UPGRAID : Usage-base striPe replicatinG RAID

Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks (RAID) is the standard for large scale, fault-tolerant storage solutions. The various RAID levels combine space and/or performance optimization to meet the needs of the user. In the paper we introduce UPGRAID, which can be seen as a new RAID level built upon RAID5. The idea behind UPGRAID is that, by allocating a small… CONTINUE READING