Jiwu Shu

Professor, IEEE Fellow

Storage Research Group

Department of Computer Science and Technology

Tsinghua University

Room 8-208, East Main Building, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Email: shujw AT tsinghua dot edu dot cn


Education Background

  • Bachelor of Computer Science, National University of Defense Technology, Changsha, China, 1991;

  • Master of Computer Science, Jiangsu University, Zhenjian, China, 1996;

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Nanjing University, Nanjing, 1998.


Areas of research interests/research projects

  • Network (/cloud/big data) storage systems; Nonvolatile memory systems and technologies; Reliability for storage systems; Parallel/distributed processing technology.
  • Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission: Research on the architecture and optimization technology of big data processing software platform based onheterogeneous mixing memory system (2015-2016).
  • National High Technology Research and Development Program of China: Advanced storage structure and the key technology for large data (2013-2015).
  • State Key Program of National Natural Science of China: Network public storage reliability and disaster recovery technology (2013-2017).
  • Branch project of National Ministry of Information Industry in China: Key technology and system cloud services for mobile communication business on cloud computing platform (2013-2015).
  • The National Science and Technology Support Program: Storage virtualization software development and industrialization (2010-2013).
  • National Science Foundation for Distinguished Young Scholars: Research on Key Techniques of Reliability in Large-Scale Network Storage Systems (2010-2013).
  • National Natural Science Foundation of China: Research on Fault Tolerance in Large-Scale Network Storage Systems (2009-2011).
  • National Basic Research Program of China (The 973 Program): Research on the Allocation-on-Demand Storage Model and Quality of Storage Service on the Next Generation Internet (2004-2009).
  • National 863 High-Tech Program: Mass-Storage System Software and Key Techniques (2009-2010).

Selected Publications

Full publication lists

  • Kernel/User-level Collaborative Persistent Memory File System with Efficiency and Protection.
    Youmin Chen, Youyou Lu, Bohong Zhu, Jiwu Shu,
    (arXiv), 2019
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  • Mitigating Synchronous I/O Overhead in File Systems on Open-Channel SSDs.
    Youyou Lu, Jiwu Shu, Jiacheng Zhang,
    ACM Transactions on Storage (TOS), 2019
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  • OCStore: Accelerating Distributed Object Storage with Open-Channel SSDs.
    Youyou Lu, Jiacheng Zhang, Zhe Yang, Jiwu Shu,
    The 39th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS'19), 2019
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  • No Compromises: Secure NVM with Crash Consistency, Write-Efficiency and High-Performance.
    Fan Yang, Youyou Lu, Youmin Chen, Haiyu Mao, Jiwu Shu,
    Design Automation Conference (DAC'19), 2019
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  • ASCache: An Approximate SSD Cache for Error-Tolerant Applications.
    Fei Li, Youyou Lu, Zhongjie Wu, Jiwu Shu,
    Design Automation Conference (DAC'19), 2019
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  • Scalable RDMA RPC on Reliable Connection with Efficient Resource Sharing.
    Youmin Chen, Youyou Lu, Jiwu Shu,
    Proceedings of the Fourteenth EuroSys Conference (Eurosys'19), 2019
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  • LerGAN: A Zero-Free, Low Data Movement and PIM-Based GAN Architecture.
    Haiyu Mao, Mingcong Song, Tao Li, Yuting Dai, Jiwu Shu,
    51st Annual IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO'18), 2018
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  • Locofs: A loosely-coupled metadata service for distributed file systems.
    Siyang Li, Youyou Lu, Jiwu Shu, Yang Hu, Tao Li,
    Proceedings of the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC'17), 2017
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  • Log-structured non-volatile main memory.
    Qingda Hu, Jinglei Ren, Anirudh Badam, Jiwu Shu, Thomas Moscibroda,
    USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX ATC'17), 2017
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  • Octopus: an RDMA-enabled Distributed Persistent Memory File System.
    Youyou Lu, Jiwu Shu, Youmin Chen, Tao Li,
    USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX ATC'17), 2017
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  • A high performance file system for non-volatile main memory.
    Jiaxin Ou, Jiwu Shu, Youyou Lu,
    Proceedings of the Eleventh European Conference on Computer Systems (Eurosys'16), 2016
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  • ParaFS: A log-structured file system to exploit the internal parallelism of flash devices.
    Jiacheng Zhang, Jiwu Shu, Youyou Lu,
    USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX ATC'16), 2016
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  • Blurred persistence in transactional persistent memory.
    Youyou Lu, Jiwu Shu, Long Sun,
    31st Symposium on Mass Storage Systems and Technologies (MSST'15), 2015
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  • Loose-ordering consistency for persistent memory.
    Youyou Lu, Jiwu Shu, Long Sun, Onur Mutlu,
    IEEE 32nd International Conference on Computer Design (ICCD'14), 2014
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  • ReconFS: A reconstructable file system on flash storage.
    Youyou Lu, Jiwu Shu, Wei Wang,
    Proceedings of the 12th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST'14), 2014
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  • Aegis: Partitioning data block for efficient recovery of stuck-at-faults in phase change memory.
    Jie Fan, Song Jiang, Jiwu Shu, Youhui Zhang, Weimin Zhen,
    Proceedings of the 46th Annual IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO'13), 2013
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  • Extending the lifetime of flash-based storage through reducing write amplification from file systems.
    Youyou Lu, Jiwu Shu, Weimin Zheng,
    Proceedings of the 12th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST'13), 2013
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Social Service

Professional Services

  • Academic Committee Member, Key Laboratory of Information Storage System Ministry of Education of China, August 2017 - Present.
  • Deputy Director, National Engineering Lab for Disaster Backup Technologies, 2008 –Present.
  • Academic Committee, State Key Laboratory of High-end Server & Storage Technology, 2008 – Present.
  • Deputy Director of General Experts Group, “Key Technologies for Mass Storage Systems” Project, National 863 High-Tech Program, 2008 – 2010.
  • Deputy Director and Executive Member: Information Storage Technology Committee of China Computer Federation, 2006 –Present.

Technical Journal Editorships

  • Associate Editor, ACM Transactions on Storage (TOS), Oct. 2016 – Present.
  • Editorial Committee Member, Chinese Magazine of Big Data Research, March 2015 – Present.
  • Editorial Committee Member, Chinese Journal of Computers, March 2010 – Present.
  • Editorial Committee Member, Chinese Journal of Software, March 2012 – Present.
  • Editorial Committee Member, Chinese Journal of Computer Research and Development, March 2010 – Present.

Conference TPC or Steering Committee Memberships

  • PC member, International Symposiom on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing (ACM HPDC), 2018.
  • PC member (Storage and I/O Track), 18th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid), 2018.
  • PC member, IEEE International Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS), 2017, 2018.
  • PC member, International Conference on Languages, Compilers, Tools and Theory for Embedded Systems (LCTES), 2017.
  • PC member, IEEE International Conference on Computer Design (ICCD), 2016, 2017.
  • PC Member, IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems(ICPADS), 2016, 2017.
  • PC member, IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage(NAS), 2009, 2011, 2016, 2017, 2018 (General Co-Chairs).
  • PC member, IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium(IPDPS), 2012.
  • Program Vice Co-Chairs (Storage and Reliability), IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing (CLUSTER), 2012.
  • Steering Committee and PC member, IEEE Non-Volatile Memory Systems and Applications Symposium (NVMSA), 2014 (General Chair), 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018.
  • PC member, IEEE International Conference on Parallel Processing(ICPP), 2015, 2016.
  • Vice Chair of Program Committee, National Conference of Information Storage Technology (NCIST), 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013.
  • Chair of Program Committee, National Conference of Information Storage Technology (NCIST), 2014, 2016, 2017.
  • PC member, China Computer Federation Big Data Conference, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.

Departmental Committee Memberships

  • THU: Committee Member of Academic Committee in College of Information Science and Technology, April 14, 2011 – Present.
  • THU CS Department: Deputy Director of Academic Committee, March 2011 - March 2015.
  • THU CS Department: Committee Member of Academic Committee, April 2015 – Present.
  • THU CS Department: Committee Member of Academic Degrees Committee, 2008 – 2010.