serving Data to the Lunatic Fringe: The Evolution of HPC Storage. login; The Usenix Magazine, 41(2): Summer, 2016.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/bent_login16.pdf

4.     John Bent, Brad Settlemyer, Haiyun Bao, Sorin Faibish, Jeremy Sauer, and Jingwang Zhang. BAD Check: Bulk asynchronous distributed checkpointing and IO. In Petascale Data Storage Workshop at SC15 (PDSW15), Austin, TX, November 2015.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/bent_pdsw15.pdf

5.     John Bent, Brad Settlemyer, Nathan DeBardeleben, Sorin Faibish, Uday Gupta, Dennis Ting, and Percy Tzelnic. On the non-suitability of non-volatility. In 7th USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Storage and File Systems, HotStorage ’15, Santa Clara, CA, July 2015.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/bent_hotstorage15.pdf

6.     Hugh Greenberg, John Bent, and Gary Grider. MDHIM: A parallel key/value framework for HPC.  In7thUSENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Storage and File Systems, HotStorage ’15, Santa Clara, CA, July 2015.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/greenberg_hotstorage15.pdf

7.     John Bent. PLFS: Software-Defined Storage for HPC. In Prabhat and Quincey Koziol, editors, High Performance Parallel I/O, chapter 14. Chapman and Hall/CRC, October 2014.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/bent_hppio14.pdf

8.     Jun He, John Bent, Aaron Torres, Gary Grider, Garth Gibson, Carlos Maltzahn,and Xian-He Sun.I/O acceleration with pattern detection. In ACM Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing, HPDC 13, New York, NY, June 2013.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/he_hpdc13.pdf

9.     Kshitij Mehta, John Bent, Aaron Torres, Gary Grider, and Edgar Gabriel. A plugin for hdf5 using plfs for improved i/o performance and semantic analysis. In The International Workshop on Data-Intensive Scalable Computing Systems, DISCS 2012, Salt Lake City, UT, October 2012.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/mehta_discs12.pdf

10.   Adam Manzanares and John Bent and Meghan Wingate and Garth Gibson. The Power and Challenges of Transformative I/O. In IEEE Cluster 2012.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/manzanares_cluster12.pdf

11.   John Bent, Sorin Faibish, James Ahrens, Gary Grider, John Patchett, Percy Tzelnic, and Jon Woodring. Jitter-free co-processing on a prototype exascale storage stack. In 28th IEEE Symposium on Massive Storage Systems and Technologies, MSST 2012, 2012.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/bent_msst12.pdf

12.   John Bent, Gary Grider, Brett Kettering, Adam Manzanares, Meghan McClelland, Aaron Torres, and Alfred Torrez. Storage challenges at Los Alamos National Lab. In 28th IEEE Symposium on Massive Storage Systems and Technologies, MSST 2012, 2012.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/bent2_msst12.pdf

13.   David Bigelow, Scott Brandt, John Bent, and HB Chen. Valmar: High-bandwidth real-time streaming data management. In 28th IEEE Symposium on Massive Storage Systems and Technologies, MSST 2012, 2012.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/bigelow_msst12.pdf

14.   Jun He, John Bent, Aaron Torres, Gary Grider, Garth Gibson, Carlos Maltzahn, and Xian-He Sun. Discovering structure in unstructured i/o. In 7th parallel data storage workshop, PDSW 2012, Salt Lake City, UT, October 2012.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/he_pdsw12.pdf

15.   Saba Sehrish, Grant Mackey, Jun Wang, and John Bent. MRAP: A Novel MapReduce-based Framework to Support HPC Analytics Applications with Access Patterns. In HPDC10, Chicago, Illinios, 6 2010.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/sehrish_hpdc10.pdf

16.   David Bigelow, Scott Brandt, John Bent, and HB Chen. Mahanaxar: Quality of Service Guarantees in HighBandwidth, Real-Time Streaming Data Storage. In MSST10, Incline Village, Nevada, 5 2010.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/bigelow_msst10.pdf

17.   John Bent, Garth Gibson, Gary Grider, Ben McClelland, Paul Nowoczynski, James Nunez, Milo Polte, and Meghan Wingate. PLFS: A Checkpoint Filesystem for Parallel Applications. In SC09, Portland, Oregon, November 2009.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/bent_sc09.pdf

18.   Esteban Molina-Estolano, Maya Gokhale, Carlos Maltzahn, John May, John Bent, and Scott Brandt. Mixing Hadoop and HPC Workloads on Parallel Filesystems. In Petascale Data Storage Workshop at SC09 (PDSW09), Portland, Oregon, November 2009.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/molina-estolano_pdsw09.pdf

19.   Milo Polte, Jay Lofstead, John Bent, Garth Gibson, Scott A. Klasky, Qing Liux, Manish Parashar, Karsten Schwan, Meghan Wingate, and Matthew Wolf. ...And eat it too: High read performance in write-optimized HPC I/O middleware file formats. In Petascale Data Storage Workshop at SC09 (PDSW09), Portland, Oregon, November 2009.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/polte_pdsw09.pdf

20.   Esteban Molina-Estolano, Carlos Maltzahn, John Bent, and Scott Brandt. Building a parallel file system simulator. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 180:012050 (7pp), 2009.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/molina-estolano_physics09.pdf

21.   Hsing bung Chen, Sarah Ellen Michalak, John Bent, and Gary Grider. FuseRBFS A Fuse Based RingBuffer File System Design for Data Intensive Scientific Computing. In The 2009 International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications (PDPTA09), Las Vegas, Nevada, July 2009.

_       http://www.informatik.uni-trier.de/~ley/db/conf/pdpta/pdpta2009.html

22.   John Bent, Timothy E. Denehy, Miron Livny, Andrea C. Arpaci-Dusseau, and Remzi H. Arpaci-Dusseau. DataDriven Batch Scheduling. In Data-Aware Distributed Computing 2009 (DADC09), Munich, Germany, June 2009.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/bent_dadc09.pdf

23.   Gary Grider, James Nunez, John Bent, Steve Poole, Rob Ross, Evan Felix, Lee Ward, Ellen Salmon, and Marti Bancroft. Coordinating government funding of file system and i/o research through the high end computing university research activity. SIGOPS Oper. Syst. Rev., 43(1):2–7, 2009.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/grider_sigops09.pdf

24.   Grant Mackey, Saba Sehrish, Julio Lopez, John Bent, Salman Habib, and Jun Wang. Introducing Map-Reduce to High End Computing. In Petascale Data Storage Workshop at SC08 (PDSW08), Austin, Texas, November 2008.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/mackey_pdsw08.pdf

25.   Andrew Konwinski, John Bent, James Nunez, and Meghan Quist. A Universal Taxonomy for Categorizing Tracing Frameworks. In Petascale Data Storage Workshop at SC07, Reno, Nevada, November 2007.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/konwinski_pdsw07.pdf

26.   John Bent, Doron Rotem, Alexandru Romosan, and Arie Shoshani. Coordination of Data Movement with Computation Scheduling on a Cluster. In Challenges of Large Applications in Distributed Environments (CLADE2005), Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, July 2005.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/bent_clade05.pdf

27.   Timothy E. Denehy, John Bent, Florentina I. Popovici, Andrea C. Arpaci-Dusseau, and Remzi H. ArpaciDusseau. Deconstructing Storage Arrays. In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS04), pages 59–71, Boston, Massachusetts, October 2004.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/denehy_asplos04.pdf

28.   John Bent, Doug Thain, Andrea C. Arpaci-Dusseau, Remzi H. Arpaci-Dusseau, and Miron Livny. Explicit Control in a Batch-Aware Distributed File System. In First Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI ’04), pages 365–378, San Francisco, California, March 2004.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/bent_nsdi04.pdf

29.   Doug Thain, John Bent, Andrea C. Arpaci-Dusseau, Remzi H. Arpaci-Dusseau, and Miron Livny. Pipeline and Batch Sharing in Grid Workloads. In Proceedings of High-Performance Distributed Computing (HPDC-12), Seattle, Washington, June 2003.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/thain_hpdc03.pdf

30.   John Bent, Venkateshwaran Venkataramani, Nick Leroy, Alain Roy, Joseph Stanley, Andrea C. Arpaci-Dusseau, Remzi H. Arpaci-Dusseau, and Miron Livny. NeST A Grid Enabled Storage Appliance. In Jan Weglarz, Jarek Nabrzyski, Jennifer Schopf, and Macief Stroinkski, editors, Grid Resource Management, chapter 22. Kluwer Academic Publishers, June 2003.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/bent_grm03.pdf

31.   John Bent, Venkateshwaran Venkataramani, Nick Leroy, Alain Roy, Joseph Stanley, Andrea C. Arpaci-Dusseau, Remzi H. Arpaci-Dusseau, and Miron Livny. Flexibility, Manageability, and Performance in a Grid Storage Appliance. In Proceedings of High-Performance Distributed Computing (HPDC-11), pages 3–12, Edinburgh, Scotland, July 2002.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/bent_hpdc02.pdf

32.   Nathan C. Burnett, John Bent, Andrea C. Arpaci-Dusseau, and Remzi H. Arpaci-Dusseau. Exploiting Gray-Box Knowledge of Buffer-Cache Contents. In Proceedings of the USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX ’02), pages 29–44, Monterey, California, June 2002.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/burnett_usenix02.pdf

33.   Doug Thain, John Bent, Andrea C. Arpaci-Dusseau, Remzi H. Arpaci-Dusseau, and Miron Livny. Gathering at the Well: Creating Communities for Grid I/O. In SC 2001, pages 1–10, Denver, Colorado, November 2001.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/thain_sc01.pdf

34.   Andrea C. Arpaci-Dusseau, Remzi H. Arpaci-Dusseau, John Bent, Brian Forney, Sambavi Muthukrishnan, Florentina Popovici, and Omer Zaki. Manageable Storage via Adaptation in WiND. In International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGrid ’01), pages 1–9, Brisbane, Australia, May 2001.

_       http://johnbent.com/Pubs/arpaci-dusseau_ccgrid01.pdf

 

Proposals


I've been involved in some proposal writing but the proposals aren't necessarily public. Please contact me if you are curious about these proposals.

News Articles and Press Releases

 

1.     EMC: I Have A Dream - of ABBA in every HPC setup, Chris Mellor, Sept. 21, 2012, The Register.

_      http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/09/21/emc_abba/

2.     LANL ASC Performance Improvements Newsbite, Denise Sessions, Sept. 14, 2012.

_       http://bit.ly/17i8Jml

3.     ABBA Seeks to Top Charts with Flash, Ian Armas Foster, Sept. 13, 2012, Datanami.

_       http://bit.ly/17i4iry

4.     US Energy dept starts handing out cash for exaflop superputer quest, Timothy Prickett Morgan, July 16, 2012.  The Register.

_       http://bit.ly/17i4Y0l

5.     DOE Primes Pump for Exascale Supercomputers, Michael Feldman, July 12, 2012.  HPC Wire.

_       http://bit.ly/17i6D67

6.     Whamcloud Leads Group of HPC Experts Winning DOE FastForward Storage and IO Project, July 10, 2012, HPC Wire.

_       http://bit.ly/17i3vHf 

7.     New VNX HPC Series Simplifies Lustre Environments, June 19, 2012, EMC Press Release.

_       http://www.emc.com/about/news/press/2012/20120619-01.htm

8.     Terascala Announces Industry’s First Software Suite and Open Framework for Deploying Lustre Appliances, June 19, 2012, Terascala Press Release.

_       http://bit.ly/17i9qvP

9.     New techniques behind Energy's plan for exascale computing, John Breeden II, Government Computing News, May 07, 2013. 

_       http://bit.ly/17i2sXZ

10.   Whamcloud and EMC Collaborate on PLFS and Lustre Integration, April 9, 2012, Whamcloud Press Release.

_       http://bit.ly/17i7Vho

11.   Building the Lustre Ecosystem in 2012, Brent Gorda, Jan. 6, 2012, Whamcloud Newsletter.

_       http://www.whamcloud.com/2012/01/building-the-lustre-ecosystem-in-2012

12.   Los Alamos and EMC Collaborate to Advance HPC, Dec. 26, 2011, Storage Newsletter.

_       http://bit.ly/17iawaW

13.   Collaboration to advance high-performance computing, Dec. 21, 2011, LANL Press Release.

_       http://1.usa.gov/17ia6Bu

14.   EMC Expands “No Compromise” Storage for High Performance Computing at SC’11, Nov. 10, 2011, EMC Press Release.

_       http://www.emc.com/about/news/press/2011/20111110-01.htm

 

Miscellaneous

1.     Big Ideas: Simplifying High Performance Computing Architectures, YouTube video by Patricia Florissi.  Content advisors: Uday Gupta and John Bent.

_       http://bit.ly/17i0CWQ

2.     Big Ideas: Demystifying Fast Data, YouTube video by Patricia Florissi.  Content advisors: John Bent and Uday Gupta.

_       http://bit.ly/17i1dYE

3.     Chad’s World 2012, LANL segment.

_       http://institute.lanl.gov/data/movies/ChadsworldskiptoLANL.mp4