Blutopia: Stackable storage for cluster management

  title={Blutopia: Stackable storage for cluster management},
  author={F{\'a}bio Oliveira and Gorka Guardiola and Jay A. Patel and Eric Van Hensbergen},
  journal={2007 IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing},
The complexity of todaypsilas computer systems poses a challenge to system administrators. Current systems comprise a multitude of inter-related software components running on different servers. In this paper, we propose the use of the stackable storage mechanism as the foundation of centralized systems management. At the management level, we show how this mechanism can be used to implement an infrastructure that allows administrators to perform typical tasks fast and effortlessly. In… CONTINUE READING
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