Dynamic data reallocation in disk arrays

@article{Arnan2007DynamicDR,
  title={Dynamic data reallocation in disk arrays},
  author={Ron Arnan and Eitan Bachmat and Tao-Kai Lam and Ruben Michel},
  journal={TOS},
  year={2007},
  volume={3},
  pages={2:1-2:16}
}
We present an application which optimizes the configuration of data in a disk array. The application relies on very little input data which is readily available from many storage devices. We validate the application in a controlled experiment and in a production environment. In both cases, the reconfiguration process led to a 20--30% improvement in response… CONTINUE READING