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Moneta: A High-Performance Storage Array Architecture for Next-Generation, Non-volatile Memories

Adrian M. Caulfield, Arup De, Joel Coburn, Todor I. Mollow, Rajesh K. Gupta, Steven Swanson
2010 2010 43rd Annual IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Microarchitecture  
Emerging non-volatile memory technologies such as phase change memory (PCM) promise to increase storage system performance by a wide margin relative to both conventional disks and flash-based SSDs.  ...  This paper describes the architecture of a prototype PCIeattached storage array built from emulated PCM storage called Moneta.  ...  This paper describes a prototype high-performance storage array, called Moneta 1 , designed for next-generation nonvolatile memories, such as phase-change memory, that offer near-DRAM performance.  ... 
doi:10.1109/micro.2010.33 dblp:conf/micro/CaulfieldDCMGS10 fatcat:2uy7xz5hfvfijcobbh45gohflq

Minerva: Accelerating Data Analysis in Next-Generation SSDs

Arup De, Maya Gokhale, Rajesh Gupta, Steven Swanson
2013 2013 IEEE 21st Annual International Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines  
Index Terms-storage systems, non-volatile memory, solidstate drive, I/O performance, flash memory, phase-change memory, spin-transfer torque memory, FPGA, Virtex-5 and big data applications.  ...  Emerging non-volatile memory (NVM) technologies have DRAM-like latency with storage-like density, offering unique capability to analyze large data sets significantly faster than flash or disk storage.  ...  Emerging fast, byte-addressable non-volatile memory (NVM) technologies, such as phase-change memory (PCM) [5] approach DRAM-like performance with the additional benefits of lower power consumption and  ... 
doi:10.1109/fccm.2013.46 dblp:conf/fccm/DeGGS13 fatcat:evpojvcnybdbdb6q6aftstu6pi

Beyond the datasheet: Using test beds to probe non-volatile memories' dark secrets

Laura M. Grupp, Adrian M. Caulfield, Joel Coburn, John D. Davis, Steven Swanson
2010 2010 IEEE Globecom Workshops  
Non-volatile memories (such as NAND flash and phase change memories) have the potential to revolutionize computer systems.  ...  Our research groups have developed several hardware test beds for flash and other memories that allow us to both characterize these memories and experimentally evaluate their performance on full-scale  ...  The final application platform is a prototyping system for developing PCIe-attached storage devices based on next-generation non-volatile memories.  ... 
doi:10.1109/glocomw.2010.5700280 fatcat:z2n75gyotvhjlf22aah7cla67q

Providing safe, user space access to fast, solid state disks

Adrian M. Caulfield, Todor I. Mollov, Louis Alex Eisner, Arup De, Joel Coburn, Steven Swanson
2012 SIGARCH Computer Architecture News  
Emerging fast, non-volatile memories (e.g., phase change memories, spin-torque MRAMs, and the memristor) reduce storage access latencies by an order of magnitude compared to state-of-the-art flash-based  ...  We describe a novel storage hardware and software architecture that nearly eliminates two sources of this overhead: Entering the kernel and performing file system permission checks.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would also like to thank Geoff Voelker for his feedback and Jack Sampson for his comments.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2189750.2151017 fatcat:diyttz27d5harogj3wegw5w6qe

Providing safe, user space access to fast, solid state disks

Adrian M. Caulfield, Todor I. Mollov, Louis Alex Eisner, Arup De, Joel Coburn, Steven Swanson
2012 Proceedings of the seventeenth international conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems - ASPLOS '12  
Emerging fast, non-volatile memories (e.g., phase change memories, spin-torque MRAMs, and the memristor) reduce storage access latencies by an order of magnitude compared to state-of-the-art flash-based  ...  We describe a novel storage hardware and software architecture that nearly eliminates two sources of this overhead: Entering the kernel and performing file system permission checks.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would also like to thank Geoff Voelker for his feedback and Jack Sampson for his comments.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2150976.2151017 dblp:conf/asplos/CaulfieldMEDCS12 fatcat:kb2ql3kpuzhihoyl6rpsy4dg7q

From ARIES to MARS

Joel Coburn, Trevor Bunker, Meir Schwarz, Rajesh Gupta, Steven Swanson
2013 Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles - SOSP '13  
However, emerging fast, byte-addressable, non-volatile memory (NVM) technologies (e.g., phase-change memories, spin-transfer torque MRAMs, and the memristor) present very different performance characteristics  ...  Transaction-based systems often rely on write-ahead logging (WAL) algorithms designed to maximize performance on disk-based storage.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank the anonymous reviewers, our shepherd, Michael Swift, and Geoff Voelker for their valuable feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2517349.2522724 dblp:conf/sosp/CoburnBSGS13 fatcat:ub6xqs5zmvee3bxvjp24p7q33y

FPGA-based prototyping systems for emerging memory technologies

Taemin Lee, Dongki Kim, Hyunsun Park, Sungjoo Yoo, Sunggu Lee
2014 2014 25nd IEEE International Symposium on Rapid System Prototyping  
We built two different FPGA-based evaluation boards to evaluate hardware and software designs for new-memory based main memory; one with a DRAM subsystem having parameterizable latency and non-volatility  ...  In our experiments, we also demonstrated the impact of new memory-aware software/hardware designs on program performance on a DRAM/PRAM hybrid memory.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work was supported by the IT R&D program MKE/KEIT (No.10041608, Embedded System Software for New Memorybased Smart Devices) and Samsung Electronics.  ... 
doi:10.1109/rsp.2014.6966901 dblp:conf/rsp/LeeKPYL14 fatcat:zzjltv4zabhfnfqgicpzphopqa

Using active NVRAM for I/O staging

Sudarsun Kannan, Ada Gavrilovska, Karsten Schwan, Dejan Milojicic, Vanish Talwar
2011 Proceedings of the 2nd international workshop on Petascal data analytics: challenges and opportunities - PDAC '11  
While next generation storage class memories like phase change memory and Memristors offer potential for high I/O bandwidths, if left unchecked, the raw volumes and rates of I/O already present in cloud  ...  This paper proposes a technique that uses and exploits 'Active NVRAM' (non volatile memory) for staging I/O.  ...  Moneta [4] provides an architectural overview of using distributed non volatile memories for I/O storage and provides insight on software optimization required for using non volatile memories such as  ... 
doi:10.1145/2110205.2110209 fatcat:bm5npegjfndxngfmkfdikgbz64

Storage management in the NVRAM era

Steven Pelley, Thomas F. Wenisch, Brian T. Gold, Bill Bridge
2013 Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment  
Next, we consider the possibility of removing software-managed DRAM buffering. Finally, we measure the cost of ordering writes to NVRAM, which is vital for correct recovery.  ...  NVRAM Group Commit minimizes persist synchronization, offering up to a 50% throughput improvement for large synchronous persist latencies.  ...  barriers and storage architectures.  ... 
doi:10.14778/2732228.2732231 fatcat:fkclqavowbhmxp323akd3qo2mm

A software-defined fusion storage system for PCM and NAND flash

Zheng Li, Shuangwu Zhang, Jingning Liu, Wei Tong, Yu Hua, Dan Feng, Chenye Yu
2015 2015 IEEE Non-Volatile Memory System and Applications Symposium (NVMSA)  
In the meantime, existing SSD technology exploits the properties of NAND Flash and leverages NAND Flash + controller + FTL architecture to improve system's performance.  ...  In SSD-based storage systems, persistent data are stored in the NAND Flash and however manipulated in DRAM, causing the decoupled inefficiency.  ...  UCSD laboratory researchers develop a high performance storage array system -Moneta prototype system [19] , which makes full use of the excellent performance of PCM, and puts forward a high performance  ... 
doi:10.1109/nvmsa.2015.7304361 dblp:conf/nvmsa/LiZLTHFY15 fatcat:lwiurauxf5d4fp5ndixaitlb5a

Bankshot

Meenakshi Sundaram Bhaskaran, Jian Xu, Steven Swanson
2014 ACM SIGOPS Operating Systems Review  
Emerging non-volatile storage (e.g., Phase Change Memory, STT-RAM) allow access to persistent data at latencies an order of magnitude lower than SSDs.  ...  Existing storage caching architectures (even those that use fast flash-based SSDs) introduce significant software overhead that can obscure the performance benefits of faster memories.  ...  The SSD contains eight high-performance, low-latency non-volatile memory controllers attached to an internal ring network.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2626401.2626417 fatcat:7rtpblbhqjbdpfpkkg6lhj7224

Bankshot

Meenakshi Sundaram Bhaskaran, Jian Xu, Steven Swanson
2013 Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Interactions of NVM/FLASH with Operating Systems and Workloads - INFLOW '13  
Emerging non-volatile storage (e.g., Phase Change Memory, STT-RAM) allow access to persistent data at latencies an order of magnitude lower than SSDs.  ...  Existing storage caching architectures (even those that use fast flash-based SSDs) introduce significant software overhead that can obscure the performance benefits of faster memories.  ...  The SSD contains eight high-performance, low-latency non-volatile memory controllers attached to an internal ring network.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2527792.2527793 dblp:conf/sosp/BhaskaranXS13 fatcat:efncfqzsyvgexk6pcnjgo33p5u

Reducing the cost of persistence for nonvolatile heaps in end user devices

Sudarsun Kannan, Ada Gavrilovska, Karsten Schwan
2014 2014 IEEE 20th International Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA)  
This paper explores the performance implications of using future byte addressable non-volatile memory (NVM) like PCM in end client devices.  ...  Specifically, while increasing memory capacity can be gained by treating NVM as virtual memory, its use of persistent data storage incurs high consistency (frequent cache flushes) and durability (logging  ...  Acknowledgments This research is supported in part by the Intel URO program on software for persistent memories and by NSF award CCF-1161969.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hpca.2014.6835960 dblp:conf/hpca/KannanGS14 fatcat:45daodexbjbhzhhy5zvdoks5cm

A New NVM Device Driver for IoT Time Series Database

Tao Cai, Yueming Ma, Peiyao Liu, Dejiao Niu, Lei Li
2022 Micromachines  
NVM device has high read–write speed compared with HDD and Flash-based SSD, and it is a possible way to solve the storage bottleneck.  ...  Six prototypes were used for evaluation with YCSB-TS, a test tool for time series databases.  ...  Non-volatile memory (NVM) is a new type of storage device such as PCM (phase change memory) [3] , STT-RAM (shared transistor technology random access memory) [4] , the latest technology Intel 3D-XPoint  ... 
doi:10.3390/mi13030385 pmid:35334677 pmcid:PMC8954946 fatcat:x5sx2hqhvbaa7c4zysa2ltj55y

A Roadmap for HEP Software and Computing R&D for the 2020s

Johannes Albrecht, Antonio Augusto Alves, Guilherme Amadio, Giuseppe Andronico, Nguyen Anh-Ky, Laurent Aphecetche, John Apostolakis, Makoto Asai, Luca Atzori, Marian Babik, Giuseppe Bagliesi, Marilena Bandieramonte (+298 others)
2019 Computing and Software for Big Science  
Particle physics has an ambitious and broad experimental programme for the coming decades.  ...  In this spirit, this white paper describes the R&D activities required to prepare for this software upgrade.  ...  Sokoloff 81 · Panagiotis Spentzouris 16 · Hartmut Stadie 17 · Giordon Stark 80 · Gordon Stewart 86 · Graeme A.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s41781-018-0018-8 fatcat:xuvdsxgmjfe7zah4vbvpazao2i
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