Pangaea: a symbiotic wide-area file system

@inproceedings{Saito2002PangaeaAS,
  title={Pangaea: a symbiotic wide-area file system},
  author={Yasushi Saito and Christos T. Karamanolis},
  booktitle={ACM SIGOPS European Workshop},
  year={2002}
}
Pangaea is a planetary-scale file system designed for large, multi-national corporations or groups of collaborating users spread over the world. Its goal is to handle people's daily storage needs---e.g., document sharing, software development, and data crunching---that can be write intensive. Pangaea uses pervasive replication to achieve low access latency and high availability. It creates replicas dynamically whenever and wherever requested, and builds a random graph of replicas for each file… CONTINUE READING