Headshot of Zhichao Cao
Headshot of Zhichao Cao


Zhichao Cao

Research Scientist

I’m a Research Scientist at Meta on Core Data RocksDB team. My research interests include key-value store (RocksDB, LevelDB), Hadoop HBase, Docker container and Kubernetes, Internet of Things (IoT), new storage devices Research (NVM, SMR, IMR, DNA, ZNS), machine learning in data storage systems, storage system tiering, file system, data migration, and data deduplication. I received my doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in Computer Science at the University of Minnesota, Twin-Cities in 2020.


Key-value stores, databases, storage systems, new storage devices, and file systems