Towards A Grid File System Based On A Large-Scale BLOB Management Service

Viet-Trung Tran 1 Gabriel Antoniu 1 Bogdan Nicolae 1 Luc Bougé 1
1 KerData - Scalable Storage for Clouds and Beyond
Inria Rennes – Bretagne Atlantique , IRISA-D1 - SYSTÈMES LARGE ÉCHELLE
Abstract : This paper addresses the problem of building a grid file system for applications that need to manipulate huge data, distributed and concurrently accessed at a very large scale. In this paper we explore how this goal could be reached through a cooperation between the Gfarm grid file system and BlobSeer, a distributed object management system specifically designed for huge data management under heavy concurrency. The resulting BLOB-based grid file system exhibits scalable file access performance in scenarios where huge files are subject to massive, concurrent, fine-grain accesses. This is demonstrated through preliminary experiments of our prototype, conducted on the Grid'5000 testbed.
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Viet-Trung Tran, Gabriel Antoniu, Bogdan Nicolae, Luc Bougé. Towards A Grid File System Based On A Large-Scale BLOB Management Service. CoreGRID ERCIM Working Group Workshop on Grids, P2P and Service computing, Aug 2009, Delft, Netherlands. ⟨inria-00425232v3⟩

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