Publications

    
Google Scholar  (you can find some other papers available here)

*: significant publications


2015:

38. Brian Tierney, Mehmet Balman, Cees de Laat, Special section on high-performance networking for distributed data-intensive science, Future Generation Computer Systems, The International Journal of eScience, Elsevier, 2015
doi:10.1016/j.future.2015.10.006

37.  N. Hanford, V. Ahuja, M. Farrens, D. Ghosal, M. Balman, E. Pouyoul, B. Tierney, Improving Network Performance on Multicore Systems: Impact of Core Affinities on High Throughput Flows, Future Generation Computer Systems, The International Journal of eScience, Elsevier, 2015
doi:10.1016/j.future.2015.09.012

2014:


*36.  N. Hanford, V. Ahuja, M. Farrens, D. Ghosal, M. Balman, E. Pouyoul, B. Tierney, Analysis of the effect of core affinity on high-throughput flows, proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Network-Aware Data Management, 2014, in conjunction with SC'14. ISBN: 978-1-4799-7019-3doi>10.1109/NDM.2014.10 (paper, ACM)
   
35.  N. Hanford, V. Ahuja, M. Farrens, D. Ghosal, M. Balman, E. Pouyoul, B. Tierney,Impact of the end-system and affinities on the throughput of high-speed flows, ANCS '14: Proceedings of the tenth ACM/IEEE symposium on Architectures for networking and communications systems (poster), 2014. 
ISBN: 978-1-4503-2839-5 doi>10.1145/2658260.2661772  (paper, ACM)

2013:

34. N. Hanford, V. Ahuja, M. Balman, M. Farrens, D. Ghosal, E. Pouyoul, B. Tierney, Characterizing the Impact of End-System Affinities On the End-to-End Performance of High-Speed Flows,  3rd International Workshop on Network-aware Data Management (NDM13), in conjunction with SC'13. ACM 978-1-4503-2522-6/11/13 doi>10.1145/2534695.2534697 (paper, ACM)

*33. M. Balman, Advance Resource Provisioning in Bulk Data Scheduling, the 27th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA), Barcelona, Spain, March 25-28, 2013, ISBN:978-1-4673-5550-6.  LBNL Report Number: LBNL-6173E  doi>10.1109/AINA.2013.5
(Paper
, ACM, IEEE)                   
[Significance: Analysis of dynamic scheduling of multiple reservation requests considering multiple paths between end-hosts - An online scheduling algorithm based on a simple but very efficient optimization technique (Nobel prize winning Gale-Shapley algorithm)]

2012:

32. M. Balman, MemzNet: Memory-Mapped Zero-copy Network Channel for Moving Large Datasets over 100Gbps Network, technical poster in ACM/IEEE International Conference For High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC'12), Salt Lake City, Utah,  Nov. 2012.
LBNL Report Number: LBNL 6175E  doi>10.1109/SC.Companion.2012.294
(abstract, paper, IEEE, poster)

31. M. Balman, Streaming exa-scale data over 100Gbps networks, IEEE Computing Now Magazine, Oct 2012.L
BNL Report Number: LBNL-6173E
(paper)


30. M. Balman, Analyzing Data Movements and Identifying Techniques for Next-generation High-bandwidth Networks, white paper, LBNL TechDoc, Aug 2012. LBNL Report Number: LBNL-6177E
(paper)

29. E. Yildirim, M. Balman, T. Kosar, Data-aware Distributed Computing, Data Intensive Distributed Computing: Challenges and Solutions for Large-scale Information Management, book chapter, IGI Global,  2012, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61520-971-2.ch001
(igi-global)

*28. M. Balman, E. Pouyoul, Y. Yao, E. W. Bethel, B. Loring, Prabhat, J. Shalf, A. Sim, B. L. Tierney, Experiences with 100Gbps Network Applications. In Proceedings of the Fifth international Workshop on Data-intensive Distributed Computing (DIDC), in conjunction with ACM High Performance Distributing Computing (HPDC), 2012. LBNL Report Number: LBNL 5603E
doi>10.1145/2286996.2287004  
(paper, presentation, ACM , DEMO)

[
first paper on 100Gbps evaluation, ESnet now provides 100Gbps bandwidth]

[Cited by National Research Council. A National Strategy for Advancing Climate Modeling. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2012]
[Press: A 100-Gigabit Highway for Science: Researchers Take a 'Test Drive' On ANI Testbed] 


2011:

 
27. M. Balman and S. Byna, Open Problems in network-aware data management in exa-scale computing and terabit networking era. In Proceedings of the First international Workshop on Network-Aware Data Management, in conjunction with ACM/IEEE international Conference For High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, 2011. LBNL Report Number:  LBNL 6175E doi>
10.1145/2110217.2110229
 (paper, ACM)

26. T. Kosar, M. Balman, E. Yildirim, S. Kulasekaran, B. Ross, Stork Data Scheduler: Mitigating the Data Bottleneck in e-Science, in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, Vol.369 (2011), pp. 3254-3267. DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2011.0148 
(PhilTrans

25. T. Kosar, I. Akturk, M. Balman, X. Wang, PetaShare: A Reliable, Efficient, and Transparent Distributed Storage Management System, Scientific Programming Journal, Sci. Program. 19, 1 (2011), 27-43  IOS Press Amsterdam, The Netherlands, The Netherlands ISSN:1058-9244 (ACM)

24. M.Balman, "Dynamic Adaptation for High-Performance Data Transfers", Jan 17, 2011 - LBNL TechDoc,
LBNL Report Number: LBNL-6351E (pdf,2)

23. S. C. Hankin et al, ESG-CET team, Observations for Ocean Climate: The Live Access Server and the Ferret-THREDDS Data Server: The Visualization and Analysis Engine behind the Earth System Grid Center for Enabling Technologies, abstract/poster WCRP Climate Research, 2011

22. D. Williams et al., ESG-CET team, Earth System Grid Center for Enabling Technologies: A Data Infrastructure for Data-Intensive Climate Research – SciDAC (Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing) 2011
(SciDAC 2011 DOI:10.2172/1035947)

21. D. Williams et al., ESG-CET team, DOE  Earth System Grid Center for Enabling Technologies, Final Report, 2011
(ESG-CET report LLNL-TR-501976 DOI:10.2172/1035947)


2010:

20. M. Balman and T. Kosar, Error Detection and Error Classification: Failure Awareness in Data Transfer Scheduling, International Journal of Autonomic Computing 2010 - Vol. 1, No.4 pp. 425 - 446, Inderscience Publishing doi>10.1504/IJAC.2010.037516
(paperACM, InderScience)

19. D. Williams et al., ESG-CET team, Earth System Grid Center for Enabling Technologies: Building a Global Infrastructure for Climate Change Research,SciDAC (Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing)- SciDAC 2010 
(SciDAC 2010, ESG-CET report)

* 18. M. Balman, E. Chaniotakis, A. Shoshani, A. Sim, A Flexible Reservation Algorithm for Advance Network Provisioning, SC10 ACM/IEEE International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, New Orleans, LA, November 2010 (SC'10). doi>10.1109/SC.2010.4
(paper, ACM, IEEE,  presentation, DEMO, Tech. Transfer)
[Significance: Polynomial algorithm to find best path and reservation option (including earliest completion and shortest duration criteria) between two end-hosts in a dynamic network topology where bandwidth is time dependent. Flexible reservations are analogous to reserving airline flights in which multiple options and lower fares are offered if traveler can be flexible with dates and time]

17. A. Sim, M. Balman, D. Williams, A. Shoshani, V. Natarajan, Adaptive Transfer Adjustment in Efficient Bulk Data Transfer Management for Climate Datasets, The 22nd IASTED International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems, Marina Del Rey, CA, November 2010 (PDCS'10). 

2009:
 
16. X. Wang, D. Huang, I. Akturk, M. Balman, G. Allen, T. Kosar, Semantic Enabled Metadata Management in PetaShare, International Journal of Grid and Utility Computing (IJGUC), Vol.1 No.4 (2009), pp.275-286, Inderscience Publishing
doi>10.1504/IJGUC.2009.027917 
(ACM)

15. T. Kosar and M. Balman, A New Paradigm: Data-Aware Scheduling in Grid Computing, Future Generation Computer Systems, The International Journal of Grid Computing: Theory, Methods and Applications, Elsevier, Vol.25 No.4 (2009) pp.406-413, doi:10.1016/j.future.2008.09.006 doi>10.1016/j.future.2008.09.006
(Elsevier, ACM)

14. M. Balman, Data Placement in Distributed Systems: Failure Awareness and Dynamic Adaptation in Data Scheduling, VDM Verlag, January 2009. ISBN 978-3-639-12433-0

(Amazon, ACM)

13. T. Kosar, M. Balman, I. Suslu, E. Yildirim, and D. Yin, Data-Aware Distributed Computing with Stork Data Scheduler, In Proceedings of SEE-GRID-SCI'09, Istanbul, Turkey, December 2009

12. I. Akturk, M. Balman, et al. Distributed Data Sharing with PetaShare for Collaborative Research in CyberTools, In Proceedings of NSF EPSCoR RII Symposium, Baton Rouge, LA, May 2009
(paper)

11. M. Balman, I. Akturk, S. Roy, T. Kosar, G. Allen, S. Acharya, Data Migration in Distributed Repositories for Collaborative Research, In Proceedings of NSF EPSCoR RII Symposium, Baton Rouge, LA, May 2009
(paper)

10. M.Balman, I. Akturk, T.Kosar, Intermediate Gateway Service to Aggregate and Cache I/O operations into Data Repositories, Poster presentation, 7th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies- FAST'09, San Francisco, CA, Feb 2009. (pdf)

9. M. Balman and T. Kosar, Dynamic Adaptation of Parallelism Level in Data Transfer Scheduling, in Proceedings of International Workshop on Adaptive Systems in Heterogeneous Environments (ASHEs), in conjunction with the IEEE International Conference on Complex, Intelligent and Software Intensive Systems (CISIS'09) and the IEEE International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES'09), Fukuoka, Japan, March 2009.
doi> 10.1109/CISIS.2009.15
(IEEE)
 
8. M. Balman and T. Kosar, Early Error Detection and Classification in Data Transfer Scheduling, in Proceedings of International Workshop on P2P, Parallel, Grid and Internet Computing (3PGIC), in conjunction with the IEEE International Conference on Complex, Intelligent and Software Intensive Systems (CISIS'09), Fukuoka, Japan, March 2009.
doi>10.1109/CISIS.2009.142
(IEEE)

2008:

7. I. Suslu, F. Turkmen, M. Balman, T. Kosar, Choosing Between Remote I/O versus Staging in Large Scale Distributed Applications, in Proceedings of ISCA 21st Int. Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Applications (PDCCS 2008), New Orleans, LA, Sept 2008.

6. E. Yildirim, M. Balman, T. Kosar, Dynamically Tuning Level of Parallelism in Wide Area Data Transfers, in Proceedings of DADC'08, in conjunction with the IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing (HPDC 2008), Boston, MA, June 2008, pp. 39-38, ISBN:978-1-60558-154-5
doi>10.1145/1383519.1383524
(ACM)

5. M. Balman, I. Suslu, T. Kosar, Distributed Data Management with PetaShare, Poster presentation, The 15th ACM SIGAPP Mardi Gras Conference, Baton Rouge, LA, Jan 2008.
ISBN: 978-1-59593-835-0 doi>10.1145/1341811.1341833
(ACM)

2007:
 
*4. M. Balman and T. Kosar, Data Scheduling for Large Scale Distributed Applications, in Proceedings of the 5th ICEIS Doctoral Consortium, In conjunction with the International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS'07), Funchal, Madeira-Portugal, June 2007, ISBN:978-989-8111-04-3
(paper)

3. M.Balman, T.Kosar, From Micro- to Macro-processing: A Generic Data Management Model, Poster presentation, The 8th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Grid Computing (Grid 2007), Austin, TX, Sept 2007.

Earlier:
*2. M. Balman, Tetrahedral Mesh Refinement in Distributed Environments, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Parallel Processing Workshops (ICPP'06) (The 8th Workshop on High Performance Scientific and Engineering Computing (HPSEC-06)), 14-18 August 2006, Columbus, Ohio, USA. IEEE Computer Society 2006, pp. 497-504, ISBN:0-7695-2637-3  doi>10.1109/ICPPW.2006.72
(ACM, IEEE)

 
1. C.Gunduz, M.Balman, and B.Yener, Evasiveness of Internet Topology, Technical report, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Department of Computer Science, TR-03-2, March 2003. www.cs.rpi.edu/research/pdf/03-02.pdf