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Call for Papers:
6th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST '08)
February 26-29, 2008
San Jose, California, USA
http://www.usenix.org/fast08/cfpb
Paper Submission Deadline: September 12, 2007
Sponsored by USENIX in cooperation with ACM SIGOPS, IEEE Mass Storage
Systems Technical Committee (MSSTC), and IEEE TCOS
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The 6th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST '08)
Program Committee would like to remind you that the deadline to contribute
to the refereed papers is quickly approaching. Paper submissions are due
9:00 p.m. EDT, September 12, 2007.

FAST brings together the top storage systems researchers and
practitioners, providing the premier forum for discussing the design,
implementation, evaluation, and deployment of storage systems.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
* Archival storage systems
* Caching, replication, and consistency
* Database storage issues
* Distributed I/O (wide-area, grid, peer-to-peer)
* Empirical evaluation of storage systems
* Experience with deployed systems
* Mobile and personal storage
* Parallel I/O
* Performance
* Manageability
* Reliability, availability, disaster tolerance
* Security
* Scalability
* Storage networking
* Virtualization

Paper submissions are due 9:00 p.m. EDT, September 12, 2007.

The Call for Papers, with submission guidelines, is available at
http://www.usenix.org/fast08/cfpb/

The 6th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST '08)
will take place February 26-29, 2008, in San Jose, California, USA.

The conference will consist of one day of tutorials followed by two and a
half days of technical presentations, including refereed papers,
Work-in-Progress reports, and a poster session.

We look forward to receiving your submissions!

Sincerely,
Mary Baker, Hewlett-Packard Labs
Erik Riedel, Seagate Research
FAST '08 Program Chairs
fast08chairs@usenix.org

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Call for Papers:
6th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST '08)
February 26-29, 2008
San Jose, California, USA
http://www.usenix.org/fast08/cfpb
Paper Submission Deadline: September 12, 2007
Sponsored by USENIX in cooperation with ACM SIGOPS, IEEE Mass Storage
Systems Technical Committee (MSSTC), and IEEE TCOS
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