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IBM Fellow, Storage and Systems
Haifa Research Lab, Haifa, Israel
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2016

Using Storage Class Memory Efficiently for an In-memory Database
Gottesman, Yonatan and Nider, Joel and Kat, Ronen and Weinsberg, Yaron and Factor, Michael
Proceedings of the 9th ACM International on Systems and Storage Conference, pp. 21, 2016


2013

Is the Future of Preservation Cloudy?(Dagstuhl Seminar 12472)
Elmroth, Erik and Factor, Michael and Miller, Ethan and Seltzer, Margo
Dagstuhl Reports 2(11), Schloss Dagstuhl-Leibniz-Zentrum fuer Informatik, 2013

Secure Logical Isolation for Multi-tenancy in cloud storage
Michael Factor, David Hadas, Aner Hamama, Nadav Har'el, Elliot K Kolodner, Anil Kurmus, Alexandra Shulman-Peleg, Alessandro Sorniotti
Mass Storage Systems and Technologies (MSST), 2013 IEEE 29th Symposium on, pp. 1--5

Cooperative caching with return on investment
Gala Yadgar, Michael Factor, Assaf Schuster
Mass Storage Systems and Technologies (MSST), 2013 IEEE 29th Symposium on, pp. 1--13


2012

Adding advanced storage controller functionality via low-overhead virtualization.
Ben-Yehuda, Muli and Factor, Michael and Rom, Eran and Traeger, Avishay and Borovik, Eran and Yassour, Ben-Ami
FAST, pp. 15--15, 2012

Is the Future of Preservation Cloudy?(Dagstuhl Seminar 12472).
Erik Elmroth, Michael Factor, Ethan Miller, Margo I Seltzer, Erik Elmroth, Michael Factor, Ethan Miller, Margo Seltzer
Dagstuhl Reports 2(11), 102--134, 2012

Adding advanced storage controller functionality via low-overhead virtualization
Muli Ben-Yehuda, Michael Factor, Eran Rom, Avishay Traeger, Eran Borovik, Ben-Ami Yassour
USENIX Conference on File \& Storage Technologies (FAST), 2012


2011

Management of Multilevel, Multiclient Cache Hierarchies with Application Hints
G. Yadgar, M. Factor, K. Li, and A. Schuster
ACM Transactions on Computer Systems 29(2), 2011


2010

The Turtles Project: Design and Implementation of Nested Virtualization
M Ben-Yehuda, M D Day, Z Dubitzky, M Factor, N HarEl, A Gordon, A Liguori, O Wasserman, B A Yassour
OSDI '10: 9th USENIX Symsposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation, pp. 423--436, 2010


2009

Authenticity and Provenance in Long Term Digital Preservation: Modeling and Implementation in Preservation Aware Storage
Michael Factor, Ealan Henis, Dalit Naor, Simona Rabinovici-Cohen, Petra Reshef, Shahar Ronen, Giovanni Michetti, Maria Guercio
First Workshop on the Theory and Practice of Provenance, February 23, pp. 1--10, 2009

NAP: a building block for remediating performance bottlenecks via black box network analysis
Muli Ben-Yehuda, David Breitgand, Michael Factor, Hillel Kolodner, Valentin Kravtsov, Dan Pelleg
Proceedings of the 6th international conference on Autonomic computing, pp. 179--188, ACM, 2009
Abstract

Optimistic concurrency for clusters via speculative locking
M Factor, A Schuster, K Shagin, T Zamir
Proceedings of SYSTOR 2009: The Israeli Experimental Systems Conference, pp. 1--11

Storage modeling for power estimation
M Allalouf, Y Arbitman, M Factor, R I Kat, K Meth, D Naor
Proceedings of SYSTOR 2009: The Israeli Experimental Systems Conference, pp. 1--10


2008

Preservation of Real-World Data: The Case for Preservation DataStores
S Cohen, M Factor, L Ramati, P Reshef, S Ronen
2008 - storageconference.net

Mc2: Multiple clients on a multilevel cache
G Yadgar, M Factor, K Li, A Schuster
Distributed Computing Systems, 2008, pp. 722--730

Preservation DataStores: New storage paradigm for preservation environments
Simona Rabinovici-Cohen, Michael Factor, Dalit Naor, Leeat Ramati, Petra Reshef, Shahar Ronen, Julian Satran, David L Giaretta
IBM Journal of Research and Development 52(4-5), 389-400, 2008

The ANSI T10 Object-based Storage Standard and Current Implementations
M Factor, S Iren, D Nagle, D Naor, E Riedel, O Rodeh, J Satran
IBM Journal of Research and Development 52(4-5), 401--412, 2008

Virtual machine time travel using continuous data protection and checkpointing
P Ta-Shma, G Laden, M Ben-Yehuda, M Factor
ACM SIGOPS Operating Systems Review 42(1), 127--134, ACM, 2008


2007

Karma: Know-it-all replacement for a multilevel cache
G Yadgar, M Factor, A Schuster
Proceedings of the 5th USENIX conference on File and Storage Technologies, pp. 25--25, 2007

Capability based Secure Access Control to Networked Storage Devices
M Factor, D Naor, E Rom, J Satran, S Tal
Proceedings of the 24th IEEE Conference on Mass Storage Systems and Technologies (MSST 2007), pp. 24--27

Preservation DataStores: Architecture for Preservation Aware Storage
M Factor, D Naor, S Rabinovici
Cohen, L Ramati, P … - Proceedings of the 24th IEEE Conference on Mass Storage …, 2007 - doi.ieeecomputersociety.org

The need for preservation aware storage: a position paper
M Factor, D Naor, S Rabinovici
Cohen, L Ramati, P … - ACM SIGOPS Operating Systems Review, 2007 - portal.acm.org

Architectures for Controller Based CDP
G Laden, P Ta
Shma, E Yaffe, M Factor, S Fienblit - usenix.org, 2007


2006

A platform-independent distributed runtime for standard multithreaded Java
M Factor, A Schuster, K Shagin
International Journal of Parallel Programming 34(2), 113--142, Springer, 2006


2005

Integrating Search and Browse Capabilities into File Systems Extended Abstract-for a Technology …
B Mandler, N Kraus, A Azagury, M Factor
Local to Global Data Interoperability-Challenges and …, 2005 - ieeexplore.ieee.org

The OSD security protocol
M Factor, D Nagle, D Naor, E Riedel, J Satran
Proceedings of the 3rd International IEEE Security in …, 2005 - doi.ieeecomputersociety.org

Object storage: The future building block for storage systems
M. Factor, K. Meth, D. Naor, O. Rodeh, J. Satran
Local to Global Data Interoperability-Challenges and Technologies, 2005, pp. 119--123


2004

Instrumentation of standard libraries in object-oriented languages: the twin class hierarchy approach
M Factor, A Schuster, K Shagin
Proceedings of the 19th annual ACM SIGPLAN conference on Object-oriented programming, systems, languages, and applications, pp. 288--300, 2004

A distributed runtime for Java: yesterday and today
M Factor, A Schuster, K Shagin
18th International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS'04) - Workshop 5, 2004


2003

Towards an object store
A. Azagury, V. Dreizin, M. Factor, E. Henis, D. Naor, N. Rinetzky, O. Rodeh, J. Satran, A. Tavory, L. Yerushalmi
Mass Storage Systems and Technologies, 2003.(MSST 2003). Proceedings. 20th IEEE/11th NASA Goddard Conference on, pp. 165--176


Advanced functions for storage subsystems: Supporting continuous availability
AC Azagury, ME Factor, WF Micka
IBM SYSTEMS JOURNAL, 2003 - research.ibm.com


2002

A two layered approach for securing an object store network
A Azagury, R Canetti, M Factor, S Halevi, E Henis, D Naor, N Rinetzky, O Rodeh, J Satran
Security in Storage Workshop, 2002, pp. 10--23

Execution of monolithic Java programs on large non-dedicated collections of commodity workstations
M Factor, A Schuster, K Shagin
Proceedings of the 2002 joint ACM-ISCOPE conference on Java Grande, pp. 227--227

A novel navigation paradigm for XML repositories
A Azagury, M E Factor, Y S Maarek, B Mandler
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 53(6), 515--525, Citeseer, 2002

DYNAMO-DirectorY, Net Archiver and MOver
M Silberstein, M Factor, D Lorenz
LECTURE NOTES IN COMPUTER SCIENCE, 2002 - Springer

Point-in-time copy: Yesterday, today and tomorrow
A Azagury, ME Factor, J Satran
Proceedings of the Tenth Goddard Conference on Mass Storage …, 2002 - library.gsfc.nasa.gov


2001

A distributed implementation of a virtual machine for java
Y Aridor, M Factor, A Teperman
Concurrency and Computation: practice and experience 13(3), 221--244, John Wiley \& Sons, 2001

Compression in the presence of shared data
M Factor, D Sheinwald
Information Sciences 135(1-2), 29--41, Elsevier, 2001

Implementing Java on Clusters
Y Aridor, M Factor, A Teperman
LECTURE NOTES IN COMPUTER SCIENCE, 2001 - Springer


2000

Speculative field level caching in distributed object-based systems
Y Aridor, M Factor, A Teperman, T Eilam, A …
Technical report, IBM Research Laboratory in Haifa, 2000

XMLFS: an XML-aware file system
A Azagury, M Factor, B Mandler
IBM Research Lab in Haifa, 2000

A high performance cluster JVM presenting a pure single system image
Y Aridor, M Factor, A Teperman, T Eilam, A …
Proceedings of the ACM 2000 conference on Java Grande, 2000 - portal.acm.org

Transparently Obtaining Scalability for Java Applications on a Cluster
Y Aridor, M Factor, A Teperman, T Eilam, A …
Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, 2000 - ingentaconnect.com


1999

cJVM: A cluster aware JVM
Y Aridor, M Factor, A Teperman
Proceedings of International Conference on Parallel Processing’99, pp. 31--39, 1999

cJVM: a Single System Image of a JVM on a Cluster
Y Aridor, M Factor, A Teperman
International Conference on Parallel Processing, 1999 - doi.ieeecomputersociety.org


1998

Timing dependent bugs
M Factor, E Farchi, Y Talmor
Software Testing Analysis and Review (STAR98,null), May, 1998


1997

Rigorous testing using SnapShot
M Factor, E Farchi, S Ur
Israeli Conference on Computer Systems and Software Engineering, Herzliya, Israel, pp. 12--21, 1997


1996

Using Snapshot to Implement Hierarchy of Criteria
M Factor, E Farchi, A Gluska, S Ur
International Workshop on Computer Aided Design, Test and Evaluation for Dependabilty, JUL, 1996

Testing concurrent programs: a formal evaluation of coverage criteria
M Factor, E Farchi, Y Lichtenstein, Y Malka
Seventh Israeli Conference on Computer-Based Systems and Software Engineering (ICCSSE '96), pp. 119, 1996


1992

BIO-SPEAD: a parallel computing environment to accelerate development of biologic signal processing …
MI Oppenheim, M Factor, DF Sittig
Comput Methods Programs Biomed, 1992 - ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

The multi-trellis software architecture and the intelligent cardiovascular monitor.
M Factor, DH Gelernter, DF Sittig
Methods Inf Med, 1992 - ncbi.nlm.nih.gov


1991

Tech Rpt. 852, Yale Univ
M Factor
Dept. of Computer Sci., Mar, 1991

Multiple Trellises and the Intelligent Cardiovascular Monitor
M Factor, D Gelernter, DF Sittig
Yale Univ. Dept. ????. Sci. Tech. Report, 1991




A formal specification of the process Trellis
M Factor
PARLE'91 Parallel Architectures and Languages Europe, pp. 277--294, 1991

Using Linda to Build Parallel AI Applications
M Factor, S Fertig, DH Gelernter
Yale University, New Haven,(Jun. 1991) - uta.edu

Real-Time Data Fusion in the Intensive Care Unit
M Factor, DH Gelernter, CE Kolb, PL Miller, DF …
IEEE Computer, 1991 - doi.ieeecs.org


1990

Parallel multi-channel biologic signal processing
DF Sittig, M Factor
Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 1990, pp. 1365--1366

Physiologic trend detection and artifact rejection: a parallel implementation of a multi-state Kalman filtering algorithm
D F Sittig, M Factor
Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine 31(1), 1--10, Elsevier, 1990

The trellis architecture for intelligent monitors
M Factor, DH Gelernter
5th IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control, 1990, pp. 300--303

DYNASCENE: an approach to computer-based intelligent cardiovascular monitoring using sequential …
AI Cohn, S Rosenbaum, M Factor, PL Miller
Methods Inf Med, 1990 - ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

The process trellis architecture for real-time monitors
M Factor
ACM SIGPLAN Notices, 1990 - portal.acm.org

A parallel software architecture for building intelligent medical monitors
M Factor, DF Sittig, AI Cohn, D Gelernter, PL …
Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing, 1990 - Springer


1989

Sequential Clinical “Scenes”: A Paradigm for Computer-Based Intelligent Hemodynamic Monitoring
A I Cohn, S Rosenbaum, M Factor, D F Sittig, D Gelernter, P L Miller
Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computer Application in Medical Care, pp. 5, 1989

The process trellis: a software architecture for intelligentmonitors
M Factor, DH Gelernter
Tools for Artificial Intelligence, 1989. Architectures, …, 1989 - ieeexplore.ieee.org

A PARALLEL PROCESS LATTICE MODEL FOR AN INTELLIGENT CARDIOVASCULAR MONITOR
PL Miller, M Factor, D Gelernter, DF Slttlg, AI …
AAMSI Congress: Proceedings of the Congress on Medical …, 1989 - The Association


1988





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