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Pyramid: A large-scale array-oriented active storage system

Viet-Trung Tran 1 Bogdan Nicolae 2 Gabriel Antoniu 1 Luc Bougé 1 
1 KerData - Scalable Storage for Clouds and Beyond
Inria Rennes – Bretagne Atlantique , IRISA-D1 - SYSTÈMES LARGE ÉCHELLE
2 GRAND-LARGE - Global parallel and distributed computing
LRI - Laboratoire de Recherche en Informatique, LIFL - Laboratoire d'Informatique Fondamentale de Lille, UP11 - Université Paris-Sud - Paris 11, Inria Saclay - Ile de France, CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique : UMR8623
Abstract : The recent explosion in data sizes manipulated by distributed scientific applications has prompted the need to develop specialized storage systems capable to deal with specific access patterns in a scalable fashion. In this context, a large class of applications focuses on parallel array processing: small parts of huge multi-dimensional arrays are concurrently accessed by a large number of clients, both for reading and writing. A specialized storage system that deals with such an access pattern faces several challenges at the level of data/metadata management. We introduce Pyramid, an active array-oriented storage system that addresses these challenges and shows promising results in our initial evaluation.
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Viet-Trung Tran, Bogdan Nicolae, Gabriel Antoniu, Luc Bougé. Pyramid: A large-scale array-oriented active storage system. LADIS 2011: The 5th Workshop on Large Scale Distributed Systems and Middleware, Sep 2011, Seattle, United States. ⟨inria-00627665⟩



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