Brad Chen

J. Bradley Chen manages the Revenue Engineering team at YouTube, where he has also worked on counting views and on viewcount abuse. Before YouTube, Dr. Chen started and managed the Native Client project in Google Chrome, bringing safe native code to millions of users. Prior to joining Google, he was Director of the Performance Tools Lab in Intel's Software Products Division. Chen served on the faculty of Harvard University from 1994-1998, conducting research in operating systems, computer architecture and distributed system, and teaching a variety of related graduate and undergraduate courses. He has published widely on the subjects of systems performance and computer architecture. Dr. Chen has bachelors and masters degrees from Stanford University and a Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University.

Recent Professional Activities

  • Program Co-Chair, 2010 Symposium on Operating System Design and Implementation (OSDI 2010)
  • Program Committee, Workshop on Interaction between Operating Systems and Computer Architecture 2009 (WIOSCA).
  • Program Committee, 2008 IEEE International Symposium on Workload Characterization (IISWC 2008), September 2008.
  • Program Chair, 2008 ACM Workshop on Memory System Performance and Correctness, March 2008.
  • Program Committee, 2008 Symposium on Operating System Design and Implementation (OSDI 2008)
  • Advisory Board, Center for Networked Systems, U. C. San Diego. January 2008 to present.
  • Program Committee, 2006 Symposium on Operating System Design and Implementation (OSDI 2006)

You can find a full list of publications here.

Google Publications

Previous Publications

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    System Support for Automated Profiling and Optimization

    Xiaolan Zhang, Zheng Wang, Nicholas C. Gloy, J. Bradley Chen, Michael D. Smith

    SOSP (1997), pp. 15-26

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    The Measured Performance of Personal Computer Operating Systems

    J. Bradley Chen, Yasuhiro Endo, Kee Chan, David Mazières, Antonio Dias, Margo I. Seltzer, Michael D. Smith

    ACM Trans. Comput. Syst., vol. 14 (1996), pp. 3-40

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    The Measured Performance of Personal Computer Operating Systems

    J. Bradley Chen, Yasuhiro Endo, Kee Chan, David Mazières, Antonio Dias, Margo I. Seltzer, Michael D. Smith

    SOSP (1995), pp. 299-313

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    Avoiding Conflict Misses Dynamically in Large Direct-Mapped Caches

    Brian N. Bershad, Dennis Lee, Theodore H. Romer, J. Bradley Chen

    ASPLOS (1994), pp. 158-170

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    Dynamic Page Mapping Policies for Cache Conflict Resolution on Standard Hardware

    Theodore H. Romer, Dennis Lee, Brian N. Bershad, J. Bradley Chen

    OSDI (1994), pp. 255-266