A concise and accessible description of storage and information systems, filling a large gap in reference material for this critical topic area. --Professor Greg Ganger, Director, Parallel Data Lab, Carnegie Mellon University
About the Author
The authors are (or were) key technical and management members of the storage team at HP s central research laboratories.
John Wilkes joined HP Labs in 1982; he is an HP Fellow and an ACM Fellow, with decades of systems research experience; he's most well-known for his work on storage management.
Christopher Hoover joined HP Labs in 2000 after a stint as Co-founder and CTO of OneSpot. Prior to OneSpot, he spent a decade at Cadence Design Systems.
Beth Keer retired from HP in 2007 as the director of HP Lab's Information Services and Process Innovation Lab (ISPIL). She had a 23-year career at HP that included a variety of senior technical and management positions.
Pankaj Mehra is a Distinguished Technologist at HP, and has worked in the area of large-scale systems and software design for almost 20 years. Pankaj was on the faculty at IIT Delhi, and prior to that a computer scientist at NASA Ames Research Center.
Alistair Veitch manages HP Labs' Storage and Information Management Platform Laboratory. He has more than a decade of systems research and development, including leading the Federated Array of Bricks (FAB) project. Alistair joined HP Labs in 1998.