Object-based storage

@article{Mesnier2003ObjectbasedS,
  title={Object-based storage},
  author={Michael P. Mesnier and Gregory R. Ganger and Erik Riedel},
  journal={IEEE Commun. Mag.},
  year={2003},
  volume={41},
  pages={84-90}
}
Storage technology has enjoyed considerable growth since the first disk drive was introduced nearly 50 years ago, in part facilitated by the slow and steady evolution of storage interfaces (SCSI and ATA/IDE). The stability of these interfaces has allowed continual advances in both storage devices and applications, without frequent changes to the standards. However, the interface ultimately determines the functionality supported by the devices, and current interfaces are holding system designers… 

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