Kaushik Ravichandran

Research Scientist

I am a research scientist at Facebook, currently working in the Akkio team helping solve large scale data placement problems. Prior to Akkio, I worked on ZippyDB, one of Facebook’s largest distributed storage services, building out solutions for multi-tenancy and load balancing. I have a PhD from Georgia Tech with a research background in parallel programming models.


Distributed data stores, locality managements solutions and parallel programming models

Latest Publications

OSDI 2018 - October 8, 2018

Sharding the Shards: Managing Datastore Locality at Scale with Akkio

Muthukaruppan Annamalai, Kaushik Ravichandran, Harish Srinivas, Igor Zinkovsky, Luning Pan, Tony Savor, David Nagle, Michael Stumm