A Blockchain-Based Decentralized Data Storage and Access Framework for PingER

  title={A Blockchain-Based Decentralized Data Storage and Access Framework for PingER},
  author={Saqib Ali and Guojun Wang and Bebo White and Roger Leslie Cottrell},
  journal={2018 17th IEEE International Conference On Trust, Security And Privacy In Computing And Communications/ 12th IEEE International Conference On Big Data Science And Engineering (TrustCom/BigDataSE)},
  • Saqib Ali, Guojun Wang, R. Cottrell
  • Published 1 August 2018
  • Computer Science
  • 2018 17th IEEE International Conference On Trust, Security And Privacy In Computing And Communications/ 12th IEEE International Conference On Big Data Science And Engineering (TrustCom/BigDataSE)
The blockchain is an innovative technology which opened doors to new applications for solving numerous problems in distributed environments. [] Key Method In the proposed framework, metadata of the files are stored on the blockchain whereas the actual files are stored off-chain through DHT at multiple locations using a peer-to-peer network of PingER Monitoring Agents. This will provide decentralized storage, distributed processing, and efficient lookup capabilities to the PingER framework.

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