DiskSim is an efficient, accurate, highly-configurable disk system simulator originally developed at the University of Michigan and enhanced at CMU to support research into various aspects of storage subsystem architecture. It is written in C and requires no special system software (just basic POSIX interfaces). DiskSim includes modules for most secondary storage components of interest, including device drivers, buses, controllers, adapters, and disk drives. DiskSim also includes support for a number of externally-provided trace formats and internally-generated synthetic workloads, and includes hooks for inclusion in a larger scale system-level simulator. It has been used in a variety of published studies (and several unpublished studies) to understand modern storage subsystem performance [Ganger93a, Worthington94], to understand how storage performance relates to overall system performance

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  1. Guo, Xufeng; Wang, Yuping: Optimizing random write performance of FAST FTL for NAND flash memory (2015) ioport
  2. Li, Yongkun; Lee, Patrick P. C.; Lui, John C. S.: Stochastic modeling and optimization of garbage collection algorithms in solid-state drive systems (2014)
  3. Kim, Youngjae; Gupta, Aayush; Urgaonkar, Bhuvan: A temporal locality-aware page-mapped flash translation layer (2013) ioport
  4. Deng, Yuhui; Li, Kai; Zhang, Lingwei; Fang, Ming; Huang, Xinyu: Evaluating disk idle behavior by leveraging disk schedulers (2012)
  5. Cady, Field; Zhuang, Yi; Harchol-Balter, Mor: A stochastic analysis of hard disk drives (2011)
  6. Deng, Yuhui; Pung, Brandon: Conserving disk energy in virtual machine based environments by amplifying bursts (2011) ioport
  7. Deng, Yuhui: Exploiting the performance gains of modern disk drives by enhancing data locality (2009) ioport
  8. Deng, Yuhui; Wang, Frank; Helian, Na: EED: Energy Efficient Disk drive architecture (2008) ioport
  9. Chiu, Steve C.; Choudhary, Alok N.; Wang, Danli: Network and device-level impacts: performance and reliability of active I/O storage systems (2007) ioport
  10. Won, Youjip; Kim, Doohan; Park, Jinyoun; Lee, Sichang: HERMES: Embedded file system design for A/V application (2007) ioport
  11. Stoumpos, Vassilis; Delis, Alex: GRACE-based joins on active storage devices (2006) ioport
  12. Xu, Zhiyong; Bhuyan, Laxmi; Hu, Yiming: Tulip: A new hash based cooperative web caching architecture (2006) ioport
  13. Lund, Ketil; Goebel, Vera; Plagemann, Thomas: APEX: adaptive disk scheduling framework with qoS support (2005) ioport