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A distributed naming mechanism in scalable cluster file system

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5 Author(s)
Liu Wei ; Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tsinghua Univ., Beijing, China ; Ou Xinming ; Wu Min ; Zheng Weimin
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The authors present a novel distributed naming mechanism (DNM) that is fit for network file system design. With the help of DNM, we build a new distributed file system paradigm: cluster file system. In our system, DNM not only offers the desired features of high availability, high scalability and I/O load balancing, but also spans a single volume on multiple servers to construct a "real" distributed file system. We propose the DNM structure which relies on a global replicated table and a local information database. To improve the performance of name translation, a tree-based name cache is introduced. A prototype of the name mechanism has been implemented in our cluster file system.

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High Performance Computing in the Asia-Pacific Region, 2000. Proceedings. The Fourth International Conference/Exhibition on  (Volume:1 )

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14-17 May 2000