Prism: Providing Flexible and Fast Filesystem Cloning Service for Virtual Servers

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This paper describes a prototype virtualized file system, Prism, for supporting hosted servers and utility computing. Prism provides a filesystem service that allows lightweight creation of filesystems for new users from existing filesystems. All users’ filesystems are mutable and yet isolated from each other. In our experiments, new filesystems can be… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-89856-6_20

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