Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Pages 1-10
  3. Pages 11-49
  4. Pages 51-60
  5. Pages 61-75
  6. Pages 77-115
  7. Pages 117-152
  8. Pages 153-181
  9. Pages 183-220
  10. Pages 221-231
  11. Pages 233-238
  12. Back Matter

About this book


This book is based on the author's PhD thesis which was selected during the 1993 ACM Doctoral Dissertation Competition as one of the three best submissions.
The focus of this work is on the issue of availability in distributed file systems. It presents the important new technique called disconnected operation, in which clients mask failures and voluntary network detachments by emulating the functionality of servers where actual server-oriented solutions are inadequate. This permits client operation even under complete isolation from the server; the clean integration of mobile computers into the system is an important side-effect of the new technique. The design and implementation of disconnected file service in a working system, the Coda file system, is described in detail.


Coda File-System Disconnected Operation Klient/Server Systeme Mobiles Rechnen Verteilte File-Systeme client/server systems coda file system distributed file system distributed file systems file system mobile computing

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-60627-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-48502-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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