I am a graduate student at the Computer Science and Engineering department, University of California, San Diego. I completed my Bachelor's degree at the Computer Science department of Peking University in 1999, and am currently working with Prof. Keith Marzullo towards my PhD.
Xianan Zhang, Flavio Junqueira, Matti A. Hiltunen, Keith Marzullo, Richard D. Schlichting, Replicating Nondeterministic Services on Grid Systems, submitted to the 15th IEEE International Symposium on High-Performance Distributed Computing (HPDC-15), 2006.
Xianan Zhang, Flavio Junqueira, Keith Marzullo, Fast Paxos vs. Classic Paxos: Caveat Emptor, submitted to the 2006 International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN-2006).
Xianan Zhang, Matti A. Hiltunen, Keith Marzullo, and Richard D. Schlichting, Customizable Service State Durability for Service Oriented Architecture, submitted to the 3rd International Service Availability Symposium (ISAS 2006).
Xianan Zhang, Dmitrii Zagorodnov, Matti A. Hiltunen, Keith Marzullo, and Richard D. Schlichting. Fault-tolerant Grid Services Using Primary-Backup: Feasibility and Performance, in Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing (Cluster 2004), September 2004.
James Blythe, Richard Cavanaugh, Ewa Deelman, Ian Foster, Seung-Hye Jang, Cal Kesselman, Keith Marzullo, Reagan Moore, Valerie Taylor, and Xianan Zhang, Types of Editors and Specifications, GriPhyN technical report 2004-23, 2004.
Kjetil Jacobsen, Xianan Zhang, and Keith Marzullo. Group Membership and Wide-Area Master-Worker Computations, in Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2003), May 19-22, 2003, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
Hyojong Song, Xin Liu, Denis Jakobsen, Ranjita Bhagwan, Xianan Zhang, Kenjiro Taura, and Andrew Chien. The MicroGrid: a Scientific Tool for Modeling Computational Grids, Super Computing 2000 (SC 2000), Nov. 4-10, 2000, Dallas, TX.
Xianan Zhang, Luis Rivera, and Andrew Chien, HPVM MinuteSort, Tech Report, UCSD, 2000.
Designed and implemented practical protocols to replicate nondeterministic services on asynchronous systems.
GriPhyN: Developing Grid
technologies for scientific and engineering projects that must collect and
analyze distributed, petabyte-scale datasets.
simulation tools for Grids, distributed systems and the Internet.
Disk-to-Disk sorting on High Performance Virtual Machines (HPVM):
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