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Hello! I’m Yizhou Shan, I’ve recently graduated from University of California San Diego under the supervision of Prof. Yiying Zhang. I’m now a Research Scientist at Huawei Cloud.

Contact: ys AT ucsd DOT edu You can find my CV here.

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My main research interests span distributed systems, data center networking, OS, hardware (FPGA), disaggregated memory/storage systems, and their intersections.

Disaggregated Data Center

Disaggregated Memory

Networking Design

Publications

  1. Towards a Fully Disaggregated and Programmable Data Center
    Yizhou Shan, Will Lin, Zhiyuan Guo, Yiying Zhang
    APSys 2022 [Paper]
  2. Distributing and Disaggregating Hardware Resources in Data Centers
    Yizhou Shan
    UCSD Dissertation 2022
  3. A New Networking Device Designed for Disaggregation (under submission)
    Yizhou Shan, Will Lin, Ryan Kosta, Arvind Krishnamurthy, Yiying Zhang
    [Preprint] [Code]
  4. Clio: A Hardware-Software Co-Designed Disaggregated Memory System
    Yizhou Shan, Zhiyuan Guo (co-first authors), Xuhao Luo, Yutong Huang, Yiying Zhang
    ASPLOS ‘22 [Paper] [Code] [Slide]
  5. Disaggregating Persistent Memory and Controlling Them Remotely: An Exploration of Passive Disaggregated Key-Value Stores
    Shin-Yeh Tsai, Yizhou Shan, Yiying Zhang
    ATC 2020 [Paper] [Code] [Slide] [Short-Talk] [Full-Talk] [Keynote]

  6. Storm: a fast transactional dataplane for remote data structures
    Stanko Novakovic, Yizhou Shan, Aasheesh Kolli, Michael Cui, Yiying Zhang, Haggai Eran, Liran Liss, Michael Wei, Dan Tsafrir, Marcos Aguilera
    SYSTOR 2019 (Best Paper Award) [Paper] [Slide] [Talk]

  7. LegoOS: A Disseminated, Distributed OS for Hardware Resource Disaggregation
    Yizhou Shan, Yutong Huang, Yilun Chen, Yiying Zhang
    OSDI 2018 (Best Paper Award) [Paper] [Code] [Slide] [Keynote-iCloud] [Talk]

  8. Distributed Shared Persistent Memory
    Yizhou Shan, Shin-Yeh Tsai, Yiying Zhang
    SoCC 2017 [Paper] [Code] [Slide] [Poster]

Workshops

  1. Disaggregating Persistent Memory and Controlling Them Remotely: An Exploration of Passive Disaggregated Key-Value Stores
    Shin-Yeh Tsai, Yizhou Shan, Yiying Zhang
    12th Annual Non-Volatile Memories Workshop (NVMW 2021) [Paper]

  2. Challenges in Building and Deploying Disaggregated Persistent Memory
    Yizhou Shan, Yutong Huang, Yiying Zhang
    10th Annual Non-Volatile Memories Workshop (NVMW 2019) [Paper]

  3. Disaggregating Memory with Software-Managed Virtual Cache
    Yizhou Shan, Yiying Zhang
    2018 Workshop on Warehouse-scale Memory Systems (WAMS 2018) (co-located with ASPLOS ‘18) [Paper]

  4. Distributed Shared Persistent Memory
    Yizhou Shan, Shin-Yeh Tsai, Yiying Zhang
    9th Annual Non-Volatile Memories Workshop (NVMW 2018) [Paper]

  5. Disaggregated Operating System
    Yiying Zhang, Yizhou Shan, Sumukh Hallymysore
    17th International Workshop on High Performance Transaction Systems (HPTS 2017) [Paper]

Professional Services

Program Committee

  • SoCC (2022)
  • EuroSys (2023, 2022 shadow, 2021 shadow)
  • ASPLOS (2021 external)

Journal

  • Journal of Systems Research: 2021 - Current
  • ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization (TACO): 2021
  • ACM Transactions on Storage (TOS): 2020
  • IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking: 2020

Artifact Evaluation

  • SOSP (2021)
  • OSDI (2020)

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Last update: August 7, 2022
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