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mNFS: Multicast-Based NFS Cluster

  • Woon-Gwun Lee
  • Chan-Ik Park
  • Dae-Woong Kim
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3038)

Abstract

NFS is a distributed file system which is widely used in UNIX environments. Many studies have been worked to improve its I/O performance and scalability. However, existing architectures, which have either single load balancer or meta server, could suffer from single-point-of-failure and unnecessary network delay. We propose a new NFS architecture called mNFS cluster to improve its scalability. Experimental results show that mNFS outperforms both Linux NFS and NFSp by 64% and 99%, respectively.

Keywords

Multicast Group Cluster Node Control Node Request Transmission Meta Server 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Woon-Gwun Lee
    • 1
  • Chan-Ik Park
    • 1
  • Dae-Woong Kim
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Engineering/PIRLPohang University of Science and TechnologyPohang, KyungbukRepublic of Korea

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