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You will form a group of 2-3 students for the final project. You will build, design, implement a system of your choice. There are 5 deadlines:


When evaluating your project, we look for the following:

We expect your report to answer the following questions:


You should feel free to choose any project you like, as long as it is related to storage systems, distributed systems or operating systems. It must have a substantial system-building and evaluation component. A successful class project usually have very well defined goals and is modest in scope (Remember, you only have 2.5 months to finish it). You could look for inspiration about hot topics in the on-line proceedings of recent SOSP, OSDI, Usenix, and NSDI conferences. Here's a list of ideas that we think could lead to interesting projects.