By Topic

Disk space guarantees as a distributed resource management problem: A case study

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

4 Author(s)
Murthy Devarakonda ; IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA ; Rao Ladi, A. ; Zlotek, A. ; Mohindra, A.

In the single system UNIX, successful completion of a write system call implies a guarantee of adequate disk space for any new pages created by the system call. To support such a guarantee in a distributed file system designers need to solve the problems of accurately estimating the space needed, communication overhead, and fault tolerance. In the Calypso file system, which is a cluster-optimized, distributed UNIX file system, we solve these problems using an advance-reservation scheme. Measurements show that the overhead of this scheme for typical UNIX usage patterns is 1% to 3%

Published in:

Parallel and Distributed Processing, 1995. Proceedings. Seventh IEEE Symposium on

Date of Conference:

25-28 Oct 1995