Headshot of Kaushik Veeraraghavan
Headshot of Kaushik Veeraraghavan


Kaushik Veeraraghavan

Software Engineer - Core Systems

I work on large scale distributed systems, especially on improving reliability, efficiency and scalability. My current focus is on building out Facebook’s shared compute and storage platform as part of our Infrastructure-as-a-Service effort. My previous projects include:

  • Fault tolerance and disaster readiness
  • Data center capacity management
  • Traffic management
  • End-to-end performance tracing and analysis
  • Data consistency
  • Cache consistency

I received my BS in Computer Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2003. After a short stint in industry, I obtained my PhD in Computer Science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in September 2011.


Distributed systems, fault tolerance, data center engineering, reliability, efficiency, scalability

Latest Publications

Twine: A Unified Cluster Management System for Shared Infrastructure

Chunqiang (CQ) Tang, Kenny Yu, Kaushik Veeraraghavan, Jonathan Kaldor, Scott Michelson, Thawan Kooburat, Aravind Anbudurai, Matthew Clark, Kabir Gogia, Long Cheng, Ben Christensen, Alex Gartrell, Maxim Khutornenko, Sachin Kulkarni, Marcin Pawlowski, Tuomas Pelkonen, Andre Rodrigues, Rounak Tibrewal, Vaishnavi Venkatesan, Peter Zhang

OSDI - 2020

RAS: Continuously Optimized Region-Wide Datacenter Resource Allocation

580631463034049, Dimitrios Skarlatos, Jingyuan Fan, Pavan Kumar, Maxim Khutornenko, Mayank Pundir, Yirui Zhang, Mingjun Zhang, Yuanlai Liu, Linh Le, Brendon Daugherty, Apurva Samudra, Prashasti Baid, James Kneeland, Igor Kabiljo, Dmitry Shchukin, Andre Rodrigues, Scott Michelson, Ben Christensen, Kaushik Veeraraghavan, Chunqiang Tang

SOSP - 2021

Wormhole: Reliable Pub-Sub to Support Geo-replicated Internet Services

Yogeshwer Sharma, Philippe Ajoux, Petchean Ang, David Callies, Abhishek Choudhary, Laurent Demailly, Thomas Fersch, Liat Atsmon, Andrzej Kotulski, Sachin Kulkarni, Sanjeev Kumar, Harry Li, Jun Li, Evgeniy Makeev, Kowshik Prakasam, Robbert van Renesse, Sabyasachi Roy, Pratyush Seth, Yee Jiun Song, Benjamin Wester, Kaushik Veeraraghavan, Peter Xie

NSDI ’15 - 2015