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ACM Transactions on Storage (TOS), Volume 5 Issue 2, June 2009

Efficient management of idleness in storage systems
Ningfang Mi, Alma Riska, Qi Zhang, Evgenia Smirni, Erik Riedel
Article No.: 4
DOI: 10.1145/1534912.1534913

Various activities that intend to enhance performance, reliability, and availability of storage systems are scheduled with low priority and served during idle times. Under such conditions, idleness becomes a valuable “resource” that...

POTSHARDS—a secure, recoverable, long-term archival storage system
Mark W. Storer, Kevin M. Greenan, Ethan L. Miller, Kaladhar Voruganti
Article No.: 5
DOI: 10.1145/1534912.1534914

Users are storing ever-increasing amounts of information digitally, driven by many factors including government regulations and the public's desire to digitally record their personal histories. Unfortunately, many of the security mechanisms that...

Storing semi-structured data on disk drives
Medha Bhadkamkar, Fernando Farfan, Vagelis Hristidis, Raju Rangaswami
Article No.: 6
DOI: 10.1145/1534912.1534915

Applications that manage semi-structured data are becoming increasingly commonplace. Current approaches for storing semi-structured data use existing storage machinery; they either map the data to relational databases, or use a combination of flat...