BLAST: off-the-shelf hardware for building an efficient hash-based cluster storage system

Parisis, George, Xylomenos, George and Gritzalis, Dimitris (2009) BLAST: off-the-shelf hardware for building an efficient hash-based cluster storage system. Published in: Proceedings of the Sixth IFIP International Conference on Network and Parallel Computing (NPC '09); Brisbane, Australia; 19-21 October 2009. 148-155. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers ISBN 9781424449903

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Abstract

During the past few years, large, reliable and efficient storage systems have become increasingly important in enterprise environments. Additional requirements for these environments include low installation, maintenance and administration costs. In this paper we propose a hash-based storage approach, combined with block-level operating system semantics. The experimental evaluation confirms that the proposed approach is viable and can offer a cost-effective storage solution.

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Keywords: distributed processing;file organisation;operating systems (computers);BLAST;DHT;block-level hash table based storage system;block-level operating system semantics;cost-effective hash-based cluster storage system;enterprise environment maintenance;experimental evaluation;off-the-shelf hardware;Costs;Environmental economics;File servers;File systems;Hardware;Informatics;Operating systems;Parallel processing;Power generation economics;Throughput;dht;distributed storage;linux block device;structured peer-to-peer network
Schools and Departments: School of Engineering and Informatics > Informatics
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA0075 Electronic computers. Computer science
Depositing User: Georgios Angelos Parisis
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2013 14:00
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2017 11:19
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/46930
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