Dr. Toni Cortes


Conference and workshop papers

  1. 1.Improving OpenStack Swift interaction with the I/O Stack to enable Software Defined
    Ramón Nou, Alberto Miranda, Marc Siquier and Toni Cortes
    2017 IEEE International Symposium on Cloud and Services Computing (IEEE SC2 2017)
    Kanazawa, Japan, November 22-25, 2017

  2. 2.An IPC Software Layer for Building a Distributed Virtualization System
    Pablo Pessolani, Toni Cortes, Silvio Gonnet, Fernando G. Tinetti
    Congreso Argentino de Ciencias de la Computación (CACIC 2017)
    La Plata, Argentina, October 9-13, 2017

  3. 3.Predicting Access to Persistent Objects through Static Code Analysis
    Rizkallah Touma, Toni Cortes, Anna Queralt and María S. Pérez
    21st European Conference on Advances in Databases and Information Systems (ADBIS’17)
    Nicosia, Cyprus, 24 - 27 September, 2017

  4. 4.HetFS: A Heterogeneous File System for Everyone
    Georgios Koloventzos, Ramon Nou, Alberto Miranda and Toni Cortes
    Workshop on Performance and Scalability of Storage Systems (WOPSSS 2017),
    Frankfurt, Germany, June 22, 2017

  5. 5.Characterizing Performance and Energy-efficiency of The RAMCloud Storage System
    Yacine Taleb, Shadi Ibrahim, Gabriel Antoniu, and Toni Cortes
    International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2017)
    Atlanta, GA, USA, June 5 – 8, 2017

  6.     Paper online

  7. 6.An Empirical Evaluation of How The Network Impacts the Performance and Energy Efficiency in RAMCloud
    Yacine Taleb, Shadi Ibrahim, Gabriel Antoniu, and Toni Cortes
    Workshop on the Integration of Extreme Scale Computing and Big Data Management and Analytics (EBDMA2017)
    Madrid, Spain, May 14-17, 2017

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  9. 7.Understanding how the network impacts performance and energy-efficiency in the RAMCloud storage system
    Yacine Taleb, Shadi Ibrahim, Gabriel Antoniu, and Toni Cortes
    Big Data Analytics: Challenges and Opportunities (BDAC-16),
    November 16, 2016. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

  10. 8.File System Scalability with Highly Decentralized Metadata on Independent Storage Devices
    Paul lensing, Toni Cortés, Jim Hughes and André Brinkmann
    CCGRrid 2016,
    Cartagena, Colombia, May 16-19, 2016

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  1. 9.A User-space Virtualization-aware Filesystem
    Diego Padula, Mariela Alemandi, Pablo Pessolani, Toni Cortes, Silvio Gonnet, and Fernando G. Tinetti
    3er Congreso Nacional de Ingeniería Informática/Sistemas de Información
    Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 19-20, 2015

  2. 10.Performance impacts with Reliable Parallel File Systems at Exascale level
    Ramon Nou, Alberto Miranda and Toni Cortes
    Europar 2015, Vienna, Austria, August 24-28, 2015

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  1. 11.Writing Efficient Computational Workflows in Python
    Eduard Ayguade, Rosa M. Badia, Yolanda Becerra, David Carrera, Toni Cortes, Jesus Labarta, Anna Queralt, Enric Tejedor , Jordi Torres, Mateo Valero
    Big Data and Extreme-scale Computing (BDEC)
    Barcelona, Spain, January 28-30, 2015

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  1. 12.DataClay: Towards Usable and Shareable Storage
    Toni Cortes, Anna Queralt, Jonathan Martí, Jesus Labarta
    Big Data and Extreme-scale Computing (BDEC)
    Barcelona, Spain, January 28-30, 2015

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  1. 13.Fusing Storage and Computing for the Domain of Business Intelligence and Analytics – Research Opportunities
    Anna Queralt, Jonathan Marti, Henning Baars, André Brinkmann, Toni Cortes
    48th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
    Kauai, Hawaii, January 5-8, 2015  

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  1. 14.BSC vision on Big Data and extreme scale computing
    Jesus Labarta, Eduard Ayguade, Fabrizio Gagliardi, Rosa M. Badia, Toni Cortes, Jordi Torres, Adrian Cristal, Osman Unsal, David Carrera, Yolanda Becerra, Enric Tejedor , Mateo Valero.
    Big Data and Extreme-scale Computing (BDEC)
    Fukuoka, Japan, February 26 -28, 2014.

  2. 15.CRAID: Online RAID Upgrades using Dynamic Hot Data Reorganization
    A. Miranda and T. Cortes
    12th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST’14)
    Santa Clara, CA, February 17-20, 2014

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  1. 16.Better Cloud Storage Usability Through Name Space Virtualization
    Ernest Artiaga and Toni Cortes
    6th IEEE/ACM Utility and Cloud computing conference
    Dresden, Germany, December 9-12, 2013

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  1. 17.DYON: Managing a New Scheduling Class to Improve System Performance in Multicore Systems
    R. Nou, J Giralt, T.Cortes
    1st Workshop on Runtime and Operating Systems for the Many-core Era (ROME 2013)
    Aachen, Germany, August 26, 2013

        Paper online
        Best paper award

  1. 18.Towards DaaS 2.0: Enriching Data Models
    J. Martí, D. Gasull, A. Queralt, and T. Cortes
    Services 2013 - 3rd International Workshop on Formal Methods in Services and Cloud Computing
    Santa Clara, CA, June 2013

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  1. 19.Direct Lookup and Hash-Based Metadata Placement for Local File Systems
    Paul Hermann Lensing, Toni Cortes, André Brinkmann
    6th Internationa System and Storage Conference (Systor 2013)
    Haifa, Israel, Jun 30-July 2, 2013

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  1. 20.Un mecanismo de IPC de microkernel embebido en el kernel de Linux
    Pablo Pessolani, Toni Cortes, Silvio Gonnet, Fernando G. Tinetti
    Workshop de Investigadores en Ciencias de la Computación (WICC 2013)
    Paraná Entre Rios, Argentina, April 18-19, 2013

  2. 21.A new paradigm to enable flexible and efficient data sharing without loss of control
    Toni Cortes and Anna Queralt
    CloudScape V (position paper)
    Brussels, Belgium, Fen 28, 2013

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  1. 22.Improving disk I/O by paravirtualizing block requests
    Matthaisd Brugger, Ramon Nou, Toni Cortes
    KVM Forum,
    Barcelona, Spain, November 2012

  2. 23.A Study on Data Deduplication in HPC Storage Systems
    Dirk Meister, Jürgen Kaiser, Andre Brinkmann, Toni Cortes, Michael Kuhn, and Julian Kunkel
    Supercomputing 2012 (SC12)
    Salt Lake City, Utah, November 10-16, 2012

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  1. 24.Automatic I/O scheduler selection through online workload analysis
    R. Nou, J Giralt, and T. Cortes
    9th IEEE International Conference on Autonomic and Trusted Computing
    Fukuoka, Japan, September 4-7, 2012

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  1. 25.AbacusFS integrated storage and computational platform
    I. Nuhić, M. Šterk, and T. Cortes
    IEEE MIPRO 2012
    Opatija, Croatia, May 21-25, 2012

        Paper online

  1. 26.Sistema de Virtualización con Recursos Distribuidos
    P. Pessolani, T Cortes, S. Gonnet, and F.G. Tinetti
    Workshop de Investigadores en Ciencias de la Computación
    Posadas, Misiones, Argentina, April 26-27, 2012

  2. 27.DADS: Dynamic and Automatic Disk Scheduling
    Pilar Gonález-Férez, Juan Piernas, and Toni Cortes
    27th Symposium On Applied Computing
    Riva del Garda (Trento), Italy, March 26-30, 2012

   Paper online

  1. 28.Analyzing Long-Term Access Locality to Find Ways to Improve Distributed Storage Systems
    A. Miranda and T. Cortes
    20th Euromicro International Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-Based Computing
    Garching, Germany, February 15-17, 2012

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  1. 29.Reliable and Randomized Data Distribution Strategies for Large Scale Storage Systems
    A. Miranda, S. Effert, Y. Kang, E.L. Miller, A. Brinkmann, T. Cortes
    18th Annual International Conference on High Performance Computing
    Bangalore, India, December 18-21, 2011

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  1. 30.Transient congestion avoidance in Software DSM systems
    JJ Costa, T Cortes, X Martorell, J Bueno, E Ayguade
    International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications
    and Technologies (PDCAT 2010)
    Wuham, China, December 8-11, 2010

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  1. 31.Reducing data access latency in SDSM systems using runtime
    optimizations

    Javier Bueno, Xavier Martorell, Juan José Costa, Toni Cortes, Eduard Ayguadé,
    Guansong Zhang, Christopher Barton, and Raul Silvera
    20th Annual International Conference hosted by the Centre for Advanced Studies
    Research (CASCON 2010)
    IBM Canada Software Laboratory, November 1-4, 2010

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  1. 32.Simultaneous Evaluation of Multiple I/O Strategies
    Pilar Gonález-Férez, Juan Piernas, and Toni Cortes
    22nd International Symposium on Computer Architecture and High Performance
    Computing
    Petrópolis, Brazil, October 27-30, 2010

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  1. 33.XtreemOS Application Execution Management: A scalable approach
    R. Nou, J.Giralt, J. Corbalan, E. Tejedor, J.O. Fitó, J.M. Perez, T. Cortes
    GRID 2010.
    Brussels, Belgium, October 25-29, 2010. 

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  1. 34.XtreemOS-MD: Grid computing from mobile devices
    Álvaro Martínez,  Santiago Prieto,  Noé Gallego,  Ramon Nou,  Jacobo Giralt, 
    Toni Cortes
    The Third International ICST Conference on MOBILe Wireless MiddleWARE,
    Operating Systems, and Applications (Mobileware 2010)
    Chicago, USA, June 30-July 2 2010

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  1. 35.HRaidTools: An on-line Suite of Simulation Tools for Heterogeneous RAID
    systems

    J. L. Gonzalez, Toni Cortes, Jaime Delgado-Meraz, Ana Piedad Rubio
    Third International Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques
    (SIMUTools 2010)
    Malaga, Spain - March 15-19 2010


  1. 36.Using File System Virtualization to Avoid Metadata Bottlenecks
    Ernest Artiaga and Toni Cortes
    Design, Automation and Test in Europe (DATE 2010)
    Dresden, Germany, March 8-12, 2010

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  1. 37.Overlapping communication with computation on NAS BT benchmark
    Juan José Costa, Javier Bueno Hedo, Toni Cortes, Xavier Martorell, Eduard
    Ayguadé
    Advanced Computer Architecture and Computation for Embedded Systems
    (ACACES 2009) (poster)
    Terrassa, Spain, July 15, 2009

  2. 38.Scalable RDMA performance in PGAS languages
    Montse Farreras, George Almasi, Calin Cascaval, Toni Cortes
    International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS'09)
    Rome, Italy, May 25-29, 2009

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  1. 39.Distributing Orthogonal Redundancy on Adaptive Disk Arrays
    José Luis González, Toni Cortes
    International Conference on Grid computing, high-performAnce  and Distributed
    Applications (GADA'08)
    Monterrey, Mexico, November 9-14, 2008

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  1. 40.The RAM Enhanced Disk Cache Project (REDCAP)
    Pilar Gonález-Férez, Juan Piernas, and Toni Cortes
    XIX Jornadas de Paralelismo.
    Castellón,  Spain, Setember 17-19, 2008

  2. 41.Evaluating the Effectiveness of REDCAP to Recover the Locality Missed by Today’s Linux Systems
    Pilar Gonález-Férez, Juan Piernas, and Toni Cortes
    16th Annual Meeting of the IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis,
    and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS)
    Baltimore, MD, September 8-10 2008

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  1. 42.FaTLease: Scalable Fault-Tolerant Lease Negotiation with Paxos
    Felix Hupfeld, Björn Kolbeck, Jan Stender, Mikael Högqvist, Toni Cortes,
    Jonathan Martí, and Jesús Malo
    International Symposium on High-Performance Distributed Computing,
    Boston, MA, June 23-25 2008

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  1. 43.XtreemOS Grid Checkpointing Architecture
    John Mehnert-Spahn, Michael Schöttner, Thomas Ropars, David Margery,
    Christine Morin, Julita Corbalan, and Toni Cortes
    IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (poster)
    Lyon, France, May 19-22, 2008

  2. 44.An Adaptive Data Block Placement based on Deterministic Zones (AdaptiveZ)
    J.L. Gonzalez and Toni Cortes
    International Conference on Grid computing, high-performAnce  and Distributed
    Applications (GADA'07)
    Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal, Nov 29 - 30, 2007

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  1. 45.Application Execution Management in XtreemOS
    T. Cortes, J. Corbalan, and G. Pipan
    IEEE Grid conference (Poster)
    Austin, Texas, September 2007

  2. 46.Replica management in GRID superscalar
    Jesús Malo, Jonathan Martí, Toni Cortes
    Jornadas Paralelismo,
    Zaragoza, September 2007

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  1. 47.XtreemFS: a case for object-based storage in Grid data management
    Felix Hupfeld, Toni Cortes, Björn Kolbeck, Erich Focht, Matthias Hess, Jesus
    Malo, Jonathan Marti, Jan Stender, Eugenio Cesario
    3rd VLDB Workshop on Data Management in Grids,
    Vienna, Austria , September 2007

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  1. 48.The RAM Enhanced Disk Cache Project (REDCAP)
    Pilar González-Férez, Juan Piernas, and Toni Cortes
    24th IEEE Conference on Mass Storage Systems and Technologies (MSST07),
    San Diego, California, USA, September 24-27, 2007

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  1. 49.Lessons learnt from cluster computing: How they can be applied to grid environments
    Alberto Sánchez, Toni Cortes, Jesús Montes, Pierre Gueant and María S. Pérez
    The 8th Hellenic European Research on Computer Mathematics & its Applications
    Conference,
    Athens, Greece, September 20-22, 2007

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  1. 50.Increasing Parallelism for Workflows in the Grid
    J. Martí, J. Malo, T. Cortes
    EuroPar 2007,
    Rennes, France,  August 28-31, 2007

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  1. 51.XtreemFS - an object-based file system for large scale federated IT infrastructures
    E. Cesario, T. Cortes, E. Foch, M. Hess, F. Hupfeld, B. Kolbeck, J. Malo, J. Martí,
    J. Stender
    Linux Tag 2007,
    Berlin, Germany, May 30 - June 2, 2007

        Paper online

  1. 52.Evaluating the Effects of Upgrading Heterogeneous Disk Arrays
    J. L. Gonzalez, T. Cortes
    International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and
    Telecommunication Systems  (SPECTS 2006)
    Calgary, Canada, July 31 - August 2, 2006

        Paper online
        Best paper award

  1. 53.Scaling MPI to short-memory MPPs such as BG/L
    Montse Farrera, Toni Cortes, Jesus Labarta, and Gheorge Almasi
    20th ACM International Conference on Supercomputing (ICS-06)
    Cairns, Australia, June 28 - July 1st, 2006

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  1. 54.Java Virtual Machine: the key for accurate memory prefetching
    Y. Becerra,  J. Garcia, T. Cortes, and N. Navarro
    International Conference on Programming Languages and Compilers,
    Las Vegas, Nevada, June 2006

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  1. 55.Running BT Multi-Zone on non-shared memory machines with OpenMP SDSM instead of MPI
    D. Ródenas Picó, X. Martorell, J.J. Costa, T. Cortes, J. Labarta
    XVI Jornadas de Paralelismo
    Granada, Spain, September 2005

  2. 56.Autonomic Storage System Based on Automatic Learning
    F. Hidrobo and T. Cortes
    International Conference on High-performance Computing (HiPC 2004)
    Bangalore, India, December 19-22, 2004

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  1. 57.Increasing the capacity of RAID5 by online gradual assimilation
    Jose Luis Gonzalez and Toni Cortes
    International Workshop on Storage Network Architecture and Parallel I/Os
    Antibes Juan-les-pins, France, September 30, 2004

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  1. 58.Predicting MPI buffer addresses
    Felix Freitag, Montse Farrera, Toni Cortes, and Jesus Labarta
    International Concerence on Computational Science  (ICCS'04)
    Kraków, Poland, June 2004

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  1. 59.Running OpenMP application efficiently on an everything-shared SDSM
    J.J Costa, T. Cortes, X. Martorell, E. Ayguade, and J. Labarta
    International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium
    Santa Fe, New Mexico, April 2004

        Paper online
        Best paper award

  1. 60.Towards an Automatic Storage System to Improve Parallel I/O
    F. Hidrobo and T. Cortes
    Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems (PDCS 2003)
    Marina del Rey, USA, November 3-5, 2003

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  1. 61.A Multithread NFS Client Architecture for Multimedia Cluster Generation
    T. Olivares, T. Cortes, L. Orozco-Barbosa, F.J. Quiles, and A. Garrido
    Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems (PDCS 2003)
    Marina del Rey, USA, November 3-5, 2003

  2. 62.Traditional versus Next-Generation Journaling File Systems: a Performance Comparison Approach
    J. Piernas, T. Cortes, and J. M. Garcia
    2nd Workshop on Hardware/Software Support for High performance Scientific
    and Engineering Computing (SHPSEC-03)
    New Orleans, Louisiana, Sep. 27-Oct. 1, 2003.

  3. 63.Un nuevo cliente NFS predictivo multihilo para la era multimedia
    Teresa Olivares, Toni Cortes, Luis Orozco, Francisco J. Quiles, Antonio Garrido
    XIV Jornadas de Paralelismo,
    Leganés, Madrid, September 15-17, 2003, pp 323-- 328

  4. 64.Towards a Zero-Knowledge Model for Disk Drive
    F. Hidrobo and T. Cortes
    Autonomic Computing Workshop (AMS 2003)
    Seattle, WA, June 25, 2003

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  1. 65.Exploring the Perdictability of MPI messages
    Felix Freitag, Jordi Caubet, Montse Farrera, Toni Cortes, and Jesus Labarta
    International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS'03)
    Nice, France, April 2003

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  1. 66.Evaluating the Importance of Virtual Memory for Java
    Y. Becerra, T. Cortes, J. Garcia, and N. Navarro
    International Symposium on Performance Analysis Systems and Software,
    Austin, Texas, March 2003

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  1. 67.DualFS: Towards a New Journaling File System
    J. Piernas, T. Cortes, and J. M. Garcia
    Jornadas de Paralelismo
    LLeida, September 9-11, 2002.

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  1. 68.DualFS: a New Journaling File System without Meta-Data Duplication
    J. Piernas, T. Cortes, and J. M. Garcia
    16th Annual ACM International Conference on Supercomputing
    New York City, June 22-26, 2002.

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  1. 69.Extending Heterogeneity to RAID level 5
    T. Cortes and J. Labarta
    USENIX Annual Technical Conference
    Boston, MA, June 2001. pp. 119--132

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  1. 70.A Case For Heterogeneous Disk Arrays 
    T. Cortes and J. Labarta
    1st IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing (Cluster 2000)
    Chemnitz, Germany, November 2000

  2. 71.DITools: Application-level Support for Dynamic Extension and Flexible Composition
    A. Serra, N. Navarro and T. Cortes
    USENIX Annual Technical Conference
    San Diego, CA, June 2000

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  1. 72.Una Experiencia de Observacion Instruccional
    M. Valero Garcia, J.M. Barcelo, T. Cortes, A. Fernandez, J. Garcia and
    E. Morancho
    1er Congreso Internacional "Docencia Universitaria e Innovacion"
    Barcelona, Spain, June 2000

        Research report

  1. 73.Improving Application Performance through Swap Compression
    R. Cervera, T. Cortes and Y. Becerra
    USENIX Technical Conference (Freenix Track)
    Monterey, California, June 1999

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  1. 74.HRaid: a Flexible Storage-system Simulator
    T. Cortes and J. Labarta
    International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and
    Applications (PDPTA'99)
    Las Vegas, Nev, June 1999

  2. 75.Linear Aggressive Prefetching: A way to Increase the Performance of Cooperative Caches
    T. Cortes and J. Labarta
    International Parallel Processing Symposium (IPPS'99)
    San Juan, Puerto Rico, April 1999

  3. 76.PAFS: a new Generation in Cooperative Caching
    T. Cortes and J. Labarta
    International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and
    Applications (PDPTA'98)
    Las Vegas, Nev, July 1998

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  1. 77.Design Issues of a Cooperative Cache with no Coherence Problems
    T. Cortes, S. Girona and J. Labarta
    5th workshop on I/O in Parallel and Distributed Systems (IOPADS'97)
    San Jose, CA, November 1997

  2. 78.Avoiding the Cache-coherence Problem in Parallel/Distribute File Systems
    T. Cortes, S. Girona and J. Labarta
    High Performance Computing and Networking (HPCN´97)
    Vienna, Austria, April 1997

  3. 79.Dimemas: A Performance Prediction Tool
    J. Labarta, S. Girona and T. Cortes
    3rd Workshop on Automatic Data Layout and Performance Prediction
    Barcelona, Spain, January 1997

  4. 80.PACA: A Cooperative File-system Cache for Parallel Machines
    T. Cortes, S. Girona and J. Labarta
    2nd International Euro-Par Conference (Euro-Par'96)
    Lyon, France, August 1996

  5. 81.DiP: A Parallel Program Development Environment
    J. Labarta, S. Girona, V. Pillet, T. Cortes and L. Gregoris
    2nd International Euro-Par Conference (Euro-Par'96)
    Lyon, France, August 1996

  6. 82.PACA: A Cooperative File-system Cache
    T. Cortes, S. Girona and J. Labarta
    VII Jornadas de Paralelismo
    Santiago de Compostela, Spain, September 1996

  7. 83.PARAVER: PARAllel Visualization and Events Representation
    V. Pillet, J. Labarta, T. Cortes and S. Girona
    18th Technical Meeting of WoTUG
    England, 1995

  8. 84.Un entorno para el desarrollo de programas paralelos
    J. Labarta, S. Girona, V. Pillet, T. Cortes and J.M. Cela
    VI Jornadas de Paralelismo
    Barcelona, Spain, July 1995

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  1. 85.Towards a User-level Scheduling with Minimal Kernel Support
    M. Gil, T. Cortes, A. Toribio, N. Navarro
    Workshop on Micro-kernel Technology for Distributed Systems
    Grenoble, France, July 1993

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