Xiaolu Li

PHD student

About Me

My name is Li Xiaolu. I got my bachelor's degree from the University of Science and Technology of China(USTC), department of Computer Science and Technology. Now I'm a PHD student in ADSLab(Applied Distributed System Lab) of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, supervised by Patrick P.C. Lee.

I feel excited playing with systems problems and enjoy hacking into system softwares.


OpenEC: Toward Unified and Configurable Erasure Coding Management in Distributed Storage Systems.

Xiaolu Li, Runhui Li, Patrick P. C. Lee, and Yuchong Hu.

Proceedings of the 17th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 2019), Boston, MA, USA, February 2019.

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Repair Pipelining for Erasure-Coded Storage.

Runhui Li, Xiaolu Li, Patrick P. C. Lee, and Qun Huang.

Proceedings of the 2017 USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX ATC 2017), Santa Clara, CA, USA, July 2017.

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Optimal Repair Layering for Erasure-Coded Data Centers: From Theory to Practice.

Yuchong Hu, Xiaolu Li, Mi Zhang, Patrick P. C. Lee, Xiaoyang Zhang, Pan Zhou, and Dan Feng.

ACM Transactions on Storage (TOS), 13(4), pp. 33:1-33:24, November 2017.

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ECPipe Open Source

This is the project for our paper in ATC, 2017.

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DoubleR Open Source

This is the project for our paper in TOS, 2017.

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Work Experience

Research Assistant - The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Sept. 2015 - May 2016)

I worked as a research assistant in CUHK from Sept. 2015 to May 2016. In this year I start to get my hands dirty on hacking into distributed storage system such as HDFS.