I am a systems research engineer at Google. I am a systems generalist interested in hardware-software codesign in distributed systems, storage systems, and emerging hardware technologies.

Previously, I was a researcher at VMware Research.

For an up-to-date list of my publications, please refer to my Google Scholar profile.

Publications:

Optimizing Storage Performance with Calibrated Interrupts
Amy Tai, Igor Smolyar, Michael Wei, Dan Tsafrir
OSDI ‘21: USENIX Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation
[Paper][Artifact]

NrOS: Effective Replication and Sharing in an Operating System
Ankit Bhardwaj, Chinmay Kulkarni, Reto Achermann, Irina Calciu, Sanidhya Kashyap, Ryan Stutsman, Amy Tai, Gerd Zellweger
OSDI ‘21: USENIX Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation
[Paper][Artifact]

BPF For Storage: An Exokernel-Inspired Approach
Yuhong Zhong, Hongyi Wang, Yu Jian Wu, Asaf Cidon, Ryan Stutsman, Amy Tai, Junfeng Yang
HotOS ‘21: Workshop on Hot Topics in Operating Systems
[Paper]

Systems Research is Running Out of Time
Ali Najafi, Amy Tai, Michael Wei
HotOS ‘21: Workshop on Hot Topics in Operating Systems
[Paper]

RainBlock: Faster Transaction Processing in Public Blockchains
Soujanya Ponnapalli, Aashaka Shah, Souvik Banerjee, Dahlia Malkhi, Amy Tai, Vijay Chidambaram, Michael Wei
ATC ‘21: USENIX Annual Technical Conference
[Paper]

SplinterDB: Closing the Bandwidth Gap for NVMe Key-Value Stores
Alexander Conway, Abhishek Gupta, Vijay Chidambaram, Martin Farach-Colton, Richard Spillane, Amy Tai, Rob Johnson
ATC ‘20: USENIX Annual Technical Conference
[Paper]

Don’t shoot down TLB shootdowns!
Nadav Amit, Amy Tai, Michael Wei
Eurosys ‘20: European Conference on Computer Systems, Best Paper Award
[Paper]

Who’s Afraid of Uncorrectable Bit Errors? Online Recovery of Flash Errors with Distributed Redundancy
Amy Tai, Andrew Kryczka, Shobhit O Kanaujia, Kyle Jamieson, Michael J Freedman, Asaf Cidon
ATC ‘19: USENIX Annual Technical Conference
Memorable Paper Presentation at NVMW ‘20: Non-Volatile Memories Workship
[Paper]

vCorfu: A Cloud-Scale Object Store on a Shared Log
Michael Wei, Amy Tai, Christopher J Rossbach, Ittai Abraham, Maithem Munshed, Medhavi Dhawan, Jim Stabile, Udi Wieder, Scott Fritchie, Steve Swanson, Michael J Freedman, Dahlia Malkhi
NSDI ‘17: USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation
[Paper]

Silver: A Scalable, Distributed, Multi-Versioning, Always Growing (Ag) File Fystem
Michael Wei, Christopher Rossbach, Ittai Abraham, Udi Wieder, Steve Swanson, Dahlia Malkhi, Amy Tai
HotStorage ‘16: USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Storage and File Systems
[Paper]

Replex: A Scalable, Highly Available Multi-Index Data Store
Amy Tai, Michael Wei, Michael J Freedman, Ittai Abraham, Dahlia Malkhi
ATC ‘16: USENIX Annual Technical Conference, Best Paper Award
[Paper]

Service:

  • USENIX NSDI '23 PC
  • USENIX OSDI '22 PC
  • USENIX HotStorage '22 PC
  • ACM ASPLOS '22 ERC
  • SOSP '21 Diversity Workshop Co-Chair
  • USENIX FAST '22 PC
  • ACM SoCC '21 PC
  • ACM SYSTOR '21 PC
  • USENIX ATC '21 PC
  • USENIX FAST '21 PC, Works-in-Progress Co-Chair
  • ACM SoCC '20 PC
  • ACM Middleware '20 PC
  • USENIX HotStorage '20 PC
  • USENIX ATC '20 PC
  • SOSP '19 Diversity Workshop Talk and Panelist
  • ACM Middleware '19 PC
  • USENIX ATC '19 ERC
  • ACM SoCC '18 ERC

Previously, I received my PhD from Princeton University and bachelor’s degrees in computer science and math from Harvard College.