A simulation of a distributed file system

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dc.contributor.advisor Heliotis, James
dc.contributor.advisor Kitchen, Andrew
dc.contributor.advisor Lutz, Peter
dc.contributor.author Stanley, Alan
dc.date.accessioned 2012-11-29T19:07:20Z
dc.date.available 2012-11-29T19:07:20Z
dc.date.issued 1987
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1850/15497
dc.description.abstract This thesis presents a simulation of a distributed file system. It is a simplified version of the distributed file system found in the LOCUS distributed operating system. The simulation models a network of multiuser computers of any configuration. The number of sites in the network can range from a minimum of three sites to a maximum of twenty. A simple database management system is supported that allows the creation of an indexed database for reading and updating records. The distributed file system supports a transaction mechanism, record level locking, file replication and update propagation, and network transparency. To test the effect of site failures and network partitioning on the distributed file system, a facility is provided to "crash", "reboot", and "jump to" random sites in the network.
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject Database management system en_US
dc.subject Distributed operating system en_US
dc.subject LOCUS operating system en_US
dc.subject Network configuration en_US
dc.subject Thesis en_US
dc.subject UNIX en_US
dc.subject.lcc QA76.9.D5 S735 1987
dc.subject.lcsh Electronic data processing--Distributed processing--Simulation methods
dc.subject.lcsh Operating systems (Computers)--Simulation methods
dc.subject.lcsh LOCUS (Computer file)
dc.title A simulation of a distributed file system
dc.type Thesis
dc.description.college B. Thomas Golisano College of Computer and Information Sciences
dc.description.department Department of Computer Science

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