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Publications

In print

  • Pablo Ortiz, Thomas Schwarz, SJ: Evaluation of mean and variance approximations in three point estimation of task completion times using the Beta and the Kumaraswamy Distribution. To appear in Int. J. Information Technology and Management. (pdf)

2018

  • Thomas Schwarz: Protecting Single Shingled Write Drives Against Latent Sector Failures, Proceedings of ACM International Systems and Storage Conference (SYSTOR), Haifa, Israel, June 4-6, 2018. (pdf)

2017

  • Thomas Schwarz, Ahmed Amer, John Rose: RESAR: Reliable Storage at Exabyte Scale Reconsidered, Proceedings, Second IEEE International Conference on Communication System, Computing and IT Applications, (CSCITA), Mumbai, India, April 7-8, 2017. (pdf)
  • Jaya Jeswani, John Rose, Thomas Schwarz: Using Algebraic Signatures to to Compress Built-In Self Test on a Chip, Proceedings, Second IEEE International Conference on Communication System, Computing and IT Applications, (CSCITA), Mumbai, India, April 7-8, 2017. (pdf)
  • Thomas Schwarz: Dodrant Homomorphic Encryption, Proceedings, IEEE International Symposium on Networks, Computers, and Communications, Marrakech, Marocco, 2017. (pdf)

2016

  • Sushil Jajodia, Witold Litwin, and Thomas Schwarz: Trusted Cloud SQL DBS with On-the-fly AES Decryption/Encryption, Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Privacy and Security of Big Data (PSBD 2016), December 5 - December 8, 2016, Washington DC, USA. (pdf)
  • Camelia Constantin, Cédric du Mouza, Witold Litwin, Philippe Rigaux, and Thomas Schwarz: AS-Index: A Structure for String Search Using n-Grams and Algebraic Signatures, Journal of Computer Science and Technology, January 2016, Volume 31, Issue 1, pp 147-166. Springer Link
  • Carlos Aiello, Luis Vidal, Thomas Schwarz SJ: Searchable Encryption through Dispersion, IEEE Latin America Transactions, Volume 14, Issue 5, May 2016. (pdf)
  • Thomas Schwarz, SJ, Ahmed Amer, Thomas Kroeger, Ethan Miller, Darrell Long, Jehan-François Pâris: RESAR: Reliable Storage at Exabyte Scale, Proceedings 24th IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), Imperial College, London, UK, 19-21 September 2016. (Best Paper Award). (pdf)
  • Sushil Jajodia, Witold Litwin, and Thomas Schwarz: On the fly AES256 Decryption/Encryption for Trusted Cloud SQL DBS (Position Statement), in Proceedings, First International Workshop on Big Data Management in Cloud Systems (BDMICS 2016), September 6-7, Porto, Portugal. (pdf)

2015

  • Silvia Grampone, Witold Litwin, Thomas Schwarz, S.J.: An autonomous data structure for brute force calculations in the cloud, 7th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing in Technology and Science, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, Nov. 30 - Dec. 3, 2015. (pdf)
  • Thomas Schwarz, S.J., Darrell Long, Jehan-François Pâris: Triple failure tolerant storage systems using only exclusive-or parity calculations, IEEE Pacific Rim International Symposium on Dependable Computing, Zhangjiajie, China, November 2015. (pdf)
  • Thomas Schwarz, S.J., Ahmed Amer, Jehan-François Pâris: Combining Low IO-Operations During Data Recovery with Low Parity Overhead in Two-Failure Tolerant Archival Storage Systems, IEEE Pacific Rim International Symposium on Dependable Computing, Zhangjiajie, China, November 2015. (pdf)
  • Silvia Grampone, Witold Litwin, Thomas Schwarz, S.J.: A Dependable, Scalable, Distributed, Virtual Data Structure, Proceedings, The First International Symposium on Dependability in Sensor, Cloud, and Big Data Systems and Applications (DependSys2015) Zhangjiajie, China, November 18-20, 2015. (pdf)
  • Juan Chabkinian, Thomas Schwarz, S.J., Fast LH*, International Journal of Parallel Programming (Springer), July 23 2015. (pdf)
  • Sushil Jajodia, Witold Litwin, Thomas Schwarz: Numerical SQL Value Expressions over Encrypted Cloud Databases, 8th International Conference on Data Management in Cloud, Grid and P2P Systems (Globe 2015), Valencia, Spain, September 2015. (pdf)
  • Nicolás López; Matías Rodríguez; Catalina Fellegi; Darrell Long; Thomas Schwarz: Even or Odd: A Simple Graphical Authentication System, Revista IEEE América Latina, Volume: 13, Issue: 3, Date: March 2015, IEEE RAL 13(3). (pdf)
  • Jehan-François Pâris, Ahmed Amer, Thomas J.E. Schwarz, Darrell Long: Self-Repairing Disk Arrays , The 5th International Workshop on Adaptive Self-tuning Computing Systems, (co-located with HiPEAC 2015), 21 January 2015, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. (pdf)

2014

  • Ahmed Amer, Darrell Long, Thomas Schwarz: Reliability Challenges for Storing Exabytes, Proceedings, 2014 International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC), CNC Workshop, Hawaii, January 2014. (pdf)
  • Sushil Jajodia, Witold Litwin, Thomas Schwarz: Scalable Distributed Virtual Data Structures. The second ASE International Conference on Big Data Science and Computing, Stanford, CA, USA, May 27-May 31, 2014. (pdf)
  • Soror Sahri, Thomas Schwarz, SJ: Design Issues of Shingled Write Disk for Database Table Implementation, Journal of Computers, Vol. 9(10), Academy Publishers, ISSN 1796-203X, October 2014 pdf. (pdf)
  • Jehan-François Pâris, Thomas J.E. Schwarz, Ahmed Amer, Darrell Long: Protecting RAID Arrays Against Unexpectedly High Disk Failure Rates, Proceedings, 20th IEEE Pacific Rim International Symposium on Dependable Computing (PRDC 2014), Singapore, Nov 18-21, 2014. (pdf)
  • Carlos Aiello Montadón, Luis Vidal Introini, Thomas J. E. Schwarz, SJ: Searchable encryption through dispersion, Proceedings, Convention of Central America and Panama (organized by IEEE Panama Selection) CONCAPAN 34, November 12-14, 2014. (pdf)

2013

  • Thomas Schwarz, Darrell Long, Jehan-François Pâris: Reliability of Disk Arrays with Double Parity, Proceedings, 19th IEEE Pacific Rim International Symposium on Dependable Computing, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, December 2-4, 2013. (pdf)
  • Juan Chabkinian, Thomas Schwarz: Fast LH*, Proceedings, 25th International Symposium on Computer Architecture and High-Performance Computing (SBAC-PAS), Porto de Galinhas, Brazil, October 23-26, 2013. (pdf)
  • Sushil Jajodia, Witold Litwin, Thomas Schwarz: Key Recovery using Noised Secret Sharing with Discounts over Large Clouds, Proceedings, 2013 ASE / IEEE International Conference on Big Data, Washington, D.C., USA, September 8 - 14, 2013. (pdf)
  • Sushil Jajodia, Witold Litwin, Thomas Schwarz: Recoverable Encryption through a Noised Secret over a Large Cloud, TLDKS IX(Transactions on Large-Scale Data and Knowledge-Centered Systems). Springer Link (pdf)
  • Hsu-Wan Kao, Jehan-François Pâris, Darrell Long and Thomas Schwarz: A Flexible Simulation Tool for Estimating Data Loss Risks in Storage Arrays, 29th IEEE Symposium on Massive Storage Systems and Technologies, May 6-10, 2013. [short paper]. (pdf)
  • Thomas Schwarz, SJ, Ignacio Corderí, Darrell D.E. Long, Jehan-François Pâris: Simple, Exact Placement of Data in Containers, International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications, Data Storage Technology and Applications Symposium, ICNC'13, San Diego, CA, January 28-31, 2013. (pdf)

2012

  • Jehan-François Pâris, Thomas J.E. Schwarz, Ahmed Amer, Darrell Long: Highly Reliable Two-Dimensional RAID Arrays for Archival Storage, 31st IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference, Dec 1st - 3d, 2012, Austin, TX, USA. (pdf)
  • Zhike Zhang, Deepavali Bhagwat, Witold Litwin, Darrell Long, Thomas J.E. Schwarz: Improved Deduplication through Parallel Binning, 31st IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference, Dec 1st - 3d, 2012, Austin, TX, USA . (pdf)
  • Sushil Jajodia, Witold Litwin and Thomas Schwarz: Securing Password Recovery through Dispersion, Eighth International Conference on Information Assurance and Security (IAS 2012), São Carlos, Brazil, November 21-23, 2012. (pdf)
  • Sushil Jajodia, Witold Litwin, Thomas Schwarz: Recoverable Encryption through Noised Secret over Large Cloud, 5th International Conference on Data Management in Cloud, Grid and P2P Systems (Globe 2012), September 5-6, 2012 in Vienna, Austria. In Abeldkader Haemurlain, Farookh Khadeer Hussain, Frank Morvan, A Min Tjoa (Eds): Data Management in Cloud, Grid, and P2P Systems, 5th International Conference on Data Management in Cloud, Grid and P2P Systems, Globe 2012, Vienna, Austria, September 2012, Proceedings, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, LNCS 7450, Springer Verlag, 2012. (pdf) (presentation)
  • Witold Litwin, Darrell D. E. Long, Thomas Schwarz: Combining Chunk Boundary and Chunk Signature Calculations for Deduplication, IEEE Latin America Transactions, vol. 10(1), Jan 2012, p. 1305 - 1311. (pdf)
  • Jehan-François Pâris, Ahmed Amer, Thomas Schwarz: Low-Redundancy Two-Dimensional RAID Arrays, International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications, Data Storage Technology and Applications Symposium, ICNC'12, Maui, Hawai, January 30 - Februray 12. (pdf)

2011

  • Jehan-François Pâris, Anurag Nagar, Ahmed Amer, Thomas Schwarz: Pay-To-Play: An Incentive Mechanism for Chaining Protocols for Video Streaming, 10th International Information and Telecommunication Technologies Conference, Florianopolis, Brazil, December 19-21 2011. (pdf)
  • Witold Litwin, Darrell D. E. Long, Thomas Schwarz: Combining Chunk Boundary and Chunk Signature Calculations for Deduplication, 10th International Information and Telecommunication Technolgoies Conference, Florianopolis, Brazil, December 19-21 2011. (pdf)
  • Ahmed Amer, JoAnne Holliday, Darrell D. E. Long, Ethan L. Miller, J. F. Pâris, Thomas Schwarz, S.J.: Data Management and Layout for Shingled Magnetic Recording, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 47(10), 2011. (pdf)
  • Sushil Jajodia, Witold Litwin, Thomas Schwarz: Privacy of Data Outsourced to a Cloud for Selected Readers through Client-Side Encryption, Workshop on Privacy in the Electronic Society (WPES 2011) Chicago, IL, USA - Monday, October 17th, 2011. (pdf)

2010

  • Jehan-François Pâris, Thomas Schwarz: An Analysis of Chaining Protocols for Video-on-Demand, 9th International Information and Telecommunications Symposium, Dec. 13-15, 2010, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (pdf)
  • Sara Chaarawi, Jehan-Francois Pâris, Ahmed Amer, T. Schwarz S.J., and Darrell D. E. Long: Using a Shared Storage Class Memory Device to Improve the Reliability of RAID Arrays, 5th Petascale Data Storage Workshop 2010 (PDSW 10), New Orleans, Nov. 15, 2010. (pdf)
  • Ignacio Corderi, Thomas Schwarz, Ahmed Amer, Darrell D.E. Long, and J. F. P\^{a}ris: Self-Adjusting Two-Failure Tolerant Disk Arrays, 5th Petascale Data Storage Workshop 2010 (PDSW 10), New Orleans, Nov. 15, 2010. (pdf)
  • Thomas Schwarz, Darrell Long: Clasas: A Key-Store for the Cloud, 18th Annual Meeting of the IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS 2010), Miami Beach, Fl. August 2010. (pdf)
  • Sushil Jajodia,Witold Litwin,Thomas Schwarz: LH*RE: A Scalable Distributed Data Structure with Recoverable Encryption, Third IEEE 2010 International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD 2010), Miami, Fl. July 2010. (pdf)
  • Thomas Schwarz, S.J.: Small Non-Associative Division Algebras up to Isotopy Applied and Discrete Mathematics (Kiev), Algebra and Discrete Mathematics, vol. 9(1), 2010, pp. 103 – 108. (pdf)
  • Ahmed Amer, Darrell Long, Ethan Miller, Jehan-Francois Pâris, Thomas Schwarz: Design Issues for a Shingled Write System, 26th IEEE Symposium on Massive Storage Systems and Technologies, May 2010. (pdf)
  • Jehan-François Pâris, Thomas Schwarz, Ahmed Amer and Darrell Long: Improving Disk Array Reliability Though Expedited Scrubbing, 5th IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage (NAS 2010), July 2010. (pdf)
  • Damian Cieslicki, Stefan Schaekeler, Thomas Schwarz: Maintaining and Checking Parity in Highly Available Scalable Distributed Data Structures, Elsevier Journal of Systems and Software, Volume 83(4), Pages 529-710, April 2010. (pdf @ Science Direct)

2009

2008

  • Ahmed Amer, Jehan-François Pâris, Darrell D. E. Long, Thomas Schwarz: Progressive Parity-Based Hardening of Data Stores, 27th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC08), Austin Texas, Dec. 7-9, 2008. (pdf)
  • Jehan-François Pâris, Thomas J. E. Schwarz, Darrell Long, Ahmed Amer: When MTTDLs Are Not Good Enough: Providing Better Estimates of Disk Array Reliability, Sixth Intl. Information and Telecommunication Technologies Symposium (I2TS'2008), Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, Dec. 3-5, 2008. (pdf)
  • Kevin Greenan, Darrell Long, Ethan Miller, Thomas Schwarz, and Jay Wylie: Spin-Up Saved is Energy Earned: Achieving Power-Efficient, Erasure-Coded Storage, Fourth Workshop on Hot Topics in System Dependability (HotDep08), Dec. 7, 2008. (pdf)
  • Thomas Schwarz, Jehan-Francois Paris, Darrell Long, and Ahmed Amer: Increased Reliability with SSPiRAL Data Layouts. Proceedings, 16th Annual Meeting of the IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), Sept. 8 - 10, 2008. (pdf)
  • Kevin Greenan, Ethan Miller, and Thomas Schwarz: Optimizing Galois Field Arithmetic for Diverse Processor Architectures and Applications, Proceedings, 16th Annual Meeting of the IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), Sept. 8 - 10, 2008. (pdf)
  • Witold Litwin, Hanafi Yakouben, Thomas Schwarz: LH*RSP2P : A Scalable Distributed Data Structure for P2P Environment. 8th annual international conference on New Technologies of Distributed Systems (NOTERE'2008). Lyon, FRANCE - June 23-27, 2008. Keynote address. (pdf)
  • Soror Sahri, Witold Litwin and Thomas Schwarz: Scalable Web Services Interface for SD-SQL Server, Proceedings, Infoscale 2008, 3d International ICST Conference on Scalable Information Systems, June 4-6, 2008. (pdf)
  • Jehan-François Pâris, Darrell D. E. Long, Thomas J. E. Schwarz: Ensuring Data Survival in Solid-State Storage Devices (Short Paper), 1st International Workshop on Storage and I/O Virtualization, Performance, Energy, Evaluation and Dependability (SPEED), Salt Like City, Utah, Feb. 2008. (pdf)
  • Jehan-François Pâris, Thomas Schwarz, S.J.: On the Possibility of Small, Service-Free Disk Based Storage Systems, Third International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (“ARES 2008 – The International Dependability Conference”), Barcelona, March 2008. (pdf)

2007

  • Kevin Greenan, Ethan Miller, Thomas Schwarz and Darrell Long: Disaster Recovery Codes: Increasing Reliability with Large-Stripe Error Correction Codes, 3rd International Workshop on Storage Security and Survivability (StorageSS 2007), Alexandria, Virginia, October 29, 2007. (pdf)
  • Damian Cieslicki, Thomas Schwarz: State Estimator (SE) Implementation on a Distributed Computer System. Proceedings, 39th North American Power Symposium, NMSU, Las Cruces, New Mexico, Sept. – Oct 2007. (pdf) , (pdf) (pdf) ,
  • Ahmed Amer, Jehan-François Pâris, Thomas Schwarz, Vincent Ciotola, James Larkby-Lahet, OutshiningMirrors: MTTDL of Fixed-Order SSPiRAL Layouts, Proceedings of the International Workshop on Storage Network Architecture and Parallel I/Os (SNAPI’07), San Diego, CA. September 2007. (pdf)
  • Witold Litwin, Riad Mokadem, Philippe Rigaux, and Thomas Schwarz: Fast n-Gram-Based String Search Over Data Encoded Using Algebraic Signatures, 33rd International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB), September 23-28 2007, University of Vienna, Austria. (pdf)
  • Chris Williams, Philippe Huibonhoa, JoAnne Holliday, Andy Hospodor, Thomas Schwarz : Redundancy Management for P2P Storage, Seventh IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid — CCGrid 2007, Rio de Janeiro - Brazil / May 2007. (pdf)
  • Jehan-François Pâris, Thomas J. E. Schwarz, Darrell D. E. Long: Self-Adaptive Two-Dimensional RAID Arrays, 26th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference, April 11-13, 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. (pdf)

2006

  • Jehan-François Pâris, Thomas J. Schwarz, Darrell D. E. Long: Protecting Data against Early Disk Failures. Fifth Intl. Information and Telecommunication Technologies Symposium (I2TS'2006), Cuiabá, MT, Brazil. (pdf)
  • Damian Cieslicki, Stefan Schäckler, Thomas Schwarz: Highly Available Distributed RAM (HADRAM) for Data Exchange between Power Utilities, Proceedings of the 38th North American Power Symposium, September, 2006 (NAPS 2006). IEEE Xplore
  • Jehan-François Pâris, Thomas J. Schwarz, Darrell D. E. Long: Self-Adaptive Disk Arrays. Eighth International Symposium on Stabilization, Safety, and Security of Distributed Systems, Dallas, 2006. (pdf)
  • Witold Litwin, Riad Mokadem, Philippe Rigaux, and Thomas Schwarz: Pattern Matching Using n-gram Sampling Of Cumulative Algebraic Signatures : Preliminary Results. Invited paper at the 3rd International Workshop on Grid and Peer-to-Peer Computing Impacts on Large Scale Heterogeneous Distributed Database Systems (GLOBE’06) in conjunction with the 17th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications, DEXA 2006. Krakow, September 2006. In "Database and Expert Systems Applications - 17th International Conference, DEXA 2006, Krakow, Poland, September 4-8, 2006, Proceedings" Editors: Bressan, Küng, and Wagner, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4000, Springer Verlag. (pdf)
  • Deepavali. Bhagwat, Kristal Pollack, Darrell Long, Ethan Miller, Jehan-François Pâris, Thomas Schwarz: Providing high reliability in a minimum redundancy archival storage system, 14th Annual Meeting of the IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), Monterey, CA, September 2006. (pdf)
  • Witold Litwin, Soror Sahri, Thomas Schwarz: An Overview of a Scalable Distributed Database System SD-SQL Server. In: Flexible and Efficient Information Handling: 23d British National Conference on Databases, BNCOD 23, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, July 2006 Proceedings, David Bell and Jun Hong (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4942, Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, and New York, 2006, p. 16-35. (pdf)
  • Thomas Schwarz and Ethan Miller: Store, Forget, and Check: Using Algebraic Signatures to Check Remotely Administered Storage. International Conference on Distributed Computer Systems 2006 (ICDCS 2006). (pdf)
  • Damian Cieslicki , Stefan Schäckeler, Thomas Schwarz: Efficient Updates in Highly Available Distributed Random Access Memory. The Twelfth International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS), 2006. (pdf)
  • Thomas Schwarz, Mark Manasse: Report on the 7th Workshop on Distributed Data and Structures (WDAS 2006), SIGMOD Record, vol. 35(2), June 2006, p. 53-55. (Reviewed, not refereed). (pdf)
  • Witold Litwin, Soror Sahri, Thomas Schwarz: Architecture and interface of the scalable distributed database system SD-SQL server. The IASTED International Conference on Databases and Applications (DBA 2006) as part of the 24th IASTED International Multi-Conference on APPLIED INFORMATICS, February 14 - 16, 2006, Innsbruck, Austria. (pdf)
  • Thomas Schwarz, Peter Tsui, Witold Litwin: An encrypted, content searchable scalable distributed data structure. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Security and Trust in Decentralized / Distributed Data Structures (STD3S), Atlanta, GA, April 8, 2006. Proceedings published by ICDE. (pdf)
  • Thomas Schwarz, Mary Baker, Steven Bassi, Bruce Baumgart, Wayne Flagg, Catherine van Ingen, Kobus Jooste, Mark Manasse, Mehul Shah: Disk Failure Investigations at the Internet Archive. Work in Progress Report, 14th NASA Goddard - 23rd IEEE Conference on Mass Storage Systems and Technologies (MSST2006), College Park, Maryland. (Reviewed, not refereed). (pdf)
  • Bo Hong, Feng Wang, Scott Brandt, Darrell Long, Thomas Schwarz: Using MEMS-based storage in computer systems - MEMS storage architectures, ACM Transactions on Storage (TOS), February 2006, Vol. 2(1), p. 1-21. (pdf)
  • Damian Cieslicki, Stefan Schäckeler, Thomas Schwarz, S.J : Highly Available Distributed RAM (HADRAM): Scalable Availability for Scalable Distributed Data Structures, Workshop on Distributed Algorithms and Structures, Santa Clara, CA 2006. (pdf)
  • Witold Litwin, Soror Sahri, Thomas Schwarz: Overview of Scalable Distributed Database System SD-SQL Server. Workshop on Distributed Algorithms and Structures, Santa Clara, CA 2006. (pdf)

2005

  • Witold Litwin, Rim Moussa, Thomas Schwarz: LH*RS - A Highly-Available Scalable Distributed Data Structure, Transactions on Database Systems (TODS), September 2005. (pdf)
  • Qin Xin, Thomas J. E. Schwarz, S.J., Ethan L. Miller: Disk Infant Mortality in Large Storage Systems, 13th IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunications Systems (MASCOTS) 2005. (pdf)
  • Witold Litwin, Riad Mokadem, Thomas Schwarz: Pre-computed Algebraic Signatures for Fast String Search, Proceedings, Third VLDB International Workshop on Databases, Information Systems, and Peer-to-Peer Computing (DBISP2P 2005). (pdf)
  • Qin Xin, Ethan L. Miller, Thomas J. E. Schwarz*, Darrell D. E. Long: Impact of Failure on Interconnection Networks for Large Storage Systems, 22nd Symposium on Mass Storage Systems and Technology, Monterey, CA, 2005. (pdf)

2004

  • Damian Cieslicki, Thomas Schwarz, S.J.: Power Control Center Applications Using Highly Available Distributed RAM (HADRAM), Carnegie Mellon Transmissions Conference, Dec. 15-16, Pittsburg, USA. (pdf)
  • B. Hong, T. J. E. Schwarz, S. A. Brandt, D. D. E. Long: Reliability of MEMS-Based Storage Enclosures. 12th IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunications Systems (MASCOTS 2004), October 4 - 8 2004, Volendam, The Netherlands. html
  • T. J. E. Schwarz, Q. Xin, E. L. Miller, D. D. E. Long, A. Hospodor, S. Ng: Disk Scrubbing in Large Archival Storage Systems. 12th IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunications Systems (MASCOTS), October 4 - 8, 2004, Volendam, The Netherlands. (pdf)
  • Rim Moussa, Witold Litwin, Thomas J. E. Schwarz, S.J.: LH*RS, A highly available distributed data storage system. Proc. of the 30th VLDB Conference, Toronto, Canada, 2004. [A demonstration of the LH*RS prototype implemented by Rim Moussa.] (pdf)
  • Rim Moussa, Thomas Schwarz: Design and Implementation of LH*RS: a Highly Available Distributed Data Storage System. Workshop on Distributed Data and Structures, WDAS'04, Lausanne, 2004. (pdf)
  • Thomas Schwarz, JoAnne Holliday: A Signature Based Concurrency Scheme for Scalable Distributed Data Structures. Workshop on Distributed Data and Structures, WDAS'04, Lausanne, 2004. (pdf)
  • Thomas Schwarz, Qin Xin, Ethan L. Miller: Availability in Global Peer-To-Peer Storage Systems. Workshop on Distributed Data and Structures, WDAS'04, Lausanne, 2004. (pdf)
  • T. Schwarz. Verification of Parity Data in Large Scale Storage Systems. Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications, PDPTA'04, Las Vegas, June 21-24, 2004. (pdf)
  • Q. Xin, E. Miller, T. Schwarz. Evaluation of Distributed Recovery in Large-Scale Storage Systems. Thirteenth IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing, Honolulu, HI, June 4-6, 2004. (pdf)
  • Witold Litwin, Thomas Schwarz, S.J.: Algebraic Signatures for Scalable Distributed Data Structures. Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), Boston, March 30 - April 2, 2004. (pdf)

2003

  • Qin Xin, E. Miller, T. Schwarz, D. Long, S. Brandt, W. Litwin: Reliability Mechanism for a Large Object-Based Storage System. 20th Symposium on Mass Storage Systems and Technology, San Diego 2003. (pdf)
  • Witold Litwin, Thomas Schwarz, S.J.: Algebraic Signatures. Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on Distributed Data and Structures, Thessaloniki, June 2003 (WDAS 2003). (Also in Distributed Data and Structures 5, Carleton Scientific.) (pdf)
  • Witold Litwin, Riad Mokadem, Thomas Schwarz, S.J.: Disk Backup Through Algebraic Signatures in Scalable and Distributed Data Structures. Proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on Distributed Data and Structures, Thessaloniki, June 2003 (WDAS 2003). (Also in Distributed Data and Structures 5, Carleton Scientific.) (pdf)

2002

  • Witold Litwin, Tore Risch, Thomas Schwarz: An Architecture for a Scalable Distributed DBS:Application to SQL Server 2000. 2nd International Workshop on Cooperative Internet Computing, Hong Kong 2002. (pdf)
  • Thomas Schwarz: Generalized Reed Solomon Codes For Fault Tolerance in Scalable Distributed Data Structures. Proceedings of 4-th Workshop on Distributed Data & Structures (WDAS-2002). Paris 2002. Also in Distributed Data and Structures, Records of the 4th meeting, Carleton Scientific, Waterloo, Ontario, CA. 2003.) (pdf)

Before 2000

  • Witold Litwin, Thomas Schwarz, S.J.: LH*RS: A High Availability Scalable Distributed Data Structure using Reed Solomon Codes. Proceedings of the 2000 ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data, May 16-18, 2000, Dallas, Texas, also SIGMOD Records, vol. 29 (2), June 2000, p. 237-248. (pdf).
  • Thomas Schwarz, Jesse Steinberg and Walter A. Burkhard: Permutation Development Data Layout (PDDL). Fifth International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture, Orlando, Florida, 1999, HPCA-5 Proceedings, p. 214-217. (pdf)
  • Witold Litwin, Jai Menon, Tore Risch, Thomas Schwarz: Design Issues for Scalable Availability LH* Schemes with Record Grouping. In: Yuri Breitbart et al., Distributed Data and Structures 2: Records of the 2nd International Meeting, Waterloo: Carleton Scientific, 1999, pp. 38-55. ISBN 1-894145-05-4. (pdf)
  • Thomas Schwarz and Walter A. Burkhard: Almost Complete Address Translation (ACATS) Disk Array Declustering. Proc. Eight IEEE Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing, New Orleans, 1996. p. 324-331. (pdf)
  • Thomas Schwarz and Walter A. Burkhard: Reliability and Performance of RAIDs. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics (T-MAG), vol. 31(2), March 1995, p. 1161-1166. pdf (pdf)
  • Thomas Schwarz: Reliability and Performance of Disk Arrays", Ph. D. Thesis, UCSD, 1994. (pdf)
  • Thomas J. E. Schwarz and Walter A. Burkhard: RAID Organization and Performance, ICDCS '92, p.318-325. (pdf)
  • Walter A. Burkhard, Kimberly C. Claffy, Thomas Schwarz: Performance of Balanced Disk Array Schemes. Eleventh IEEE Symposium on Mass Storage Systems. Monterey, CA, 1991, p. 45-50. (pdf)
  • T. Schwarz, R. W. Bowdidge, W. A. Burkhard: "Low Cost Comparisons of File Copies", ICDCS '90. (pdf)
  • Thomas Schwarz: Tangeability of Homogenous Convex Cones. Algebra, Groups, and Geometries (4), No. 4, 1987, p. 451-457.
  • Thomas Schwarz: Triple Systems with Composition Forms. Communications in Algebra, vol. 16, no. 12, 1988, p. 2569-2577. pdf
  • Thomas Schwarz: Simple Exceptional Jordan Triple Systems in Characteristic 2. Communications in Algebra, vol. 16, no. 11, 1988, p. 2247-2257. (link)
  • Thomas Schwarz: Simple Exceptional 16-dimensional Jordan Triple Systems. Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, (100), no. 4, 1987, p. 623-626. (pdf)
  • Thomas Schwarz and Tudor Zamfirescu: Typical Sets of Convex Sets. Journal of the Australian Mathematical Society, Series A, vol. 43, 1987, p. 287-290. (pdf)
  • Thomas Schwarz: Special Simple Jordan Triple Systems. Algebras, Groups, and Geometries (2), 1985, 117-128.
  • Thomas Schwarz: Automorphism Groups of Simple Jordan Pairs. Algebras, Groups, and Geometries (1), 1984, 490-509.