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Austin Donnelly

Principal Research Software Development Engineer
Austin Donnelly is a Principal Research Software Development Engineer (RSDE) in the Systems group at Microsoft Research, Cambridge. He obtained his B.A. in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge in 1996, and went on to complete his Ph.D. there in 2002.

He has worked on storage technologies for around 20 years, from writing an IDE driver for a research OS, to research on the write-offloading technique used in DiskEnergy to save power. He is currently working on the Pelican system for cold storage in datacentre environments.

In the past, he worked on security enhancements in the C/C++ compiler and C runtime libraries which shipped with Windows 10, and novel in-rack networks based on 3D torus topologies and distributed hash tables.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, September 23

2:00pm PDT