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J E A N N I E A L B R E C H T , R Y A N B R A U D ,
D A R R E N D A O , N I K O L A Y T O P I L S K I ,
C H R I S T O P H E R T U T T L E , A L E X C .
S N O E R E N , A N D A M I N V A H D A T
Jeannie Albrecht is an Assistant Professor of Comput-
er Science at Williams College inWilliamstown,Mas-
sachusetts. She received her Ph.D. in Computer Sci-
ence from the University of California,San Diego,in
June 2007 under the supervision of Amin Vahdat and
Alex C. Snoeren.
Ryan Braud is a Ph.D. student at the University of Cali-
fornia, San Diego,where he works under the direction
of Amin Vahdat in the Systems and Networking Re-
search Group. His interests include high-performance
file distribution protocols and tools for building and