Fjord: Informed storage management for smartphones

@article{Kim2013FjordIS,
  title={Fjord: Informed storage management for smartphones},
  author={Hyojun Kim and Umakishore Ramachandran},
  journal={2013 IEEE 29th Symposium on Mass Storage Systems and Technologies (MSST)},
  year={2013},
  pages={1-5}
}
Smartphone applications are becoming more sophisticated and require high storage performance. Unfortunately, the OS storage software stack is not well engineered to support flash-based storage used in smartphones. On top of that, storage software stack is configured to be too conservative due to the fear of sudden power failures. We believe that this conservatism with respect to data reliability is misplaced considering that many of the popular apps (e.g., Web browsing, Facebook, Gmail) that… CONTINUE READING