Allocating data and workload among multiple servers in a local area network

@article{Lee1995AllocatingDA,
  title={Allocating data and workload among multiple servers in a local area network},
  author={Heeseok Lee and Taeho Park},
  journal={Inf. Syst.},
  year={1995},
  volume={20},
  pages={261-269}
}
Local area networks (LANs) have become indispensable in today’s highly competitive business environment. A LAN connects multiple file servers for many concurrent information retrievals. The system administrator has to resolve two allocation problems, workload and data. The allocation decisions are interrelated; a transaction is routed to the server that contains the data items requested. Affinity-based workload allocation is employed, and the database is thus fragmented into data files that are… CONTINUE READING
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