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Wen Xia, Ph.D.,

School of Computer Science and Technology
Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics (WNLO)
Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST)
Wuhan, China, 430074

Office: B509, WNLO, HUST
Email: xia (AT) hust.edu.cn or wx.hust (AT) gmail.com

 
Publications Teaching Grants Awards

Wen Xia received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (advised by Professor Dan Feng) in June, 2014. He is currently a researcher at Sangfor Technologies Inc. His research interests include data deduplication, data compression, storage systems, and cloud storage. He publishes over 20 papers in major journals and conferences including Proceedings of the IEEE (PIEEE), IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), USENIX ATC, FAST, INFOCOM, MSST, Performance, IPDPS, HotStorage, etc. He is a member of ACM, CCF, IEEE, and USENIX.

Selected Publications (Google Scholar, DBLP):

  1. Chunguang Li, Dan Feng, Yu Hua, Wen Xia, Leihua Qin, Yue Huang, Yukun Zhou, "BAC: Bandwidth-Aware Compression for Efficient Live Migration of Virtual Machines", Proceedings of the 36th IEEE International Conference on  Computer Communications (INFOCOM'17), Atlanta, GA, USA, May, 2017, pages: 55-63. (Acceptance: 21%)
  2. Pengfei Zuo, Yu Hua, Xue Liu, Dan Feng, Wen Xia, Shunde Cao, Jie Wu, Yuanyuan Sun, Yuncheng Guo, "BEES: Bandwidth- and Energy- Efficient Image Sharing for Real-time Situation Awareness", in Proceedings of the 37th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS'17), Atlanta, GA, USA, June, 2017, pages: 1510-1520.
  3. Yucheng Zhang, Dan Feng, Hong Jiang, Wen Xia, Min Fu, Fangting Huang, Yukun Zhou, "A Fast Asymmetric Extremum Content Defined Chunking Algorithm for Data Deduplication in Backup Storage Systems", IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), Vol. 66, No. 2, pp. 199 - 211, 2017.
  4. Wen Xia, Hong Jiang, Dan Feng, Fred Douglis, Philip Shilane, Yu Hua, Min Fu, Yucheng Zhang, and Yukun Zhou, "A Comprehensive Study of the Past, Present, and Future of Data Deduplication, " in Proceedings of the IEEE (PIEEE), Vol. 104, No. 9, Sep. 2016, pages: 1681-1710.
  5. Wen Xia, Yukun Zhou, Hong Jiang, Dan Feng, Yu Hua, Yuchong Hu, Yucheng Zhang, Qing Liu, "FastCDC: a Fast and Efficient Content-Defined Chunking Approach for Data Deduplication",  in Proceedings of USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX ATC'16), Denver, CO, USA, June  22–24, 2016, pages: 101-114. (Acceptance rate:18%)
  6. Wen Xia, Hong Jiang, Dan Feng, and Lei Tian, "DARE: A Deduplication-Aware Resemblance Detection and Elimination Scheme for Data Reduction with Low Overheads", IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), Vol.65, No.6, June  2016, pages: 1692 - 1705.
  7. Fangting Huang, Dan Feng, Wen Xia, Wen Zhou, Yucheng Zhang, Min Fu, Chuntao Jiang, Yukun Zhou, “Security RBSG: Protecting Phrase Change Memory with Security-Level Adjustable Dynamic Mapping”, in Proceedings of the 30th IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS’16), Chicago, Illinois, USA, May 23-27, 2016, pages: 1081-1090. (Acceptance rate: 23%)
  8. Zijin Han, Wen Xia, Yuchong Hu, Dan Feng, Yucheng Zhang, Yukun Zhou, Min Fu, Liang Gu, "DEC: An Efficient Deduplication-Enhanced Compression Approach". In Proceedings of the 22nd IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS'16), Wuhan, China, Dec. 13-16, 2016, pages: 519-526.
  9. Jianquan Zhang, Dan Feng, Jianlin Gao, Wei Tong, Jingning Liu, Yu Hua, Yang Gao, Caihua Fang, Wen Xia, Feiling Fu, Yaqing Li, "Application-Aware and Software-Defined SSD Scheme for Tencent Large-Scale Storage System". In Proceedings of the 22nd IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS'16), Wuhan, China, Dec. 13-16, 2016, pages: 482-490.
  10. Wen Xia, Chunguang Li, Hong Jiang, Dan Feng, Yu Hua, Leihua Qin, and Yucheng Zhang, "Edelta: A Word-Enlarging Based Fast Delta Compression Approach", in Proceedings of the 7th USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Storage and File Systems (HotStorage'15), Santa Clara, CA, USA, July 6-7, 2015, pages 1-5. (Acceptance rate: 30%)
  11. Yukun Zhou, Dan Feng, Wen Xia, Min Fu, Fangting Huang, Yucheng Zhang, and Chunguang Li, "SecDep: A User-Aware Efficient Fine-Grained Secure Deduplication Scheme with Multi-Level Key Management", in Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Massive Storage Systems and Technology (MSST'15), Santa Clara, CA, USA, June 2-5, 2015, pages 1-14. (Acceptance rate: 23%)
  12. Wen Xia, Hong Jiang, Dan Feng, and Yu Hua, "Similarity and Locality based Indexing for High Performance Data Deduplication", IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), Vol.64, No.4, April 2015, pages: 1162-1176.
  13. Min Fu, Dan Feng, Yu Hua, Xubin He, Zuoning Chen, Jingning Liu, Wen Xia, Fangting Huang, and Qing Liu, "Reducing Fragmentation for In-line Deduplication Backup Storage via Exploiting Backup History and Cache Knowledge", IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS) , Vol.27, No.3, March 2016, pages: 855-868.
  14. Min Fu, Dan Feng, Yu Hua, Xubin He, Zuoning Chen, Wen Xia, Yucheng Zhang, and Yujuan Tan, “Design Tradeoffs for Data Deduplication Performance in Backup Workloads”, in Proceedings of the 13th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST'15), Santa Clara, CA, USA, February 16-19, 2015. USENIX Association, pages: 331-344. (Acceptance rate: 21%)
  15. Yucheng Zhang, Hong Jiang, Dan Feng, Wen Xia, Min Fu, Fangting Huang, and Yukun Zhou, “AE: An Asymmetric Extremum Content Defined Chunking Algorithm for Fast and Bandwidth-Efficient Data Deduplication”, in Proceedings of the 34th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM'15), Hong Kong, China, April 26th - May 1st, 2015, pages: 1337-1345.(Acceptance rate: 19%)
  16. Wen Xia, Hong Jiang, Dan Feng, Lei Tian, Min Fu, and Yukun Zhou, "Ddelta: A Deduplication-Inspired Fast Delta Compression Approach", in Proceedings of the 32nd International Symposium on Computer Performance, Modeling, Measurements and Evaluation 2014 (IFIP Performance'14), Turin, Italy, October 7-9, 2014, pages: 258-272. ( Acceptance rate: 27%)
  17. Wen Xia, Hong Jiang, Dan Feng, and Lei Tian, "Combining Deduplication and Delta Compression to Achieve Low-Overhead Data Reduction on Backup Datasets", in Proceedings of IEEE Data Compression Conference 2014 (IEEE DCC'14), Snowbird, Utah, USA, March 26-28, 2014, pages 203–212.
  18. Min Fu, Dan Feng, Yu Hua, Xubin He, Zuoning Chen, Wen Xia, Fangting Huang, and Qing Liu, "Accelerating Restore and Garbage Collection in Deduplication-based Backup Systems via Exploiting Historical Information", in Proceedings of 2014 USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX ATC'14), Philadelphia, PA, USA: USENIX Association, June 19-20, 2014, pages 181-192. (Acceptance rate: 15%)
  19. Rongyu Lai, Yu Hua, Dan Feng, Wen Xia, Min Fu, and Yifan Yang, "A Near-exact Defragmentation Scheme to Improve Restore Performance for Cloud Backup Systems", in Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing (ICA3PP'14), Dalian, China, August 24-27, 2014, pages 457- 471. (Acceptance rate: 25%)
  20. Wen Xia, Hong Jiang, Dan Feng, and Lei Tian, "Accelerating Data Deduplication by Exploiting Pipelining and Parallelism with Multicore or Manycore Processors", Work-In-Progress Report and Poster Session in the 10th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (USENIX FAST'12), San Jose, CA, USA, February 14-17, 2012, pages 1-2. (Acceptance rate: 25%)
  21. Wen Xia, Hong Jiang, Dan Feng, Lei Tian, Min Fu, and Zhongtao Wang, "P-Dedupe: Exploiting Parallelism in Data Deduplication System", in Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage (IEEE NAS'12), Xiamen, China, June 28-30, 2012, pages 338-347. (Acceptance rate: 29%)
  22. Wen Xia, Hong Jiang, Dan Feng, and Yu Hua, "SiLo: A Similarity-Locality based Near-Exact Deduplication Scheme with Low RAM Overhead and High Throughput", in Proceedings of The 2011 USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX ATC'11), Portland, OR, USA, June 15-17, 2011, pages 285-298. (Acceptance rate: 15%)

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Patent and Software Copyright

  1. Dan Feng, Wen Xia, and Yu Hua. A Similarity and Locality based Deduplication Scheme. Granted Number: ZL201110127695.6. (Chinese)

  2. Dan Feng, Wen Xia, Hong Jiang, Lei Tian, and Min Fu. A Data Deduplication Aware Delta Compression Scheme. Granted Number: ZL201210303650.4. (Chinese)

  3. Dan Feng, Wen Xia, Yucheng Zhang, and Min Fu. A Parallel Chunking Algorithm for Data Deduplication. Application Number: 201410621223.X. (Chinese)

  4. Dan Feng, Yukun Zhou, Wen Xia, Min Fu, and Fangting Huang. A Secure Data Deduplication Scheme for Backup System. Application Number: 201310301670.2. (Chinese)

  5. Dan Feng, Yukun Zhou, Wen Xia, Min Fu, and Fangting Huang, Yucheng Zhang, Chunguang Li, A User-Aware Efficient Secure Deduplication Method and System. Application Number: 201510257654.7. (Chinese)

  6. Cristian Ungureanu, Erik Kruus, Wen Xia. Low-Memory Data Structure For Deduplicated Cache. Application Number: 61/811,271. (USA)

  7. Dan Feng, Yucheng Zhang, Wen Xia, Min Fu, Fangting Huang, and Yukun Zhou. A Chunking Method based on Asymmetric Extremum for Data Deduplication. Application Number: 201410803454.2. (Chinese)

  8. Dan Feng, Min Fu, Yu Hua, Wen Xia, Fangting Huang, and Qing Liu. A Fragmentation Elimination Scheme based on Historical Information. Application Number: 201410249181.1. (Chinese))

  9. Dan Feng, Min Fu, Yu Hua, Wen Xia, Fangting Huang, and Qing Liu. A Cache Scheme for Data Restore in Deduplication systems . Application Number: 201410249865.1. (Chinese)

  10. Yu Hua, Dan Feng, Rongyu Lai, Wen Xia, Fangting Huang, Yukun Zhou, and Yucheng Zhang. A Defragmentation Strategy based on Global Statistics for Cloud Backups. Application Number: 201410089576.X. (Chinese)

  11. Dan Feng, Jingning Liu, Zhongtao Wang, and Wen Xia, A R_DS based Reliable deduplication system. Software copyright (No. 2012SR018473) .

  12. Dan Feng, Yujuan Tan, Wei Xu, Shengli Zheng, Wen Xia, Guohui Zhou, Juan Gao, Zhongtao Wang, and Debing Ding, HUSTBackup Storage System. Software copyright (No. 2010SR052427).

  13. Dan Feng, Yukun Zhou, Wen Xia, and Min Fu, A Secure and Efficient Deduplication-based Backup System, Software Copyrights, (No.2015SR179323)

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