I am recent PhD graduate of the
computer science department
is based on my two main projects,
My advisor was Eddie Kohler
I am interested in operating systems, networking and theory. I worked at the
" lab in 3440 Boelter Hall.
(We have a cool logo
on our door, and previously
inside. We're also currently the only lab in the CS department with
I am also an "emeritus"
of the UCLA LUG
and I used to help to run its "installfests" once a quarter.
, a modular backend data store for a database designed
to minimize disk seeks and allow greater storage format flexibility.
known as Kudos
a storage system built around explicit write dependency tracking.
- Modular Data Storage with Anvil. Mike Mammarella, Shant Hovsepian, and
Eddie Kohler. SOSP 2009,
October 2009. [PDF]
- Generalized File System Dependencies. Christopher Frost, Mike Mammarella,
Eddie Kohler, Andrew de los Reyes, Shant Hovsepian, Andrew Matsuoka, and Lei
Zhang. SOSP 2007, October 2007.
- The KudOS Architecture for File Systems. Andrew de los Reyes, Christopher
Frost, Eddie Kohler, Mike Mammarella, and Lei Zhang.
SOSP WIP 2005,
Brighton, United Kingdom, October 2005.
Wanna buy TERTL stuff
(Or other TERTL stuff
If it's night time, you can look at static images of our turtles
instead of the live feed.
Several of us pulled a little prank on Eddie involving a lot of peeps
; video here and here
The CS department has some root certificates
I have previously been a TA for CS 111
, operating systems.
My favorite ramen place is Hakata Ramen
My personal website is crystalorb.net
Anybody who has ever confused "its" and "it's" should check Bob's Quick Guide to Its and It's
(and Bob's Quick Guide to the Apostrophe
(You can also tell the difference by asking whether, in a fake old-timey accent, you'd substitute "'tis" for the word. You'd only do that for "it's.")
You can see the Hollywood sign on Google Maps
, and with Street View
Want to schedule some compute jobs