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Most of currently deployed Grid systems employ hierarchical or centralized approaches to simplify system management. However, the approaches cannot satisfy the requirements of complex Grid applications which involve hundreds or thousands of geographically distributed nodes. This paper proposes a Dynamic and Scalable Storage Management (DSSM) architecture(More)
The explosive growth of data generated worldwide by information digitization has been identified as the key driver of storage system evolution. In this paper, we discuss the existing storage system architectures and pose the challenges they are facing. Drawing inspiration from Grid computing community, we propose to design a storage Grid enabled by Grid(More)
The explosive growth of data generated by information digitization has been identified as the key driver to escalate storage requirements. It is becoming a big challenge to design a resilient and scalable interconnection network which consolidates hundreds even thousands of storage nodes to satisfy both the bandwidth and storage capacity requirements. This(More)
Due to the explosive increase of data, storage Grid is a new model for deploying and managing storage resources distributed across multiple systems and networks, making efficient use of available storage capacity. Building a storage Grid demands corresponding protocols and standards to provide interoperability among the large number of heterogeneous storage(More)
Flash memory is a non-volatile memory which can be electrically erased and reprogrammed. Its major advantages such as small physical size, no mechanical components, low power consumption, and high performance have made it likely to replace the magnetic disk drives in more and more systems. However, flash memory has four specific features which are different(More)