Academic-Industry Research Contributions

NetApp has a long history of technological contributions to the academic-industry research community including technical papers and research collaborations.


NetApp’s paper publication history demonstrates a compelling thought leadership within its industry. Several “Test of Time” awards have been given to NetApp papers for having content that remained vibrant and useful for 10 or more years. NetApp authors regularly appear in some of the top premier conferences. A list of NetApp authored, or co-authored papers published through peer-reviewed conferences or journals is provided below.

BetrFS: a compleat file system for commodity SSDs

HintStor: A Framework to Study I/O Hints in Heterogeneous Storage

Survey of Distributed File System Design Choices

Making QUIC Quicker with NIC Offload

Neural Trees: Using Neural Networks as an Alternative to Binary Comparison in Classical Search Trees

Scalable Coordination of Hierarchical Parallelism

PracExtractor: Extracting Configuration Good Practices from Manuals to Detect Server Misconfigurations

Towards Securing the Internet of Things with QUIC

Countering Fragmentation on an Enterprise Storage System

Prism: Proxies without the Pain


Research grants, including NetApp Faculty Fellowships(NFF) encourage leading-edge research in storage and data management and to foster relationships between academic researchers and engineers.Please see below for current list of past research grants.

Peter Desnoyers, Northeastern University

Jian Huang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Eamonn Keogh, UC Riverside

John Paparrizos, University of Chicago

Remzi Arpaci-Dusseau, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Stratos Idreos, Harvard

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