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Serverless Network File Systems Thomas E. Anderson, Michael D. Dahlin, Jeanna M. Neefe,

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Serverless Network File Systems
Thomas E. Anderson, Michael D. Dahlin, Jeanna M. Neefe,
David A. Patterson, Drew S. Roselli, and Randolph Y. Wang
Computer Science Division
University of California at Berkeley
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Versions of this work appear in the 15th ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (December 1995) and the ACM Transactions on Computer
Systems (February 1996).
In this paper, we propose a new paradigm for network file
system design, serverless network file systems. While
traditional network file systems rely on a central server
machine, a serverless system utilizes workstations
cooperating as peers to provide all file system services. Any


Source: Anderson, Tom - Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington at Seattle
Dahlin, Michael D. - Department of Computer Sciences, University of Texas at Austin


Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences