File Archive Activity in a Supercomputing Environment

  title={File Archive Activity in a Supercomputing Environment},
  author={David W. Jensen and Daniel A. Reed},
  booktitle={International Conference on Supercomputing},
The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois typifies current, high-performance computing centers that support a diverse user base of both academic and industrial accounts. The data requirements of this user community, coupled with resource constraints, mandate the use of an archival file system. This paper analyzes the spatial and temporal patterns of file archive transactions on the NCSA file archive. Analysis of archive transaction traces shows… CONTINUE READING