Week 8: Distributed File Systems: chubby and parallel file systems

Lecture notes:
Distributed File Systems - Lecture notes
Distributed File Systems - Lecture slides (6 per page)
Supplemental notes:
Mike Burrows, The Chubby Lock Service for Loosely-Coupled Distributed Systems, Google Inc.,
OSDI'06: Seventh Symposium on Operating System Design and Implementation, Seattle, WA, November, 2006. (pdf)
The definitive paper on Google's Chubby lock service.
Google FS (GFS)
Sanjay Ghemawat, Howard Gobioff, and Shun-Tak Leung, The Google File System , 19th ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles, October, 2003.
Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS)
HDFS main page, hadoop.apache.org
HDFS Architecture Guide hadoop.apache.org
Hadoop Architecture video by Keyth McDonald, IBM DB2 WLM Team. (under 15 minutes long)
Kevin Modzelewski, How We've Scaled Dropbox, Computer Science Colloquium, Stanford Center for Professional Development.
Other stuff
Frank Schmuck and Roger Haskin, GPFS: A Shared-Disk File System for Large Computing Clusters . Proceedings of the FAST 2002 Conference on File and Storage Technologies, IBM Almaden Research Center San Jose, CA
xFS: Serverless Network File System, University of California, Berkeley
Google Megastore 3 Billion Writes And 20 Billion Read Transactions Daily, highscalability.com.
Google Spanner's Most Surprising Revelation: NoSQL Is Out And NewSQL Is In highscalability.com.
lock manager, name server, Chubby cell, replica, named locks, notification, Paxos
Chunkserver, master, chunk handle, opeartion log, chunk lease, chunk replication, data flow, control flow
NameNode, DataNode, blocks, Transaction log, FsImage
Blockserver, metaserver, notification server, load balancer