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ACM Transactions on Storage (TOS), Volume 2 Issue 2, May 2006

Authentication and integrity in outsourced databases
Einar Mykletun, Maithili Narasimha, Gene Tsudik
Pages: 107-138
DOI: 10.1145/1149976.1149977
In the Outsourced Database (ODB) model, entities outsource their data management needs to a third-party service provider. Such a service provider offers mechanisms for its clients to create, store, update, and access (query) their databases. This...

Using MEMS-based storage in computer systems---device modeling and management
Bo Hong, Scott A. Brandt, Darrell D. E. Long, Ethan L. Miller, Ying Lin
Pages: 139-160
DOI: 10.1145/1149976.1149978
MEMS-based storage is an emerging nonvolatile secondary storage technology. It promises high performance, high storage density, and low power consumption. With fundamentally different architectural designs from magnetic disk, MEMS-based storage...

On incremental file system development
Erez Zadok, Rakesh Iyer, Nikolai Joukov, Gopalan Sivathanu, Charles P. Wright
Pages: 161-196
DOI: 10.1145/1149976.1149979
Developing file systems from scratch is difficult and error prone. Using layered, or stackable, file systems is a powerful technique to incrementally extend the functionality of existing file systems on commodity OSes at runtime. In this article, we...

Spin MOSFETs as a basis for spintronics
Satoshi Sugahara, Masaaki Tanaka
Pages: 197-219
DOI: 10.1145/1149976.1149980
This article reviews a recently proposed new class of spin transistors referred to as spin metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors (spin MOSFETs), and their integrated circuit applications. The fundamental device structures, operating...