Efficient Batched Synchronization in Dropbox-Like Cloud Storage Services

@inproceedings{Li2013EfficientBS,
  title={Efficient Batched Synchronization in Dropbox-Like Cloud Storage Services},
  author={Zhenhua Li and Christo Wilson and Zhefu Jiang and Yao Liu and Ben Y. Zhao and Cheng Jin and Zhi-Li Zhang and Yafei Dai},
  booktitle={Middleware},
  year={2013}
}
As tools for personal storage, file synchronization and data sharing, cloud storage services such as Dropbox have quickly gained popularity. These services provide users with ubiquitous, reliable data storage that can be automatically synced across multiple devices, and also shared among a group of users. To minimize the network overhead, cloud storage services employ binary diff, data compression, and other mechanisms when transferring updates among users. However, despite these optimizations… CONTINUE READING
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