Dushyanth Narayanan is a researcher in the Systems and Networking Group at Microsoft's European research centre in Cambridge, England. His recent research has been on storage, energy, and data center management. He has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University (2002), and his B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (1995).
Migrating enterprise storage to SSDs: analysis of tradeoffs (Eurosys 2009)
Delay aware querying with Seaweed (Best of VLDB 2006)
The traces used in the DiskEnergy (FAST'08), Everest (OSDI '08) and SSD analysis (Eurosys '09) papers are available from the SNIA IOTTA trace repository, under "MSR Cambridge Traces" and "Microsoft Enterprise Traces". The MSR Cambridge traces are also available here. Please read the README.txt file for details about the trace format, tracing methodology etc.