Steve Ko

Alumni
Office address:3111 Siebel Center
201 N. Goodwin Ave
Urbana, IL 61801
Mailing address:MC 258
201 N. Goodwin Ave
Urbana, IL 61801
Home page:http://kepler.cs.uiuc.edu/~sko/

I was a Ph.D student, working with Prof. Indranil Gupta as well as other people in the CS department. Please visit my webpage for more up-to-date information: http://www.cse.buffalo.edu/~stevko/

Select publications

  1. Avetisyan, Arutyun I., Roy Campbell, Indranil Gupta, Michael Heath, Steve Ko, Gregory R. Ganger, Michael Kozuch, David O'Hallaron, Marcel Kunze, Thomas Kwan, Kevin Lai, Martha Lyons, Dejan Milojicic, Hing Yan Lee, Ng Kwang Ming, Jing-Yuan Luke, Han Namgong, Yeng Chai Soh. "Open Cirrus: A Global Cloud Computing Testbed," IEEE Computer, pp. 35-43, April, 2010. [pdf]
  2. Ko, Steve, Imranul Hoque, Brian Cho, Indranil Gupta. "Making Cloud Intermediate Data Fault-Tolerant", Proc. ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing (SOCC), pp. 181-192, 2010. [pdf]
  3. Ko, Steve. "Efficient On-Demand Operations in Large-Scale Infrastructures", PhD Thesis, 2009. [pdf] [pptx]
  4. Campbell, Roy, Indranil Gupta, Michael Heath, Steve Ko, Michael Kozuch, Marcel Kunze, Thomas Kwan, Kevin Lai, Hing Yan Lee, Martha Lyons, Dejan Milojicic, David O'Hallaron, Yeng Chai Soh. "Open Cirrus™ Cloud Computing Testbed: Federated Data Centers for Open Source Systems and Services Research," Proc. Workshop on Hot Topics in Cloud Computing (HotCloud), 2009. [pdf]
  5. Ko, Steve, Imranul Hoque, Brian Cho, Indranil Gupta. "On Availability of Intermediate Data in Cloud Computations," Proc. 12th Usenix Workshop on Hot Topics in Operating Systems (HotOS XII), 2009. [pdf] [pptx]
  6. Ko, Steve, Praveen Yalagandula, Indranil Gupta, Vanish Talwar, Dejan Milojicic, Subu Iyer. "Moara: Flexible and Scalable Group-Based Querying System," Proc. ACM/IFIP/USENIX Middleware, 2008. [pdf]
  7. Ko, Steve, Indranil Gupta. "Efficient On-Demand Operations in Dynamic Distributed Infrastructures," Workshop on Large-Scale Distributed Systems and Middleware (LADIS), 2008. [pdf]
  8. Ko, Steve, Imranul Hoque, Indranil Gupta. "Using Tractable and Realistic Churn Models to Analyze Quiescence Behavior of Distributed Protocols," Proc. IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS), 2008. [pdf]
  9. Ko, Steve, Indranil Gupta, Yookyung Jo. "A New Class of Nature-Inspired Algorithms for Self-Adaptive Peer-to-Peer Computing," ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems (TAAS), vol. 3, no. 3, August, 2008. [pdf]
  10. Ko, Steve, Praveen Yalagandula, Indranil Gupta, Vanish Talwar, Dejan Milojicic, Subu Iyer. "Querying Large Distributed Infrastructures", (invited) Newsletter of the IEEE Technical Committee on Scalable Computing (TCSC), vol. 9, no.1, 2007. [pdf]
  11. Ko, Steve, Ramses Morales, Indranil Gupta. "New Worker-Centric Scheduling Strategies for Data-Intensive Grid Applications," Proc. ACM/IFIP/USENIX Middleware, pp. 121-142, (Springer LNCS 4834), November, 2007. [pdf] [ppt]
  12. Ko, Steve, Indranil Gupta, Yookyung Jo. "Novel Mathematics-Inspired Algorithms for Self-Adaptive Peer-to-Peer Computing," Proc. IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO), pp. 3-12, 2007. [pdf] [ppt]
  13. Liang, Jin, Steve Ko, Indranil Gupta, Klara Nahrstedt. "MON: On-demand Overlays for Distributed System Management," Usenix WORLDS, 2005. [pdf]
  14. Gupta, Indranil, Steve Ko, Nathanael Thompson, Mehwish Nagda, Christo F. Devaraj, Ramses Morales, Jay A. Patel. "A Case for Design Methodology Research in Self-* Distributed Systems," LNCS 3460, Self-Star Properties in Complex Information Systems (eds: O. Babaoglu et al), pp. 260-272, 2005. [pdf]
  15. Ko, Steve, Indranil Gupta. "Perturbation-Resistant and Overlay-Independent Resource Discovery," Proc. IEEE Intnl. Conf. Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), Yokohama, Japan, pp. 248-257, 2005. [pdf]