I'm a computer science professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where I explore issues in file and storage systems and, more generally, distributed systems and operating systems. My current projects include archival storage systems, scalable file system indexing, file systems for next-generation storage technologies, file system security, and petabyte-scale storage systems. I'm also interested in storage system benchmarks, algorithms to more efficiently manage storage, and information retrieval from very large text and multimedia corpora as well as other problems in computer systems and security.
I am on leave from UCSC during the 2012–13 academic year. I am spending the year working at Pure Storage, where I've been consulting since late 2009. For those who are interested, we're now maintaining a list of code tree hashes, updated daily.
I'm also a consultant on issues relating to storage systems, including advanced storage system research, storage system design and intellectual property & patents.
You can reach me by email at ethanmiller «AT» srellim·com. You can also reach me by phone at (831) 345-4864.