Yuanyuan Zhou, University of California, San Diego – May 2013

YYzhou.jpgReducing Configuration-related Customer Issues via Intent-based Configuration

Professor YY Zhou’s research team will be investigating methods to improve the configuration of systems and allow users to specify intent rather than manually setting various knobs. Such an approach, if successful, would make systems easier to configure and less prone to configuration-related customer issues. This work is a follow-on to a previous collaborative effort with NetApp on characterizing configuration errors in storage systems, which resulted in an .