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Ken Lutz
    University of California, Berkeley

Bio:  Ken Lutz received a BSEE degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Davis in 1979. From 1985 till 1998, he was connected to the University of California, Berkeley as technical staff leader on the RAID (with Randy Katz), NOW (with Dave Patterson and David Culler) and Infopad (with Bob Brodersen and Jan Rabaey).

In 1998 Ken left the university to become Director of Technical Operations at Inktomi. At Inktomi Ken was in charge of the architecture, design and operation of the international search engine infrastructure. He was responsible for the management of technical staff, defining operational quality and performance requirements for 24x7x365 revenue producing systems. He was also Director of Information Technology in which he oversaw Corporate MIS, Telecommunications, Security and Network Architectures supporting worldwide corporate operations.

His current interests include the implementation of next-generation reliable computing systems and next generation network architectures.

Papers, Presentations and Reports Authored by Ken Lutz

  1. Introduction to Demonstrations, John Wawrzynek, Ken Lutz, John MacCallum, Nitesh Mor, 26, October, 2016. Posted on 27 Oct 2016.
  2. The Cloud is Not Enough: Saving IoT from the Cloud, Ben Zhang, Nitesh Mor, Jack Kolb, Douglas Chan, Nikhil Goyal, Ken Lutz, Eric Allman, John Wawrzynek, Edward A. Lee, John D. Kubiatowicz, HotCloud15, 6, July, 2015. Posted on 19 Mar 2015.
  3. The Global Data Plane Prototype, Eric Allman, Ken Lutz, Nitesh Mor, February, 2015. Posted on 23 Feb 2015.
  4. The Global Data Plane: Looking Forward, Eric Allman, Nikhil Goyal, Jack Kolb, John D. Kubiatowicz, Ken Lutz, Nitesh Mor, John Wawrzynek, Ben Zhang, February, 2015. Posted on 23 Feb 2015.
  5. The Global Data Plane: Looking Forward, Eric Allman, Alec Dara-Abrams, Nikhil Goyal, Jack Kolb, John D. Kubiatowicz, John Wawrzynek, Nitesh Mor, Ben Zhang, Ken Lutz, 29, October, 2014. Posted on 29 Oct 2014.


  • 1 Journal article.
  • 1 Conference paper.
  • 2 Talk or presentations.
  • 2 Posters.

The counts above are from the publications database. The number of posters is derived from the presentations.

Note: A poster is a presentation that has the word 'poster' (case-insensitive) in the any of the text fields. Thus, the poster count might be somewhat inaccurate. The number of posters is deducted from the number of presentations and bother are reported.