Selective Refereed Journal Publications

Janki Bhimani, Zhengyu Yang, Jingpei Yang, Adnan Maruf*, Ningfang Mi, Rajinikanth Pandurangan, Changho Choi, Vijay Balakrishnan. Automatic Stream Identification to Improve Flash Endurance in Data Centers. ACM Transactions on Storage (TOS) 2021. Tier 1 Journal with impact factor 1.59.

Janki Bhimani, Adnan Maruf*, Ningfang Mi, Rajinikanth Pandurangan, and Vijay Balakrishnan. Auto-Tuning Parameters for Emerging Multi-Stream Flash-Based Storage Drives Through New I/O Pattern Generations. IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC) 2020. Tier 1 Journal with impact factor 3.131.

Janki Bhimani, Ningfang Mi, Miriam Leeser, and Zhengyu Yang, New Performance Modeling Methods for Parallel Data Processing Applications, ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation (TOMACS), 2019. DOI 10.1145/3309684. Tier 1 Journal with impact factor 1.380.

Zhengyu Yang, Manu Awasthi, Mrinmoy Ghosh, Janki Bhimani, and Ningfang Mi, I/O Workload Management for All-Flash Datacenter Storage Systems Based on Total Cost of Ownership, IEEE Transactions on Big Data (TBDATA), Special Issue on the Integration of Extreme Scale Computing and Big Data Management and Analytics, 2018. DOI 10.1109/TBDATA.2018.2871114. Tier 1 Journal with impact factor 2.00.

Janki Bhimani, Zhengyu Yang, Ningfang Mi, Jingpei Yang, Qiumin Xu, Manu Awasthi, Rajinikanth Pandurangan, and Vijay Balakrishnan, Docker Container Scheduler for I/O Intensive Applications running on NVMe SSDs, IEEE Transactions on Multi-Scale Computing Systems (TMSCS), 2018. DOI: 10.1109/TMSCS.2018.2801281. Tier 1 Journal with impact factor 2.065.

Zhengyu Yang, Janki Bhimani, Yi Yao, Cho-Hsien Lin, Jiayin Wang, Ningfang Mi, and Bo Sheng, AutoAdmin: Admission Control in YARN Clusters Based on Dynamic Resource Reservation, Scalable Computing: Practice and Experience, Special Issue on Advances in Emerging Wireless Communications and Networking (SCPE), 2018. Volume 19, Number 1, pp. 53–67.

Zhengyu Yang, Yufeng Wang, Janki Bhimani, Chiu C. Tan, and Ningfang Mi, EAD: Elasticity Aware Deduplication Manager for Datacenters with Multi-tier Storage Systems, Cluster Computing (CC), 2018. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10586-018-2141-z.

Zhengyu Yang, Janki Bhimani, Jiayin Wang, David Evans, and Ningfang Mi, Automatic and Scalable Data Replication Manager in Distributed Computation and Storage Infrastructure of Cyber-Physical Systems, Scalable Computing: Practice and Experience, Special Issue on Communication, Computing, and Networking in Cyber-Physical Systems (SCPE), 2018. Volume 18, Number 4, pp. 291–311.

Highly Selective Peer Reviewed Conference Publications
Acceptance rates below 30%

Adnan Maruf*, Sashri Brahmakshatriya*, Baolin Li, Devesh Tiwari, Gang Quan and Janki Bhimani, Do Temperature and Humidity Exposures Hurt or Benefit Your SSDs?, 2022 Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference. The European Event for Electronic System Design and Test (DATE’22), Virtual. Acceptance Rate: 25%. (Best Paper Award Nomination)

Adnan Maruf*, Ashikee Ghosh*, Janki Bhimani, Daniel Campello, Andy Rudoff, Raju Rangaswami, MULTI-CLOCK: Dynamic Tiering for Hybrid Memory Systems, 2022 IEEE International Symposium on High-Performance Computer
Architecture (HPCA’22), Seoul, South Korea, 2022. Acceptance Rate: 30%. [PDF] [PPT] [Short Video] [Long Video]

Adnan Maruf*, Zhengyu Yang, Bridget Davis, Daniel Kim, Jeffrey Wong, Matthew Durand, and Janki Bhimani, Understanding Flash-Based Storage I/O Behavior of Games, 2021 IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD’21), Online Virtual Congress, 2021. Acceptance Rate: 23.8%.

Janki Bhimani, Jingpei Yang, Ningfang Mi, Changho Choi, and Manoj Pravakar Saha*, Fine-grained Control of Concurrency within KV-SSDs, 2021 14th ACM International Systems and Storage Conference (SYSTOR’21), Virtual. Acceptance Rate: 29.9%.
Manoj Pravakar Saha*, Bryan Kim, and Janki Bhimani, KV-SSD: What is it Good For?, 2021 Design Automation Conference (DAC’21), San Francisco, CA, 2021. Acceptance Rate: 23%.

Danlin Jia, Manoj Pravakar Saha*, Janki Bhimani, and Ningfang Mi, Performance and Consistency Analysis for Distributed Deep Learning Applications, 2020 International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC’20), Virtual using Zoom, 2020. Acceptance Rate: 29.3%.

Janki Bhimani, Rajinikanth Pandurangan, Ningfang Mi, and Vijay Balakrishnan, Emulate Processing of Assorted Database Server Applications on Flash-Based Storage in Datacenter Infrastructures, 2019 International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC’19), London, UK, 2019. Acceptance Rate: 29.2%.

Danlin Jia, Janki Bhimani, Son Nam Nguyen, Bo Sheng, and Ningfang Mi, ATuMm: Auto-tuning Memory Manager in Apache Spark, 2019 International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC’19), London, UK, 2019. Acceptance Rate: 29.2%.

Janki Bhimani, Tirthak Patel, Ningfang Mi, and Devesh Tiwari, “What does Vibration do to Your SSD?”, 2019 Design Automation Conference (DAC’19), Las Vegas, NV, 2019. Acceptance Rate: 24.3%.

Janki Bhimani, Ningfang Mi, Zhengyu Yang, Jingpei Yang, Rajinikanth Pandurangan, Changho Choi and Vijay Balakrishnan, “FIOS: Feature Based I/O Stream Identification for Improving Endurance of Multi-Stream SSDs”, 2018 IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD’18), San Francisco, CA, 2018. Acceptance Rate: 15%. (Best Paper Award)

Janki Bhimani, Ningfang Mi, and Bo Sheng, “BloomStream: Data Temperature Identification for Flash Based Memory Storage Using Bloom Filters”, 2018 IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD’18), San Francisco, CA, 2018. Acceptance Rate: 15%.

Zhengyu Yang, Morteza Hoseinzadeh, Ping Wong, John Artoux, Clay Mayers, David Thomas Evans, Rory Thomas Bolt, Janki Bhimani, Ningfang Mi, and Steven Swanson, “H-NVMe: A Hybrid Framework of NVMe-based Storage System in Cloud Computing Environment”, IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC’17), San Diego, CA, 2017. (Best Paper Award)

Zhengyu Yang, Morteza Hoseinzadeh, Allen Andrews, Clay Mayers, David Thomas Evans, Rory Thomas Bolt, Janki Bhimani, Ningfang Mi, and Steven Swanson, “AutoTiering: Automatic Data Placement Manager in Multi-Tier All-Flash Datacenter”, IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC’17), San Diego, CA, 2017.

Janki Bhimani, Ningfang Mi, Miriam Leeser, and Zhengyu Yang, “FiM: Performance Prediction Model for Parallel Computation in Iterative Data Processing Applications”, IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD’17), Honolulu, HI, 2017. Acceptance Rate: 18%.

Han Gao, Zhengyu Yang, Janki Bhimani, Teng Wang, Jiayin Wang, Ningfang Mi, and Bo Sheng, “AutoPath: Harnessing Parallel Execution Paths for Efficient Resource Allocation in Multi-Stage Big Data Frameworks”, International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN’17), Vancouver, Canada, 2017. Acceptance Rate: 25%.

Qiumin Xu, Manu Awasthi, Krishna T. Malladi, Janki Bhimani, Jingpei Yang, and Murali Annavaram. “Performance analysis of containerized applications on local and remote storage” International Conference on Massive Storage Systems and Technology (MSST’17), Santa Clara, CA, 2017.

Janki Bhimani, Jingpei Yang, Zhengyu Yang, Ningfang Mi, Qiumin Xu, Manu Awasthi, Rajinikanth Pandurangan, and Vijay Balakrishnan, “Understanding Performance of I/O Intensive Containerized Applications for NVMe SSDs”, IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC’16), Las Vegas, NV, 2016. Acceptance Rate: 25.50%.

Zhengyu Yang, Jianzhe Tai, Janki Bhimani, Jiayin Wang, Ningfang Mi, and Bo Sheng, “GREM: Dynamic SSD Resource Allocation in Virtualized Storage Systems with Heterogeneous VMs”, IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC’16), Las Vegas, NV, 2016. Acceptance Rate: 25.50%.

Other Peer Reviewed Conference and Workshop Publications
Acceptance rates provided when known

Mahsa Bayati, Janki Bhimani, Ronald Lee, Ningfang Mi. “Exploring Benefits of NVMe SSDs for BigData Processing in Enterprise Data Centers” International Conference on Big Data Computing and Communication (BIGCOM’19), Qingdao, China, 2019.

Janki Bhimani, Jingpei Yang, Zhengyu Yang, Ningfang Mi, NHV Krishna Giri, Rajinikanth Pandurangan, Changho Choi, and Vijay Balakrishnan. “Enhancing SSDs with multi-stream: What? why? how?” IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC’17), San Diego, CA, 2017. (Short Paper)

Janki Bhimani, Zhengyu Yang, Miriam Leeser, and Ningfang Mi, “Accelerating Big Data Applications Using Lightweight Virtualization Framework on Enterprise Cloud”, IEEE High Performance Extreme Computing Conference (HPEC’17), Waltham, MA, 2017.

Qiumin Xu, Manu Awasthi, Krishna T. Malladi, Janki Bhimani, Jingpei Yang, Murali Annavaram, “Docker Characterization on High Performance SSDs”, IEEE International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems and Software (ISPASS’17), Santa Rosa, CA, 2017. (Short Paper)

Liu Chao, Janki Bhimani, and Miriam Leeser, “Using High Level GPU Tasks to Explore Memory and Communications Options on Heterogeneous Platforms” ACM Workshop on Software Engineering Methods for Parallel and High Performance Applications (SEM4HPC), Washington, D.C., 2017.

Liu Chao, Janki Bhimani, and Miriam Leeser, “Exploring Memory Options for Data Transfer on Heterogeneous Platforms”, The International ACM Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing (HPDC’17), Washington, D.C., 2017. (Short Paper)

Janki Bhimani, Miriam Leeser, and Ningfang Mi, “Performance Prediction Techniques for Scalable Large Data Processing in Distributed MPI Systems”, IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC’16), Las Vegas, NV, 2016. Acceptance Rate: 12%. (Short Paper)

Janki Bhimani, Miriam Leeser, and Ningfang Mi, “Design Space Exploration of GPU Accelerated Cluster Systems for Optimal Data Transfer Using PCIe Bus”, IEEE High Performance Extreme Computing Conference (HPEC’16), Waltham, MA, 2016.

Janki Bhimani, Miriam Leeser, and Ningfang Mi, “Accelerating K-Means Clustering with Parallel Implementations and GPU Computing”, IEEE High Performance Extreme Computing Conference (HPEC’15), Waltham, MA, 2015.

Janki Bhimani, Miriam Leeser and Ningfang Mi, “Predicting the Performance of Machine Learning Algorithms running on Heterogeneous Computing Platforms” Women in Machine Learning Workshop (WiML’14), Montréal, Canada, 2014. (Short Paper)

Baiyu Chen, Zhengyu Yang, Siyu Huang, Xianzhi Du, Zhiwei Cui, Janki Bhimani, Xin Xie, and Ningfang Mi, “Cyber-Physical System Enabled Nearby Traffic Flow Modelling for Autonomous Vehicles”, IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference, Special Session on Cyber Physical Systems: Security, Computing, and Performance (IPCCC CPS’17), San Diego, CA, 2017.

Xianfei Xia, Hongru Xiao, Zhengyu Yang, Xin Xie, and Janki Bhimani, Pelletization Characteristics of the Hydrothermal Pretreated Rice Straw with Added Binders. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering 43, no. 9 (2018): 4811-4820.