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Parallel File Systems
Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA, USA
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Frank Schmuck joined IBM Research in 1988 after receiving a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Cornell University. He is a Distinguished Research Staff Member at IBM's Almaden Research Center, where he serves as a technical leader of the Parallel File Systems group and principal architect of GPFS, IBM's industry leading, cluster file system for high performance computing, engineering and commercial applications. He is a Master Inventor with over 66 patents. His research interests include storage systems, distributed systems and fault tolerance.