Selected Publications

2017

  • F. Isaila, J. Garcia, J. Carretero, R. Ross, and D. Kimpe. Making the Case for Reforming the I/O Software Stack of Extreme-Scale Systems. Accepted for publication in Journal: Advances in Engineering Software (AES), 2017. pdf
  • P. Llopis, F.Isaila , J. Garcia, and J.Carretero. Model-based energy-aware data movement optimization in the storage I/O stack. Accepted for publication in Journal of Supercomputing 2017.

2016

  • F. Isaila, J. Carretero, R. Ross. CLARISSE: a middleware for data-staging coordination and control on large-scale HPC platforms In Proceedings of IEEE/ACM CCGrid 2016 (Best Paper Award). pdf
  • Francisco Rodrigo Duro, Javier Garcia Blas, Florin Isaila, Jesus Carretero, Justin M. Wozniak, and Robert Ross. Flexible Data-Aware Scheduling for Workflows over an In-Memory Object Store. In Proceedings of IEEE/ACM CCGrid 2016. pdf
  • Pablo Llopis, Manuel Dolz, Javier Garcia Blas, Florin Isaila, Mohammad Reza Heidari, Michael Kuhn. Analysing the Energy Consumption of the Storage Data Path. Accepted for publication in Journal of Supercomputing 2016.
  • Francisco Rodrigo Duro, Javier Garcia Blas, Florin Isaila, Jesus Carretero, Justin M. Wozniak, and Robert Ross. Experimental evaluation of a flexible I/O architecture for accelerating workflow engines in ultrascale environments. Accepted for publication in Elsevier’s Parallel Computing Journal, 2016.
  • Francois Tessier, Venkatram Vishwanath, Preeti Malakar, Emmanuel Jeannot and Florin Isaila. Topology-Aware Data Aggregation for Intensive I/O on Large-Scale Supercomputers. Proceeding of Workshop on Communication Optimizations in HPC, in conjunction with SC 2016, Denver.

2015

  • Florin Isaila, Prasanna Balaprakash, Stefan M. Wild, Dries Kimpe, Rob Latham, Rob Ross, Paul Hovland. Collective I/O tuning using analytical and machine learning models. In IEEE Cluster Computing Conference, 2015. pdf
  • Florin Isaila, Jesus Carretero. Making the case for data staging coordination and control for parallel applications. In Workshop on Exascale MPI at Supercomputing Conference 2015.
  • Francisco Rodrigo Duro, Javier Garcia Blas, Florin Isaila, Jesus Carretero. Experimental evaluation of a flexible I/O architecture for accelerating workflow engines in cloud environments. Proceedings of the 2015 International Workshop on Data-Intensive Scalable Computing Systems, DISKS ’15.
  • David E. Singh, Florin Isaila, Félix García and Jesús Carret MAGIO: a data–pull parallel I/O architecture based on mobile agents. International Journal of Computer Systems Science and Engineering. Vol. 30, No. 2. 2015.
  • Jesus Carretero, Javier Garcia-Blas, David E. Singh, Florin Isaila, Alexey Lastovetsky, Thomas Fahringer, Radu Prodan, Peter Zangerl, Christi Symeonidou, Afshin Fassihi, Horacio Pérez-Sánchez. Acceleration of MPI mechanisms for sustainable HPC applications. International Journal of Supercomputing frontiers and innovations, Vol. 2, No. 2, January, 2015, 28-45.
  • P. Llopis, M. F. Dolz, J. García-Blas, F. Isaila, J. Carretero, M. R. Heidari, M. Kuhn. Analyzing Power Consumption of I/O Operations in HPC Applications. Second International Workshop on Sustainable Ultrascale Computing Systems, September 2015.

2014

  • Juan Manuel Tirado, Daniel Higuero, Javier Garcia Florin Isaila, Jesus Carretero. CONDESA: A Framework for Controlling Data Distribution on Elastic Server Architectures. In IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 2014. (pdf) Appendix: (pdf)
  • Pablo Llopis, Javier Garcia, Florin Isaila, Jesus Carretero. Survey of energy-efficient and power-proportional storage systems The Computer Journal – Oxford Journals, 2014 (pdf)
  • Javier García Blas, Mónica Abella, Florin Isaila, Jesús Carretero, Manuel Desco Surfing the optimization space of a multiple-GPU parallel implementation of a X-ray tomography reconstruction algorithm. Journal of Systems and Software 95: 166-175 (2014)
  • Jesús Carretero, Javier García Blas, David E. Singh, Florin Isaila, Thomas Fahringer, Radu Prodan, George Bosilca, Alexey L. Lastovetsky, Christi Symeonidou, Horacio Perez-Sanchez, Jose M. Cecilia Optimizations to enhance sustainability of MPI applications. EuroMPI/ASIA 2014: 145
  • Francisco Rodrigo Duro, Javier Garcia Blas, Florin Isaila, Jesus Carretero, Justin M. Wozniak, and Robert Ross Exploiting data locality in Swift/T workflows using Hercules. In Proceedings of NESUS Workshop 2014. pdf

2013

  • Javier Garcia, Florin Isaila, Monica Abella, Jesus Carretero, Ernesto Liria, Manuel Desco. Parallel implementation of a X-ray tomography reconstruction algorithm based on MPI and CUDA. Proceedings of the 20th European MPI Users’ Group Meeting 2013 (pdf)
  • Pablo Llopis, Javier Garcia, Florin Isaila, Jesus Carretero. VIDAS: Object-based Virtualized Data Sharing for High Performance Storage I/O. In Proceedings of 4th Workshop on Scientific Cloud Computing (ScienceCloud) 2013 (pdf)
  • Javier Garcia Blas, Monica Abella, Claudia de Molina, Ernesto Liria, Florin Isaila, Jesus Carretero and Manuel Desco. Parallel implementation of a X-ray tomography reconstruction algorithm for high-resolution studies. Medicom 2013, September, 2013.

2012

  • Juan Manuel Tirado, Daniel Higuero, Florin Isaila, Jesus Carretero. Reconciling dynamic system sizing and content locality through hierarchical workload forecasting. In Proceedings of 18th IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS 2012).(acceptance rate: 29%) (pdf)
  • Daniel Higuero, Juan M. Tirado, Florin Isaila, Jesus Carretero Enhancing file transfer scheduling and server utilization in data distribution infrastructures In Proceedings of MASCOTS 2012 : The 20th IEEE International Symposium on Modelling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (pdf)
  • Jesus Carretero, Florin Isaila, Anne-Marie Kermarrec, Francois Taiani, Juan M. Tirado Geology: Modular Georecommendation In Gossip-Based Social Networks In Proceedings of 32nd IEEE ICDCS, 2012 (acceptance rate: 13%) (pdf)

2011

  • Florin Isaila, Javier Garcia, Jesus Carretero, Rob Latham, Rob Ross. Design and evaluation of multiple level data staging for Blue Gene systems. In IEEE Transactions of Parallel and Distributed Systems, 2011. (pdf)
  • Juan Manuel Tirado, Daniel Higuero, Florin Isaila, Jesus Carretero. Multi-model prediction for enhancing content locality in elastic server infrastructures. In Proceedings of 18th Annual International Conference on High Performance Computing 2011, Bangalore (India).(acceptance rate: 19%) (pdf)
  • Juan Manuel Tirado, Daniel Higuero, Florin Isaila, Jesus Carretero. Predictive Data Grouping and Placement for Cloud-based Elastic Server Infrastructures. In Proceedings of IEEE CCGrid 2011, New Port Beach (USA).(acceptance rate: 29%) (pdf)
  • Juan M. Tirado, Daniel Higuero, Florin Isaila, Jesus Carretero. Analyzing the Impact of Events in an Online Music Community. In ACM Workshop on Social Network Systems, 2011. (pdf)

2010

  • Juan Manuel Tirado, Daniel Higuero, Florin Isaila, Jesus Carretero, Adriana Iamnitchi. Affinity P2P: A self-organizing content-based locality-aware collaborative peer-to-peer network. In Elsevier’s Compputer Networks, 2010. (pdf)
  • Francisco Javier Garcia Blas, Florin Isaila, Jesus Carretero, David E. Singh, Felix Garcia. Implementation and Evaluation of File Write-Back and Prefetching for MPI-IO Over GPFS. International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications, 2010. (pdf)
  • Florin Isaila, Francisco Javier Garcia Blas, Jesus Carretero, Wei-keng Liao, Alok Choudhary. A scalable MPI implementation of an ad-hoc parallel I/O system. International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications, 2010. (pdf)
  • Soledad Escolar Diaz, Florin Isaila, Alejandro Calderon, Luis Miguel Sanchez and David E. Singh. SENFIS: a Sensor Node File System for increasing the scalability and reliability of Wireless Sensor Networks applications. Journal of Supercomputing, 2010. (pdf)

2009

  • Florin Isaila, Francisco Javier Garcia Blas, Jesus Carretero, Rob Latham, Sam Lang, Rob Ross. Latency hiding file I/O for Blue Gene systems. In Proceedings of the 2009 Nineth IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGRID), Shanghai.(acceptance rate: 19%) (pdf)
  • Javier Garcia Blas, Florin Isaila, Jesus Carretero, Robert Latham, Robert B. Ross. Multiple-Level MPI File Write-Back and Prefetching for Blue Gene Systems. In Proceedings of PVM/MPI 2009: 164-173. (pdf)
  • David Singh, Florin Isaila, Juan Pichel, Jesus Carretero. A collective I/O implementation based on inspector-executor paradigm. Journal of Supercomputing, 2009. (pdf)

2008

  • Florin Isaila, Francisco Javier Garcia Blas, Jesus Carretero, Wei-keng Liao, Alok Choudhary. AHPIOS: An MPI-based ad-hoc parallel I/O system. In Proceedings of IEEE ICPADS-2008, Melbourne (Australia). (pdf)
  • Javier Garcia Blas, Florin Isaila, David E. Singh, J. Carretero. View-Based Collective I/O for MPI-IO In Proceedings of the 2008 Eighth IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGRID), Lyon. (acceptance rate: 32%) (pdf)
  • Francisco Javier Garcia Blas, Florin Isaia, Jesus Carretero and Thomas Grossmann. Implementation and Evaluation of an MPI-IO Interface for GPFS in ROMIO. In Proceedings of EuroPVM/MPI 2008, Dublin. (pdf)
  • Florin Isaila, Walter Tichy. Mapping Functions and Data Redistribution for Parallel Files. Journal of Supercomputing, 2008. (pdf)
  • Soledad Escolar, Jesus Carretero, Florin Isaila, Stefano Lama. A lightweight storage system for sensor nodes. In Proceedings of PDPTA 2008: 638-644. (pdf)
  • Rosa Filgueira, David E. Singh, Juan Pichel, Florin Isaila and Jesus Carretero. Data locality aware strategy for two-phase collective I/O. In Proceedings of High Performance Computing for Computational Science-VECPAR 2008. (pdf)

2007

  • David E. Singh, Florin Isaila, Ajelandro Calderon, Felix Garcia and Jesus Carretero. Multiple-Phase Collective I/O Technique for improving data access locality. In Proceeding of PDP Euromicro, Naples, Italy. , 2007. (pdf)
  • Alejandro Calderon, Felix Garcia, Florin Isaila, Rainer Keller, Alexander Schulz. Fault tolerant file models for MPI-IO parallel file systems. EuroPVM/MPI 2007, Vol. 4757/2007, Paris, Francia. Septiembre, 2007. (pdf)
  • Rosa Filgueira, David E. Singh, Antonio Garcia, Florin Isaila and Jesus Carretero. Optimization and evaluation of parallel I/O in BIPS3D parallel irregular application. 6th International Workshop on Performance Modeling, Evaluation, and Optimization of Parallel and Distributed Systems, in conjunction with IPDPS 2007, California, USA. , 2007. (pdf)
  • David E. Singh, Florin Isaila, Juan C. Pichel and Jesus Carretero. A Collective I/O Implementation Based on Inspector-Executor Paradigm. Workshop on Scalable Data Management Applications and Systems (SDMAS) of the 2007 International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications (PDPTA’07), Las Vegas, USA. , 2007. (pdf)
  • Soledad Escolar, Jesus Carretero, Florin Isaila, Felix Garcia Carballeira. A driver model based on Linux for TinyOS. In Proceedings of SIES 2007: 361-364. (pdf)

2006

  • Florin Isaila, David Singh, Jesus Carretero, and Felix Garcia. On evaluating decentralized parallel I/O scheduling strategies for parallel file systems. In Proceedings of VECPAR 2006, Rio de Janeiro, July 2006. (pdf)
  • Florin Isaila, David Singh, Jesus Carretero, Felix Garcia, Gabor Szeder, and Thomas Moschny. Integrating logical and physical file models into the MPI-IO implementation of Clusterfile. In Proceedings of IEEE CCGRID, Singapore, May 2006. (acceptance rate: 23%) (pdf)
  • Luis Miguel Sanchez Garcia, Florin D. Isaila, Felix Garcia Carballeira, Jesus Carretero Perez, Rolf Rabenseifner and Panagiotis Adamidis. A New I/O Architecture for Improving the Performance in Large Scale Clusters. In Proceedings of The 2006 International Conference on Computational Science and Its Applications, Glasgow, May 2006. (pdf)

2005

  • Guido Malpohl, Florin Isaila. Paradis-Net: A Network Interface for Parallel and Distributed Applications. In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Networking (ICN), Reunion Island, April 2005. (pdf)

2004

  • Florin Isaila, Guido Malpohl, Vlad Olaru, Gabor Szeder and Walter F. Tichy. Integrating collective I/O and cooperative caching into the Clusterfile parallel file system. In Proceedings of ACM International Conference on Supercomputing (ICS), Saint-Malo, June 2004. (acceptance rate: 22%) (pdf)

2003

  • Florin Isaila and Walter F. Tichy. Clusterfile: A Flexible Physical Layout Parallel File System. In Concurrency & Computation: Practice & Experience, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Volume 15, Issue 7-8 (June – July 2003), pages 653-679. (pdf)
  • Florin Isaila and Walter F. Tichy. View I/O: improving the performance of non-contiguous I/O. In Proceedings of IEEE Cluster Computing Conference, Hong Kong, December 2003. (acceptance rate: 29%) (pdf)
  • Florin Isaila. An overview of file system architectures. In Algorithms for Memory Hierarchies (273-289), Springer 2003. (pdf)

2002

  • Florin Isaila and Walter F. Tichy. Mapping Functions and Data Redistribution for Parallel Files. In Proceedings of IPDPS 2002 Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Scientific and Engineering Computing with Applications, Fort Lauderdale, April 2002. (pdf)

2001

  • Florin Isaila and Walter F. Tichy. Clusterfile: A Flexible Physical Layout Parallel File System. In Proceedings of IEEE Cluster Computing Conference, Newport Beach, October 2001. (pdf)