Connecting Disk Arrays Directly to the Grid

  title={Connecting Disk Arrays Directly to the Grid},
  author={F. Wang and Sining Wu and Na Helian and S. Thompson and Ian Johnson and David Milward and Rachael Maddock and Yuankai Guo and Jean Bacon and Jin Xiong and Ninghui Sun},
  journal={INTERMAG 2006 - IEEE International Magnetics Conference},
We have historically seen Network-attached Storage (NAS) replacing traditional server-attached storage in most cases. The concept of developing the grid-attached storage microkernel is offloading most of server functionality in Linux and Globus. A grid-attached storage appliance has a processor, a microkernel, and file I/O protocols. The grid-attached… CONTINUE READING