Portrait of Thomas Karagiannis

Thomas Karagiannis

Senior Researcher

About

I am a senior researcher with the systems and networking group at Microsoft Research, Cambridge, UK. My research interests span most aspects of computer communications and networks with my current focus being on data centers. In the past, I worked on Internet measurements and monitoring, traffic classification, network management, home networks, social networks, and peer-to-peer networks.

I received my Ph.D from the Computer Science department of the University of California, Riverside, and completed my undergraduate studies at the department of Applied Informatics of the University of Macedonia in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Selected Publications

Complete list of pulications here.

Projects

Software-defined storage architectures

In data centers, the IO path to storage is long and complex. It comprises many layers or “stages” with opaque interfaces between them. This makes it hard to enforce end-to-end policies that dictate a storage IO flow’s performance (e.g., guarantee…

Predictable Data Centers (PDC)

Established: September 1, 2010

Performance predictability is a key requirement for high-performant applications in today's multi-tenant datacenters. Online services running in infrastructure datacenters need such predictability to satisfy applications SLAs. Cloud datacenters require guaranteed performance to bound customer costs and spur adoption. However, the…

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