The Unwritten Contract of Solid State Drives


We perform a detailed vertical analysis of application performance atop a range of modern file systems and SSD FTLs. We formalize the "unwritten contract" that clients of SSDs should follow to obtain high performance, and conduct our analysis to uncover application and file system designs that violate the contract. Our analysis, which utilizes a highly… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/3064176.3064187


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@inproceedings{He2017TheUC, title={The Unwritten Contract of Solid State Drives}, author={Jun He and Sudarsun Kannan and Andrea C. Arpaci-Dusseau and Remzi H. Arpaci-Dusseau}, booktitle={EuroSys}, year={2017} }