By Topic

Cloud-based synchronization of distributed file system hierarchies

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Uppoor, S. ; Inst. of Comput. Sci. (ICS), Found. for Res. & Technol. - Hellas (FORTH), Heraklion, Greece ; Flouris, M.D. ; Bilas, A.

As the number of user-managed devices continues to increase, the need for synchronizing multiple file hierarchies distributed over devices with ad hoc connectivity, is becoming a significant problem. In this paper, we propose a new approach for efficient cloud-based synchronization of an arbitrary number of distributed file system hierarchies. Our approach maintains both the advantages of peer-to-peer synchronization with the cloud-based approach that stores a master replica online. In contrast, we do not assume storage of any user's data in the cloud, so we address the related capacity, cost, security, and privacy limitations. Finally, the proposed system performs data synchronization in a peer-to-peer manner, eliminating cost and bandwidth concerns that arise in the “cloud master-replica” approach.

Published in:

Cluster Computing Workshops and Posters (CLUSTER WORKSHOPS), 2010 IEEE International Conference on

Date of Conference:

20-24 Sept. 2010