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Principal Research Staff Member, Master Inventor
Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA
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2017

Model-driven optimal resource scaling in cloud
Gandhi, Anshul and Dube, Parijat and Karve, Alexei and Kochut, Andrzej and Zhang, Li
Software & Systems Modeling, 1--18, Springer, 2017
Abstract

SparkBench: A Spark Benchmarking Suite Characterizing Large-Scale In-Memory Data Analytics
Min Li, Jian Tan, Yandong Wang, Li Zhang, and Valentina Salapura
Cluster Computing 20(3), 2575--2589, Springer, 2017
Abstract

Lightweight Replication Through Remote Backup Memory Sharing for In-Memory Key-Value Stores
Yandong Wang, Li Zhang, Michel, Hack, Yufei Ren, Min Li
IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis \& Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), 2017

Nexus: Bringing Efficient and Scalable Training to Deep Learning
Yandong Wang, Li Zhang, Yufei Ren, Wei Zhang
IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis \& Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), 2017


2016

Stage Aware Performance Modeling of DAG Based in Memory Analytic Platforms
Giovanni Paolo Gibilisco, Min Li, Li Zhang, Danilo Ardagna
IEEE Cloud, 2016

MEMTUNE: Dynamic Memory Management for In-memory Data Analytic Platforms
Luna Xu, Min Li, Li Zhang, Ali R. Butt, Yandong Wang, Zane Zhenhua Hu
International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), pp. 383-392, 2016

Autoscaling for Hadoop Clusters
Anshul Gandhi; Parijat Dube; Andrzej Kochut; Li Zhang; Sidhartha Thota
IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering (IC2E), 2016

zExpander: A Key-value Cache with Both High Performance and Fewer Misses
Xingbo Wu, Li Zhang, Yandong Wang, Yufei Ren, Michel Hack, Song Jiang
Proceedings of the Eleventh European Conference on Computer Systems (EuroSys), pp. 14:1--14:15, ACM, 2016

MapTask Scheduling in MapReduce With Data Locality: Throughput and Heavy-Traffic Optimality
Weina Wang, Kai Zhu, Lei Ying, Jian Tan, Li Zhang
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking 24(1), 190 - 203, IEEE, 2016

NVMcached: An NVM-based Key-Value Cache
Xingbo Wu, Fan Ni, Li Zhang, Yandong Wang, Yufei Ren, Michel Hack, Zili Shao, Song Jiang
Proceedings of the 7th ACM SIGOPS Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems, pp. 18:1--18:7, ACM, 2016


2015

Skewless Network Clock Synchronization Without Discontinuity: Convergence and Performance
Enrique Mallada, Xiaoqiao Meng, Michel Hack, Li Zhang, Ao Tang
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking 23(5), 1619-1633, IEEE, 2015

HydraDB: A Resilient RDMA-driven Key-value Middleware for In-memory Cluster Computing
Yandong Wang, Li Zhang, Jian Tan, Min Li, Yuqing Gao, Xavier Guerin, Xiaoqiao Meng, Shicong Meng
Proceedings of the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC'15), pp. 22:1--22:11, ACM, 2015

Information Sharing in Distributed Stochastic Bandits
Swapna Buccapatnam, Jian Tan, Li Zhang
IEEE Conference on Computer Communications, INFOCOM, pp. 2605--2613, 2015

Multi-resource Fair Sharing for Multiclass Workflows
Jian Tan, Li Zhang, Min Li, Yandong Wang
SIGMETRICS Perform. Eval. Rev. 42(4), 31--37, ACM, 2015

SparkBench: A Comprehensive Benchmarking Suite for in Memory Data Analytic Platform Spark
Min Li, Jian Tan, Yandong Wang, Li Zhang, Valentina Salapura
Proceedings of the 12th ACM International Conference on Computing Frontiers, pp. 53:1--53:8, ACM, 2015


2014

C-Hint: An Effective and Reliable Cache Management for RDMA-Accelerated Key-Value Stores
Yandong Wang, Xiaoqiao Meng, Li Zhang, Jian Tan
Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing, pp. 23:1--23:13, 2014

Adaptive, Model-driven Autoscaling for Cloud Applications
Anshul Gandhi, Parijat Dube, Alexei Karve, Andrzej Kochut, Li Zhang
International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC), pp. 57--64, 2014

MRONLINE: MapReduce online performance tuning
Min Li, Liangzhao Zeng, Shicong Meng, Jian Tan, Li Zhang, Ali R Butt, Nicholas Fuller
International symposium on High-performance Parallel and Distributed Computing (HPDC), pp. 165--176, 2014

Non-work-conserving Effects in MapReduce: Diffusion Limit and Criticality
Jian Tan, Yandong Wang, Weikuan Yu, Li Zhang
SIGMETRICS, pp. 181--192, ACM, 2014

DynMR: Dynamic MapReduce with ReduceTask Interleaving and MapTask Backfilling
Jian Tan, Alicia Chin, Zane Hu, Yonggang Hu, Shicong Meng, Xiaoqiao Meng, Li Zhang
EuroSys, ACM, 2014


2013

Improving Multi-job MapReduce Scheduling in an Opportunistic Environment
Yuting Ji, Lang Tong, Ting He, Jian Tan, Kang-won Lee, Li Zhang
IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD), pp. 9 --16, 2013

Joint Optimization of Overlapping Phases in MapReduce
Minghong Lin, Li Zhang, Adam Wierman, Jian Tan
Performance Evaluation 70(10), 720--735, Elsevier, 2013
Best Student Paper award

Skewless Network Clock Synchronization
Enrique Mallada, Xiaoqiao Meng, Michel Hack, Li Zhang, Ao Tang
IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP), pp. 1 -- 10, 2013

K-Scope: Online Performance Tracking for Dynamic Cloud Applications$\$
Li Zhang, Xiaoqiao Meng, Shicong Meng, Jian Tan
Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC 13), pp. 29--32, 2013

Preemptive ReduceTask Scheduling for Fair and Fast Job Completion
Yandong Wang, Jian Tan, Weikuan Yu, Li Zhang, Xiaoqiao Meng, Xiaobing Li
Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC 13), pp. 279--289, USENIX, 2013

A Throughput Optimal Algorithm for Map Task Scheduling in Mapreduce with Data Locality
Weina Wang, Kai Zhu, Lei Ying, Jian Tan, Li Zhang
SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review 40(4), 33--42, ACM, 2013

Coupling Task Progress for MapReduce Resource-Aware Scheduling
Jian Tan, Xiaoqiao Meng, Li Zhang
IEEE INFOCOM, pp. 1666--1674, 2013

Improving ReduceTask Data Locality for Sequential MapReduce Jobs
Jian Tan, Shicong Meng, Xiaoqiao Meng, Li Zhang
IEEE INFOCOM, pp. 1675--1683, 2013

Map Task Scheduling in MapReduce with Data Locality: Throughput and Heavy-Traffic Optimality
Weina Wang, Kai Zhu, Lei Ying, Jian Tan, Li Zhang
IEEE INFOCOM, pp. 1657--1665, 2013

A Hierarchical Approach for the Resource Management of Very Large Cloud Platforms
Bernardetta Addis, Danilo Ardagna, Barbara Panicucci, Mark Squillante, Li Zhang
IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing 10(5), 253--272, 2013


2012

Delay asymptotics for heavy-tailed MapReduce jobs
Jian Tan, Shicong Meng, Xiaoqiao Meng, Li Zhang
50th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing (Allerton), pp. 1637--1639, 2012

Performance Analysis of Coupling Scheduler for MapReduce/Hadoop
Jian Tan, Xiaoqiao Meng, Li Zhang
IEEE INFOCOM mini conference, pp. 2586--2590, 2012

Delay Tails in MapReduce Scheduling
Jian Tan, Xiaoqiao Meng, Li Zhang
SIGMETRICS, pp. 5--16, ACM, 2012

Coupling scheduler for mapreduce/hadoop
Jian Tan, Xiaoqiao Meng, Li Zhang
International symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing (HPDC), pp. 129--130, 2012

Performance modeling and characterization of large last level caches
Parijat Dube, Michael Tsao, Li Zhang, Alan Bivens
IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis \& Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), pp. 379--388, 2012

Experiences in building and scaling an enterprise application on multicore systems
Seetharami Seelam, Yanbin Liu, Parijat Dube, Megumi Ito, Deniz Binay, Michael Dawson, Pramod Nagaraja, Graeme Johnson, Liana Fong, Michel Hack, others
Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience 24(2), 111--123, Wiley Online Library, 2012

Heavy-traffic analysis of cloud provisioning
Jian Tan, Hanhua Feng, Xiaoqiao Meng, Li Zhang
24th International Teletraffic Congress (ITC 24), pp. 1--8, 2012

Energy-aware autonomic resource allocation in multitier virtualized environments
Danilo Ardagna, Barbara Panicucci, Marco Trubian, Li Zhang
IEEE Transactions on Services Computing 5(1), 2--19, 2012


2011

On estimation problems for the G/G/∞ Queue
Hanhua Feng, Parijat Dube, Li Zhang
ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review 39(3), 40--42, ACM, 2011

Identification and Approximations for Systems with Multi-Stage Workflows
P Dube, J Tan, L Zhang
Winter Simulation Conference, pp. 3273--3282, 2011


A Hybrid Approach for Large Cache Performance Studies
D Daly, P Dube, K El Maghraoui, D Poff, Li Zhang
International Conference on Quantitative Evaluation of Systems (QEST), pp. 47--56, 2011

Consolidating virtual machines with dynamic bandwidth demand in data centers
Meng Wang, Xiaoqiao Meng, Li Zhang
IEEE INFOCOM, pp. 71--75, 2011

Exploiting Resource Usage Patterns for Better Utilization Prediction
Jian Tan, Parijat Dube, Xiaoqiao Meng, Li Zhang
International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems Workshops (ICDCSW), pp. 14--19, 2011


2010

Run-time Models for Self-managing Systems and Applications
Danilo Ardagna, Li Zhang
2010 - Springer, Springer

Leap Second support in computers
Michel Hack, Xiaoqiao Meng, Steve Froehlich, Li Zhang
International IEEE symposium on precision clock synchronization for measurement control and communication (ISPCS), pp. 91--96, 2010

Efficient resource provisioning in compute clouds via vm multiplexing
Xiaoqiao Meng, Canturk Isci, Jeffrey Kephart, Li Zhang, Eric Bouillet, Dimitrios Pendarakis
International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC), pp. 11--20, ACM, 2010

Performance of large low-associativity caches
P Dube, L Zhang, D Daly, A Bivens
ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review 37(4), 11--18, ACM, 2010

Resiliency of distributed clock synchronization networks
Parijat Dube, Li Zhang
ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review 38(2), 54--56, ACM, 2010

Autonomic management of cloud service centers with availability guarantees
Bernardetta Addis, Danilo Ardagna, Barbara Panicucci, Li Zhang
IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD), pp. 220--227, 2010

Program behavior characterization in large memory systems
Parijat Dube, Michael Tsao, Dan Poff, Li Zhang, Alan Bivens
IEEE International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems \& Software (ISPASS), pp. 113--114, 2010

Linear-speed interior-path algorithms for distributed control of information networks
Hanhua Feng, Cathy Xia, Zhen Liu, Li Zhang
Performance Evaluation 67(11), 1107--1122, Elsevier, 2010

Black-box performance models for virtualized web service applications
Danilo Ardagna, Mara Tanelli, Marco Lovera, Li Zhang
Proceedings of the first joint WOSP/SIPEW international conference on Performance engineering, pp. 153--164, 2010



2009

Identifying and managing performance risks in SOA based systems: A full life-cycle approach
Jerry M Denman, Bob Dill, Parijat Dube, Amith Paruchuri, Li Zhang
Annual IEEE Systems Conference, pp. 291--295, 2009

Connection and performance model driven optimization of pageview response time
Dinesh Kumar, David P Olshefski, Li Zhang
IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis \& Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), pp. 1--10, 2009

Enhanced inferencing: Estimation of a workload dependent performance model
Dinesh Kumar, Li Zhang, Asser Tantawi
Proceedings of the Fourth International ICST Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools, pp. 47, 2009

Real-time performance modeling for adaptive software systems with multi-class workload
Dinesh Kumar, Asser Tantawi, Li Zhang
IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis \& Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), pp. 1--4, 2009

A decentralized control mechanism for stream processing networks
Zhen Liu, Ao Tang, Cathy H Xia, Li Zhang
Annals of Operations Research 170(1), 161--182, Springer, 2009

Run-time resource management in SOA virtualized environments
Danilo Ardagna, Raffaela Mirandola, Marco Trubian, Li Zhang
Proceedings of the 1st international workshop on Quality of service-oriented software systems, pp. 39--46, ACM, 2009


2008

Distributed multi-layered workload synthesis for testing stream processing systems
Eric Bouillet, Parijat Dube, David George, Zhen Liu, Dimitrios Pendarakis, Li Zhang
Winter Simulation Conference, pp. 1003--1011, 2008

Achieving precise coordinated cluster time in a cluster environment
Steven Froehlich, Michel Hack, Xiaoqiao Meng, Li Zhang
IEEE International Symposium on Precision Clock Synchronization for Measurement, Control and Communication (ISPCS), pp. 54--58, 2008

Model Identification for Energy-Aware Management of Web Service Systems
M Tanelli, D Ardagna, M Lovera, L Zhang
Service-Oriented Computing - ICSOC, pp. 599-606, Springer, 2008


2007

Performance studies of a websphere application, trade, in scale-out and scale-up environments
Hao Yu, Jos\'e E Moreira, Parijat Dube, I-hsin Chung, Li Zhang
International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), pp. 1--8, 2007

Load shedding and distributed resource control of stream processing networks
Hanhua Feng, Zhen Liu, Cathy H Xia, Li Zhang
Performance Evaluation 64(9), 1102--1120, Elsevier, 2007

Performance Evaluation of a Commercial Application, Trade, in Scale-out Environments
P Dube, H Yu, L Zhang, JE Moreira
International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), pp. 252--259, 2007

Almost Peer-to-Peer Clock Synchronization
Ahmed Sobeih, Michel Hack, Zhen Liu, Li Zhang
International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), 2007

SLA based resource allocation policies in autonomic environments
Danilo Ardagna, Marco Trubian, Li Zhang
Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing 67(3), 259--270, Elsevier, 2007

Scalability of the Nutch search engine
Jos'{e} E Moreira, Maged M Michael, Dilma Da Silva, Doron Shiloach, Parijat Dube, Li Zhang
ICS '07: Proceedings of the 21st annual international conference on Supercomputing, pp. 3--12, ACM, 2007
Abstract


2006

Distributed Resource Allocation for Stream Data Processing
A Tang, Z Liu, C Xia, L Zhang
High Performance Computing and Communications, pp. 91-100, Springer, 2006

A multicommodity flow model for distributed stream processing
James A Broberg, Zhen Liu, Cathy H Xia, Li Zhang
ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review, pp. 377--378, ACM, 2006

Distributed resource allocation in stream processing systems
C H Xia, J A Broberg, Z Liu, L Zhang
Distributed Computing, pp. 489-504, Springer, 2006


2005

SLA based profit optimization in multi-tier systems
Danilo Ardagna, Marco Trubian, Li Zhang
Network Computing and Applications, Fourth IEEE International Symposium on, pp. 263--266, IEEE Computer Society, 2005

Optimal capacity allocation for web systems with end-to-end delay guarantees
Wuqin Lin, Zhen Liu, Cathy H Xia, Li Zhang
Performance Evaluation 62(1), 400--416, Elsevier, 2005

Web traffic modeling at finer time scales and performance implications
Cathy H Xia, Zhen Liu, Mark S Squillante, Li Zhang, Naceur Malouch
Performance Evaluation 61(2), 181--201, Elsevier, 2005


2004

SLA based profit optimization in multi-tier web application systems
D. Ardagna, M. Trubian, L. Zhang
Proc. of Int’l Conference On Service Oriented Computing, New York, NY, pp. 173--182, 2004

Efficiently serving dynamic data at highly accessed web sites
James R Challenger, Paul Dantzig, Arun Iyengar, Mark S Squillante, Li Zhang
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking 12(2), 233--246, IEEE, 2004

Cost minimization of multi-tiered e-business infrastructure with end-to-end delay guarantees
W Lin, Z Liu, C H Xia, L Zhang
ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review 32(2), 25--27, ACM, 2004

Lower bounds for LRD/GI/1 queues with subexponential service times
Cathy H Xia, Zhen Liu, Mark S Squillante, Li Zhang
Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences 18(1), 87--101, Cambridge Univ Press, 2004

An adaptive threshold-based policy for sharing servers with affinities
T Osogami, M Harchol-Balter, A Scheller-Wolf, L Zhang
Technical Report CMU-CS-04-112 , Citeseer, 2004

SLA based profit optimization in web systems
Li Zhang, Danilo Ardagna
Proceedings of the 13th international World Wide Web conference on Alternate track papers \& posters, pp. 462--463, ACM, 2004

Exploring threshold-based policies for load sharing
T Osogami, M Harchol-Balter, A Scheller-Wolf, L Zhang
Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, pp. 1012--1021, 2004

Overlay multicast trees of minimal delay
A Riabov, Z Liu, L Zhang
IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), pp. 654--661, IEEE Computer Society, 2004

A smart hill-climbing algorithm for application server configuration
Bowei Xi, Zhen Liu, Mukund Raghavachari, Cathy H Xia, Li Zhang
Proceedings of the 13th international conference on World Wide Web, pp. 287--296, ACM, 2004

SLA based profit optimization in autonomic computing systems
L Zhang, D Ardagna
International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC), pp. 173--182, ACM, 2004
Abstract

Performance analysis and grid computing
V Getov, M Gerndt, A Hoisie, A Malony, B Miller
portal.acm.org, Kluwer Academic Publishers Norwell, MA, USA, 2004


2003

AMBIENCE: Automatic Model Building using IferENCE
Z Liu, C H Xia, P Momcilovic, L Zhang
IBM Research Report RC22961, 2003

A comprehensive toolset for workload characterization, performance modeling, and online control
L Zhang, Z Liu, A Riabov, M Schulman, C Xia, F Zhang
Computer Performance, pp. 63--77, Springer, 2003

Analysis of performance impact of drill-down techniques for Web traffic models
Cathy H Xia, Zhen Liu, Mark S Squillante, Li Zhang, Naceur Malouch
In Proceedings of the 18th International Teletraffic Congress, pp. 409--418, Dec, 2003

Profile-based traffic characterization of commercial web sites
Zhen Liu, Mark S Squillante, Cathy H Xia, Shun-Zheng Yu, Li Zhang
Proceedings of the 18th International Teletraffic Congress (ITC18),(Berlin, Germany), pp. 231--240, Elsevier, 2003

Ambience: Automatic model building using inference
Z. Liu, CH Xia, P. Momcilovic, L. Zhang
Congress MSR03, 2003

New algorithms for content-based publication-subscription systems
A Riabov, Z Liu, J Wolf, P Yu, L Zhang
IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), pp. 678--686, Published by the IEEE Computer Society, 2003


2002

Optimal scheduling in queuing network models of high-volume commercial web sites
Mark S Squillante, Cathy H Xia, Li Zhang
Performance Evaluation 47(4), 223--242, North-Holland, 2002

Analysis of measurement data from sporting event Web sites
Zhen Liu, Mark S Squillante, Cathy H Xia, S-Z Yu, Li Zhang, NM Malouch, PM Dantzig
Global Telecommunications Conference, 2002. GLOBECOM'02. IEEE, pp. 2543--2547

Clock synchronization algorithms for network measurements
Li Zhang, Zhen Liu, C Honghui Xia
INFOCOM 2002. Twenty-First Annual Joint Conference of the IEEE Computer and Communications Societies. Proceedings. IEEE, pp. 160--169

Analysis of Caching Mechanisms from Sporting EventWeb Sites
Zhen Liu, Mark Squillante, Cathy Xia, S Yu, Li Zhang, Naceur Malouch, Paul Dantzig
Advances in Computing Science—ASIAN 2002, pp. 76--86, Springer

Matrix-analytic analysis of a MAP/PH/1 queue fitted to web server data
A. Riska, M. Squillante, S.Z. Yu, Z. Liu, L. Zhang
Matrix-analytic methods: theory and applications: proceedings of the fourth international conference: Adelaide, Australia, 14-16 July 2002, pp. 333--356

A hidden semi-Markov model for web workload self-similarity
S Z Yu, Z Liu, M S Squillante, C Xia, L Zhang
21st IEEE International Performance, Computing, and Communications Conference (IPCCC), pp. 65--72, 2002

Workload service requirements analysis: A queueing network optimization approach
L Zhang, C Xia, M Squillante, W N Mills III
International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), pp. 23-32, 2002

Clustering algorithms for content-based publication-subscription systems
A Riabov, Z Liu, J Wolf, P Yu, L Zhang
IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), pp. 133--142, IEEE Computer Society, 2002

Traffic modeling and performance analysis of commercial web sites
Cathy H Xia, Zhen Liu, Mark S Squillante, Li Zhang, Naceur Malouch
ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review 30(3), 32--34, ACM, 2002

Traffic profiling, clustering and classification for commercial Internet sites
Z. Liu, MS Squillante, CH Xia, SZ Yu, L. Zhang, NM Malouch
Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Telecommunication Systems, Modeling and Analysis, pp. 3--6, 2002


2001

Analysis of queues under correlated arrivals with applications to web server performance
Mark S Squillante, Baffelly Woo, Li Zhang
ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review 28(4), 41--43, ACM, 2001

Threshold-based priority policies for parallel-server systems with affinity scheduling
Mark S Squillante, Cathy H Xia, David D Yao, Li Zhang
American Control Conference, 2001. Proceedings of the 2001, pp. 2992--2999


2000

Internet traffic: periodicity, tail behavior, and performance implications
M S Squillante, D D Yao, L Zhang
System Performance Evaluation: Methodologies and Applications, CRC Press, Inc., 2000

Preliminary analysis of various SurfAid customers
Z. Liu, MS Squillante, CH Xia, L. Zhang
Technical Report, Technical report, IBM Research Division, 2000

An Optimal Algorithm for Scheduling Reservations in a Bandwidth Market
D. Olshefski, L. Zhang, D. Florissi, Y. Yemini
IBM Research Report RC21633, Citeseer, 2000


1999

Web traffic modeling and web server performance analysis
MS Squillante, DD Yao, L Zhang
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), pp. 4432--4437, IBM TJ Watson Research Center, 1999

The impact of job arrival patterns on parallel scheduling
Mark S Squillante, David D Yao, Li Zhang
ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review 26(4), 52--59, ACM, 1999


Analysis of job arrival patterns and parallel scheduling performance
Mark S Squillante, David D Yao, Li Zhang
Performance Evaluation 36(1-4), 137--163, Elsevier, 1999


1998

Analysis of Admission Control and Load Balancing in Scalable Web Server Systems
M S Squillante, L Zhang
Fourth International Workshop on Performability Modeling of Computer and Communication Systems (PMCCS4), pp. 39-43, 1998

A general methodology for characterizing access patterns and analyzing web server performance
A K Iyengar, E A MacNair, M S Squillante, L Zhang
International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), pp. 167, 1998


1997

A general methodology for characterizing access patterns and analyzing web server performance
Arun Iyengar, Edward A MacNair, Mark S Squillante, Li Zhang
Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, 1998. Proceedings. Sixth International Symposium on, pp. 167--174, IBM TJ Watson Research Center, 1997

Stochastic scheduling via polymatroid optimization
D D Yao, L Zhang
Mathematics of stochastic manufacturing systems: AMS-SIAM Summer Seminar in Applied Mathematics, June 17-22, 1996, Williamsburg, Virginia, pp. 333-364, AMERICAN MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY, 1997


Dynamic scheduling of a class of stochastic systems: extendedpolymatroid, side constraints, and optimality
D D Yao, L Zhang
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), pp. 1191-1196, 1997


Year Unknown

Optimal Scheduling of Fluid Networks for High-Volume Commercial Web Sites
M.S. Squillante, C. Xia, L. Zhang
MS Squillante, C Xia, L Zhang, 0

Optimal Control of Parallel-Server Stochastic Networks with Affinity Scheduling
M.S. Squillante, C. Xia, D.D. Yao, L. Zhang
MS Squillante, C Xia, DD Yao, L Zhang, 0