Dushyanth Narayanan is a researcher in the Systems and Networking Group at Microsoft's European research centre in Cambridge, England. He has worked on mobile computing, databases, storage, energy, and most recently on data center technologies and applications. He has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University (2002), and B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (1995).
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 "Block I/O Traces". The MSR Cambridge traces are also available here. Please read the README.txt file for details about the trace format, tracing methodology etc.