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A Fast Array of Wimpy Nodes

@inproceedings{Andersen2008AFA,
  title={A Fast Array of Wimpy Nodes},
  author={David G. Andersen and Jason Franklin and Amar Phanishayee and Lawrence Tan and Vijay Vasudevan},
  year={2008}
}
This paper introduces the FAWN—Fast Array of Wimpy Nodes—cluster architecture for providing fast, scalable, and power-efficient key-value storage. A FAWN links together a large number of tiny nodes built using embedded processors and small amounts (2–16GB) of flash memory into an ensemble capable of handling 700 queries per second per node, while consuming fewer than 6 watts of power per node. We have designed and implemented a clustered key-value storage system, FAWN-DHT, that runs atop these… 
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