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• Apps store data on widely-spread resources – Testbeds, Grids, data centers, etc. – Yet there's no universal storage layer • What's so hard about the wide-area? – Failures and latency and bandwidth, oh my! Apps Handle Wide-Area Differently • CoralCDN prefers low delay to strong consistency • Google stores email near consumer (Coral Sloppy DHT) (Gmail's(More)
WheelFS is a secure wide-area distributed file system that gives applications fine-grained control over the various trade-offs inherent in wide-area storage. Because of the security risks of running a wide-area application on the public Internet, WheelFS aims to allow for secure operation in an untrusted network with untrusted clients, while still enforcing(More)
The MIT Faculty has made this article openly available. Please share how this access benefits you. Your story matters. Abstract WheelFS is a wide-area distributed storage system intended to help multi-site applications share data and gain fault tolerance. WheelFS takes the form of a distributed file system with a familiar POSIX interface. Its design allows(More)
One year as an undergraduate and one year as a staff research associate in the Acted in a directorial and technical capacity over technical operations: network design and topology planning, software development, consulting projects, and short-term research. During my three years with the company, ArosNet grew from its inception to become the third largest(More)
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