Zhichao Cao

Research Scientist

I’m a Research Scientist at Facebook on Core Data RocksDB team. My research interests include key-value store (RocksDB, LevelDB), Hadoop HBase, Docker container and Kubernetes, Internet of Things (IoT), new storage devices Research (NVM, SMR, IMR, DNA, ZNS), machine learning in data storage systems, storage system tiering, file system, data migration, and data deduplication. I received my doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in Computer Science at the University of Minnesota, Twin-Cities in 2020.


Key-value stores, databases, storage systems, new storage devices, and file systems

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USENIX FAST - February 24, 2020

Characterizing, Modeling, and Benchmarking RocksDB Key-Value Workloads at Facebook

Zhichao Cao, Siying Dong, Sagar Vemuri, David H.C. Du