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A few words about myself...
Roman Pletka received a diploma in Communication Systems from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPF Lausanne) and the Eurécom Institute (Sophia Antipolis, France) in 1999 and holds a Ph.D. degree from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zürich). He finished his thesis on adaptive end-to-end quality-of-service guarantees in IP networks in 2004 under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Burkhard Stiller and Prof. Dr. James P. G. Sterbenz. After a post-doc at the IBM Zurich Research Laboratory in Rüschlikon, Switzerland, he joined AdNovum Informatik AG in Zurich in 2006. Since 2008 he is a research staff member back at the IBM Zurich Research Laboratory doing research in cloud storage technologies.

Research Interests
Current Research Activities:
  • High-performance distributed storage systems
  • Non-volatile memory technologies
  • Deduplication architectures
  • Security and reliability in distributed storage systems
  • Advanced RAID technologies
  • Health binning and heat segregation
Past Research Activities:
  • Middleware architectures and frameworks
  • Middleware security
  • Single-sign-on reverse proxy architectures
  • Active networks and network processors
  • Quality-of-Service and end-to end services in IP networks
  • Network performance and TCP congestion control
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