Resolving File Conflicts in the Ficus File System

  title={Resolving File Conflicts in the Ficus File System},
  author={Peter L. Reiher and John S. Heidemann and David Ratner and Gregory Skinner and Gerald J. Popek},
  booktitle={USENIX Summer},
Ficus is a flexible replication facility with optimistic concurrency control designed to span a wide range of scales and network environments. Optimistic concurrency control provides rapid local access and high availability of files for update in the face of disconnection, at the cost of occasional conflicts that are only discovered when the system is reconnected. Ficus reliably detects all possible conflicts. Many conflicts can be automatically resolved by recognizing the file type and… CONTINUE READING
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