[OpenAFS] pre-fetch cache
Tue, 19 Jul 2005 10:11:54 -0500
> On Jul 19, 2005, at 4:42 PM, Ken Aaker wrote:
>> Hi Jim,
>> I browsed through the paper and it looks close to what I was
>> thinking about, so I'd suspect that the general conclusions probably
>> still hold true.
>> If there were iAFS servers introduced, I think they would be "delay
>> servers". What I was thinking was a little different, and might be
>> something that I read about in one of the IBM "Storage Tank"
>> descriptions. I was thinking that the file server would use a
>> callback to the clients to say that "the chunk that you want is at
>> this address (of a closeby client cache) with this ID". The chunk
>> could be transferred and the chunk registered with the fileserver
>> when the transfer is done???
> Are you sure it wasn't "Distributed Stoarge Tank"?
> Since the simple "storage tank" has nothing to do with real
> distributed file systems since they don't distribute the files
> themselves but the calls to the devices. (In this case the storage
That sounds more reasonable... I'm still fuzzy this morning. I may have
to go for a caffeine IV.