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COMP520 - NomadFS: A Block Migrating Distributed File System

20

Mar

2013

A distributed file system is a file system that is spread across multiple machines. This report describes the block-based distributed file system NomadFS. NomadFS is designed for small scale distributed settings, such as those that exist in computer laboratories and cluster computers. It implements features, such as caching and block migration, which are aimed at improving the performance of shared data in such a setting.

This report includes a discussion of the design and implementation of NomadFS, including relevant background. It also includes performance measurements, such as scalability.

Author(s): 
Sam Weston
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