• 1408 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
19992020
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Research Output 1999 2020

  • 1408 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
  • 69 Conference contribution
  • 14 Article
  • 1 Paper
Article

AsHES Introduction and Committees

Dinan, J., Chen, W., Ma, X., Balaji, P., Matsuoka, S., Meng, J. & Zhang, Y., 29 Sep 2015, In : Unknown Journal. p. 591-592 2 p., 7284362.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Field programmable gate arrays (FPGA)
Graphics processing unit
1 Citation (Scopus)

Automatic Cloud I/O Configurator for I/O Intensive Parallel Applications

Zhai, J., Liu, M., Jin, Y., Ma, X. & Chen, W., 1 Dec 2015, In : IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems. 26, 12, p. 3275-3288 14 p., 6977978.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Costs
Learning systems
Servers
Communication
Experiments
8 Citations (Scopus)

Building Semi-Elastic Virtual Clusters for Cost-Effective HPC Cloud Resource Provisioning

Niu, S., Zhai, J., Ma, X., Tang, X., Chen, W. & Zheng, W., 1 Jul 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems. 27, 7, p. 1915-1928 14 p., 7239625.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Costs
Cluster computing
Scheduling
15 Citations (Scopus)

Constructing collaborative desktop storage caches for large scientific datasets

Vazhkudai, S. S., Ma, X., Freeh, V. W., Strickland, J. W., Tammineedi, N., Simon, T. & Scott, S. L., 1 Aug 2006, In : ACM Transactions on Storage. 2, 3, p. 221-254 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Computer workstations
Bandwidth
Data visualization
Application programming interfaces (API)
Resource allocation
33 Citations (Scopus)

Coordinating computation and I/O in massively parallel sequence search

Lin, H., Ma, X., Feng, W. & Samatova, N. F., 14 Jan 2011, In : IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems. 22, 4, p. 529-543 15 p., 5473216.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scheduling
Dynamic loads
Resource allocation
Throughput

Determining data distribution for large disk enclosures with 3-D data templates

Zhang, G., Wang, Z., Ma, X., Yang, S., Huang, Z. & Zheng, W., Dec 2019, In : ACM Transactions on Storage. 15, 4, a27.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enclosures
Throughput
Recovery
20 Citations (Scopus)

High-level buffering for hiding periodic output cost in scientific simulations

Ma, X., Lee, J. & Winslett, M., 1 Mar 2006, In : IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems. 17, 3, p. 193-204 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Data storage equipment
Output
Costs
Parallel I/O
Simulation
7 Citations (Scopus)

High performance statistical computing with parallel R: Applications to biology and climate modelling

Samatova, N. F., Branstetter, M., Ganguly, A. R., Hettich, R., Khan, S., Kora, G., Li, J., Ma, X., Pan, C., Shoshani, A. & Yoginath, S., 1 Oct 2006, In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 46, 1, p. 505-509 5 p., 069.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biology
statistical analysis
climate
distributed memory
5 Citations (Scopus)

Improving data availability for better access performance: A study on caching scientific data on distributed desktop workstations

Ma, X., Vazhkudai, S. S. & Zhang, Z., 1 Nov 2009, In : Journal of Grid Computing. 7, 4, p. 419-438 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Availability
Recovery
Bandwidth
6 Citations (Scopus)

Improving the availability of supercomputer job input data using temporal replication

Wang, C., Zhang, Z., Ma, X., Vazhkudai, S. S. & Mueller, F., 1 Jun 2009, In : Computer Science - Research and Development. 23, 3-4, p. 149-157 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Supercomputers
Availability
Computer systems
Bandwidth
Recovery
9 Citations (Scopus)

MPI-ACC: Accelerator-Aware MPI for Scientific Applications

Aji, A. M., Panwar, L. S., Ji, F., Murthy, K., Chabbi, M., Balaji, P., Bisset, K. R., Dinan, J., Feng, W. C., Mellor-Crummey, J., Ma, X. & Thakur, R., 1 May 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems. 27, 5, p. 1401-1414 14 p., 7127020.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Message passing
Particle accelerators
Data storage equipment
Data transfer
Program processors
12 Citations (Scopus)

Reliable MapReduce computing on opportunistic resources

Lin, H., Ma, X. & Feng, W. C., 1 Jun 2012, In : Cluster Computing. 15, 2, p. 145-161 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scheduling algorithms
Processing
10 Citations (Scopus)

Transparent runtime parallelization of the R scripting language

Li, J., Ma, X., Yoginath, S., Kora, G. & Samatova, N. F., 1 Feb 2011, In : Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing. 71, 2, p. 157-168 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parallelization
Parallelizing Compilers
Statistical Computing
Data Parallelism
Scientific Workflow

Two-body job searches

Winslett, M., Ma, X. & Yu, T., 1 Jun 2003, In : SIGMOD Record. 32, 2, p. 107-112 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Conference contribution
10 Citations (Scopus)

Accelerating batch analytics with residual resources from interactive clouds

Clay, R. B., Shen, Z. & Ma, X., 1 Dec 2013, Proceedings - IEEE Computer Society's Annual International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunications Systems, MASCOTS. p. 414-423 10 p. 6730798

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Harvesters
Batch
Resources
Workload
Chemical analysis
8 Citations (Scopus)

ACIC: Automatic cloud I/O configurator for HPC applications

Liu, M., Jin, Y., Zhai, J., Zha, Y., Shi, Q., Ma, X. & Chen, W., 1 Jan 2013, International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, SC. IEEE Computer Society, 38

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Learning systems
Costs

ACIC: Automatic cloud I/O configurator for parallel applications

Liu, M., Jin, Y., Zhai, J., Zhai, Y., Shi, Q., Ma, X. & Chen, W., 17 Jul 2013, HPDC 2013 - Proceedings of the 22nd ACM International Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing. p. 111-112 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Costs
7 Citations (Scopus)

Active buffering plus compressed migration: An integrated solution to parallel simulations' data transport needs

Lee, J., Ma, X., Winslett, M. & Yu, S., 1 Jan 2002, Proceedings of the International Conference on Supercomputing. p. 156-166 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Turnaround time
Visualization
Costs
Experiments

Adaptive request scheduling for parallel scientific web services

Lin, H., Ma, X., Li, J., Yu, T. & Samatova, N., 14 Aug 2008, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 5069 LNCS. p. 276-294 19 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 5069 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Adaptive Scheduling
Workload
Web services
Web Services
Scheduling
2 Citations (Scopus)

Automatic, application-aware I/O forwarding resource allocation

Ji, X., Yang, B., Zhang, T., Ma, X., Zhu, X., Wang, X., El-Sayed, N., Zhai, J., Liu, W. & Xue, W., 1 Jan 2019, Proceedings of the 17th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies, FAST 2019. USENIX Association, p. 265-279 15 p. (Proceedings of the 17th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies, FAST 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Resource allocation
Supercomputers
Scalability
Agglomeration
Monitoring
50 Citations (Scopus)

Automatic identification of application I/O signatures from noisy server-side traces

Liu, Y., Gunasekaran, R., Ma, X. & Vazhkudai, S. S., 1 Jan 2014, Proceedings of the 12th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies, FAST 2014. USENIX Association, p. 213-228 16 p. (Proceedings of the 12th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies, FAST 2014).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Servers
Supercomputers
Turbulence
Scheduling
Throughput
9 Citations (Scopus)

Automatic parallelization of scripting languages: Toward transparent desktop parallel computing

Ma, X., Li, J. & Samatova, N. F., 24 Sep 2007, Proceedings - 21st International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, IPDPS 2007; Abstracts and CD-ROM. 4228216

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Automatic Parallelization
Parallel processing systems
Parallel Computing
Natural sciences computing
Parallel programming

Building and scaling virtual clusters with residual resources from interactive clouds

Clay, R. B., Shen, Z. & Ma, X., 17 Jul 2013, HPDC 2013 - Proceedings of the 22nd ACM International Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing. p. 119-120 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Harvesters
Chemical analysis
Consolidation
Throughput
Hardware
56 Citations (Scopus)

Cloud versus in-house cluster: Evaluating amazon cluster compute instances for running MPI applications

Zhai, Y., Liu, M., Zhai, J., Ma, X. & Chen, W., 13 Dec 2011, State of the Practice Reports, SC'11. 11

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Scalability
Natural sciences computing
Supercomputers
Benchmarking
Parallel processing systems
5 Citations (Scopus)

Combining phase identification and statistic modeling for automated parallel benchmark generation

Jin, Y., Ma, X., Liu, M., Liu, Q., Logan, J., Podhorszki, N., Choi, J. Y. & Klasky, S., 24 Jun 2015, Performance Evaluation Review. 1 ed. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. 43. p. 309-320 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Statistics
Personnel
Hardware
Communication
Experiments
1 Citation (Scopus)

Combining phase identification and statistic modeling for automated parallel benchmark generation

Jin, Y., Liu, M., Ma, X., Liu, Q., Logan, J., Podhorszki, N., Choi, J. Y. & Klasky, S., 24 Jan 2015, Proceedings of the ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming, PPOPP. Association for Computing Machinery, Vol. 2015-January. p. 269-270 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Statistics
Personnel
Hardware
Communication
Experiments
25 Citations (Scopus)

Cost-effective cloud HPC resource provisioning by building semi-elastic virtual clusters

Niu, S., Zhai, J., Ma, X., Tang, X. & Chen, W., 1 Jan 2013, International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, SC. IEEE Computer Society, 56

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Cluster computing
Costs
Scheduling
1 Citation (Scopus)

Cost-effective resource configuration for cloud video streaming services

Jiang, Y., Ma, X. & Chen, W., 15 Jan 2016, Proceedings of the International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems - ICPADS. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2016-January. p. 430-439 10 p. 7384324

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Video streaming
Costs
Scalability
Economics
5 Citations (Scopus)

Coupling prefix caching and collective downloads for remote dataset access

Ma, X., Freeh, V. W., Yang, T., Vazhkudai, S. S., Simon, T. A. & Scott, S. L., 1 Dec 2006, Proceedings of the International Conference on Supercomputing. p. 229-238 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Supercomputers
Data transfer
Analytical models
Costs
90 Citations (Scopus)

Cross-platform performance prediction of parallel applications using partial execution

Yang, L. T., Ma, X. & Mueller, F., 1 Dec 2005, Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE 2005 Supercomputing Conference, SC'05. Vol. 2005. 1559992

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Costs
8 Citations (Scopus)

Cyberinfrastructure for contamination source characterization in water distribution systems

Sreepathi, S., Mahinthakumar, K., Zechman, E., Ranjithan, R., Brill, D., Ma, X. & Von Laszewski, G., 24 Dec 2007, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 4487 LNCS. p. 1058-1065 8 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 4487 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Water Distribution Systems
Water distribution systems
Contamination
Water
Middleware
13 Citations (Scopus)

CYPRESS: Combining Static and Dynamic Analysis for Top-Down Communication Trace Compression

Zhai, J., Hu, J., Tang, X., Ma, X. & Chen, W., 16 Jan 2015, International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, SC. January ed. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2015-January. p. 143-153 11 p. 7012999

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Static analysis
Dynamic analysis
Compaction
Communication
Supercomputers
2 Citations (Scopus)

Declustering large multidimensional data sets for range queries over heterogeneous disks

Lee, J., Winslett, M., Ma, X. & Yu, S., 2003, Proceedings of the International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management, SSDBM. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2003-January. p. 212-221 10 p. 1214982

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Servers
Virtual reality
7 Citations (Scopus)

DMA-assisted, intranode communication in GPU accelerated systems

Ji, F., Aji, A. M., Dinan, J., Buntinas, D., Balaji, P., Thakur, R., Feng, W. C. & Ma, X., 7 Dec 2012, Proceedings of the 14th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications, HPCC-2012 - 9th IEEE International Conference on Embedded Software and Systems, ICESS-2012. p. 461-468 8 p. 6332208

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Dynamic mechanical analysis
Particle accelerators
Communication
Graphics processing unit
Data storage equipment
58 Citations (Scopus)

Efficient data access for parallel BLAST

Lin, H., Ma, X., Chandramohan, P., Geist, A. & Samatova, N., 1 Dec 2005, Proceedings - 19th IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, IPDPS 2005. Vol. 2005. 1419898

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Data handling
Supercomputers
Bioinformatics
Merging
Information management
9 Citations (Scopus)

Efficient intranode communication in GPU-accelerated systems

Ji, F., Aji, A. M., Dinan, J., Buntinas, D., Balaji, P., Feng, W. C. & Ma, X., 18 Oct 2012, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE 26th International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium Workshops, IPDPSW 2012. p. 1838-1847 10 p. 6270862

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Data storage equipment
Communication
Particle accelerators
Bandwidth
Graphics processing unit
15 Citations (Scopus)

EMFS: Email-based personal cloud storage

Srinivasan, J., Wei, W., Ma, X. & Yu, T., 22 Sep 2011, Proceedings - 6th IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage, NAS 2011. p. 248-257 10 p. 6005469

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Electronic mail
Data privacy
Metadata
Servers
Availability
8 Citations (Scopus)

Employing checkpoint to improve job scheduling in large-scale systems

Niu, S., Zhai, J., Ma, X., Liu, M., Zhai, Y., Chen, W. & Zheng, W., 24 Jan 2013, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 7698 LNCS. p. 36-55 20 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 7698 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Checkpoint
Job Scheduling
Large-scale Systems
Large scale systems
Scheduling
5 Citations (Scopus)

End-to-end I/O monitoring on a leading supercomputer

Yang, B., Ji, X., Ma, X., Wang, X., Zhang, T., Zhu, X., El-Sayed, N., Lan, H., Yang, Y., Zhai, J., Liu, W. & Xue, W., 1 Jan 2019, Proceedings of the 16th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation, NSDI 2019. USENIX Association, p. 379-394 16 p. (Proceedings of the 16th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation, NSDI 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Supercomputers
Monitoring
Metadata
Servers
Visualization
7 Citations (Scopus)

Energy and performance impact of aggressive volunteer computing with multi-core computers

Li, J., Deshpande, A., Srinivasan, J. & Ma, X., 1 Dec 2009, Proceedings - IEEE Computer Society's Annual International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunications Systems, MASCOTS. p. 421-430 10 p. 5366968

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Personal computing
Energy conservation
Workload
Computing
Energy
10 Citations (Scopus)

Enhancing data migration performance via parallel data compression

Lee, J., Winslett, M., Ma, X. & Yu, S., 2002, Proceedings - International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, IPDPS 2002. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 444-451 8 p. 1015528

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Data compression
Data Compression
Migration
Compression
Costs
7 Citations (Scopus)

Exploiting locality in graph analytics through hardware-Accelerated traversal scheduling

Mukkara, A., Beckmann, N., Abeydeera, M., Ma, X. & Sanchez, D., 12 Dec 2018, Proceedings - 51st Annual IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Microarchitecture, MICRO 2018. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2018-October. p. 1-14 14 p. 8574527

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Scheduling
Hardware
Processing
Data storage equipment
Particle accelerators
10 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring I/O strategies for parallel sequence-search tools with S3aSim

Chingt, A., Feng, W. C., Lin, H., Ma, X. & Choudhary, A., 1 Dec 2006, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing. Vol. 2006. p. 229-240 12 p. 1652154

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Field programmable gate arrays (FPGA)
Personnel
Hardware
Experiments
26 Citations (Scopus)

Faster collective output through active buffering

Ma, X., Winslett, M., Lee, J. & Yu, S., 2002, Proceedings - International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, IPDPS 2002. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 329-336 8 p. 1015511

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Buffer
Bandwidth
Data storage equipment
Output
Rockets
6 Citations (Scopus)

Flexible and efficient parallel I/O for large-scale multi-component simulations

Ma, X., Jiao, X., Campbell, M. & Winslett, M., 2003, Proceedings - International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, IPDPS 2003. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 1213462

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Parallel I/O
Data Management
Information management
Performance Management
Production platforms
42 Citations (Scopus)

FreeLoader: Scavenging desktop storage resources for scientific data

Vazhkudai, S. S., Ma, X., Frech, V. W., Strickland, J. W., Tammineedi, N. & Scott, S. L., 1 Dec 2005, Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE 2005 Supercomputing Conference, SC'05. Vol. 2005. 1560008

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Scavenging
Bandwidth
Telecommunication networks
Experiments
Processing
44 Citations (Scopus)

Functional partitioning to optimize end-to-end performance on many-core architectures

Li, M., Vazhkudai, S. S., Butt, A. R., Meng, F., Ma, X., Kim, Y., Engelmann, C. & Shipman, G., 1 Dec 2010, 2010 ACM/IEEE International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, SC 2010. 5644890

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

10 Citations (Scopus)

GODIVA: Lightweight data management for scientific visualization applications

Ma, X., Winslett, M., Norris, J., Jiao, X. & Fiedler, R., 1 Jun 2004, Proceedings - International Conference on Data Engineering. Vol. 20. p. 732-743 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Data visualization
Information management
Visualization
Data storage equipment
12 Citations (Scopus)

Governor: Autonomic throttling for aggressive idle resource scavenging

Strickland, J. W., Freeh, V. W., Ma, X. & Vazhkudai, S. S., 1 Dec 2005, Proceedings - Second International Conference on Autonomic Computing, ICAC 2005. Vol. 2005. p. 64-75 12 p. 1498053

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Governors
Scavenging
Knobs
Process monitoring
Control systems
49 Citations (Scopus)

Improving MPI-IO output performance with active buffering plus threads

Ma, X., Winslett, M., Lee, J. & Yu, S., 2003, Proceedings - International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, IPDPS 2003. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 1213165

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Thread
Overlapping
Output
Servers
Server