Implementation and Evaluation of a Multimedia File System

  title={Implementation and Evaluation of a Multimedia File System},
  author={T. Niranjan and Tzi-cker Chiueh and Gerhard A. Schloss},
This paper describes the implementation and evaluation of MMFS, a MultiMedia File System that extends the UNIX File System (UFS) speciically for interactive multimedia applications. MMFS supports a two-dimensional le structure for single-medium editing and multiple-media playback environments. The API allows the communication of application-speciic information to MMFS for performance optimization. MMFS signiicantly improves interactive playback performance by supporting intelligent prefetching… CONTINUE READING
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