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Hello! I’m Yizhou Shan, a Ph.D. candidate at University of California San Diego, advised by Prof. Yiying Zhang. I am a member of UCSD Wuklab and UCSD SysNet. I was a Purdue Boilermaker during 2016-2019.

Contact: ys AT ucsd DOT edu

I’m on job market! My CV.

Research News
  • [Sep 2021] We made our SuperNIC paper public. Network? Disaggregate!
  • [Aug 2021] We made our Clio paper public. It is an FPGA-based disaggregated memory system.
  • [Jun 2021] Start my final internship at Microsoft Research, working on Security + System.
  • [Jun 2021] I proposed my thesis and became a Ph.D candidate.
  • [Jan 2021] The DPM work is accepted to present at NVMW‘21
  • [Jan 2021] This summer, I’m going to do my last internship at MSR Redmond on cloud confidential computing.
  • [Dec 2020] Invited to join the 2021 JSys Student Editorial Board
  • [Oct 2020] Serve as EuroSys‘20 Shadow PC
  • [Sep 2020] Serve as OSDI‘20 Artifact Evaluation PC
  • [Sep 2020] Serve as ASPLOS‘21 External Reviewer. First major conference review!
  • [Apr 2020] Disaggregated Persistent Memory accepted to ATC‘20
  • [Feb 2020] Talk about FPGA OS
  • [Sep 2019] Moved to UCSD.
  • [May 2019] Intern at VMware Research, with Marcos K. Aguilera
  • [Apr 2019] Storm accpeted to SYSTOR‘19. Awarded Best Paper.
  • [Jan 2019] Short paper on Disaggregated Persistent Memory accpeted to NVMW‘19
  • [Jul 2018] LegoOS accepted to OSDI‘18. Awarded Best Paper.
  • [May 2018] Intern at VMware Research, with Stanko Novakovic.

Conferences

I work on distributed system, networking, OS, hardware (FPGA), and their intersections. I’m getting into Confidential Computing, ML, and database recently.

Full list at Google Scholar.

  1. Disaggregating and Consolidating Network Functionalities with SuperNIC
    Yizhou Shan, Will Lin, Ryan Kosta, Arvind Krishnamurthy, Yiying Zhang
    [Preprint 2021]
  2. Clio: A Hardware-Software Co-Designed Disaggregated Memory System
    Yizhou Shan, Zhiyuan Guo (co-first authors), Xuhao Luo, Yutong Huang, Yiying Zhang
    [Preprint 2021]
  3. Disaggregating Persistent Memory and Controlling Them Remotely: An Exploration of Passive Disaggregated Key-Value Stores
    Shin-Yeh Tsai, Yizhou Shan, Yiying Zhang
    USENIX ATC 2020 [Paper] [Code] [Slide] [Short-Talk] [Full-Talk] [Keynote]

  4. 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
    ACM SYSTOR 2019 (Best Paper Award) [Paper] [Slide] [Talk]

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

  6. Distributed Shared Persistent Memory
    Yizhou Shan, Shin-Yeh Tsai, Yiying Zhang
    ACM 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]

Posters

  1. Lego: A Distributed, Decomposed OS for Resource Disaggregation PDF
    Yizhou Shan, Yilun Chen, Yutong Huang, Sumukh Hallymysore, Yiying Zhang
    Poster at SOSP 2017

  2. Disaggregated Operating System PDF
    Yizhou Shan, Sumukh Hallymysore, Yutong Huang, Yilun Chen, Yiying Zhang
    Poster at SoCC 2017

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Last update: September 23, 2021
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