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Orion Hodson is a software engineer in the Systems and Networking group of Microsoft Research (Cambridge, UK). He is interested in robust operating system design and many-core OS and runtime systems. Within Microsoft Research he has worked extensively on the Singularity operating system and a derivative for heterogeneous multicore platforms known as Helios.
Between 2001 and 2004, Orion worked on an open source IP router, the extensible open router project (XORP), at ICIR in Berkeley. Between 1996 and 2001, he was a member of the Networked Multimedia group in University College London Computer Science working on the Robust Audio Tool (RAT), an early multicast audio conferencing tool with multi-rate audio, error correction and concealment, and a wide range of codecs.
Raja Appuswamy, Christos Gkantsidis, Dushyanth Narayanan, Orion Hodson, and Antony Rowstron, Scale-up vs Scale-out for Hadoop: Time to rethink?, ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing, 2 October 2013
Christos Gkantsidis, Dimitrios Vytiniotis, Orion Hodson, Dushyanth Narayanan, Florin Dinu, and Antony Rowstron, Rhea: automatic filtering for unstructured cloud storage, in 10th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI ’13) , USENIX, 4 April 2013
Raja Appuswamy, Christos Gkantsidis, Dushyanth Narayanan, Orion Hodson, and Antony Rowstron, Nobody ever got fired for buying a cluster, no. MSR-TR-2013-2, 2 January 2013
Dushyanth Narayanan and Orion Hodson, Whole-system Persistence with Non-volatile Memories, in Seventeenth International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS 2012), ACM, March 2012
A more extensive list of papers is available here.