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Reliability of modular mesh-connected intelligent storage brick systems

C. Fleiner, R. B. Garner, J. L. Hafner, KK Rao, D. R. Kenchammana-Hosekote, W. W. Wilcke, J. S. Glider
2006 IBM Journal of Research and Development  
This paper examines the hardware reliability and deferred maintenance of intelligent storage brick (ISB) systems assuming a mesh-connected collection of bricks in which each brick includes processing power  ...  A key objective of the IBM Intelligent Bricks project is to create a highly reliable system from commodity components.  ...  * Trademark, service mark, or registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation. ** Trademark, service mark, or registered trademark of SPARC International, Inc. in the United States,  ... 
doi:10.1147/rd.502.0199 fatcat:5ku5iszrmngm7ohrk76eh2ykzu

Power-aware code scheduling for clusters of active disks

S.W. Son, G. Chen, M. Kandemir
2005 ISLPED '05. Proceedings of the 2005 International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design, 2005.  
In this paper, we take the idea of application-level processing on disks to one level further, and focus on an architecture, called Cluster of Active Disks (CAD), where the storage system contains a network  ...  More specifically, we address the problem of code scheduling with the goal of minimizing the power consumption on the disk system.  ...  SCHEDULING FOR ACTIVE DISKS 4.1 High-Level View Recall that our objective is to program a modular storage system based on collection of active disks.  ... 
doi:10.1109/lpe.2005.195530 fatcat:z3kvwme5njgnlm3tr6abs4xmcu

Power-aware code scheduling for clusters of active disks

S. W. Son, G. Chen, M. Kandemir
2005 Proceedings of the 2005 international symposium on Low power electronics and design - ISLPED '05  
In this paper, we take the idea of application-level processing on disks to one level further, and focus on an architecture, called Cluster of Active Disks (CAD), where the storage system contains a network  ...  More specifically, we address the problem of code scheduling with the goal of minimizing the power consumption on the disk system.  ...  SCHEDULING FOR ACTIVE DISKS 4.1 High-Level View Recall that our objective is to program a modular storage system based on collection of active disks.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1077603.1077671 dblp:conf/islped/SonCK05 fatcat:aylbkne4xrcbhcmfozg3oczkkm

Hardware Architecture Review of Swarm Robotics System: Self-Reconfigurability, Self-Reassembly, and Self-Replication

Madhav Patil, Tamer Abukhalil, Tarek Sobh
2013 ISRN Robotics  
In this paper, we present a comprehensive study on hardware architecture and several other important aspects of modular swarm robots, such as self-reconfigurability, self-replication, and self-assembly  ...  In robotics intelligence, self-assembly and self-reconfigurability are among the most important characteristics as they can add additional capabilities and functionality to swarm robots.  ...  Conflict of interests The authors declare no conflicts of interest and have no direct financial relation with the commercial identity mentioned in the paper.  ... 
doi:10.5402/2013/849606 fatcat:qrhn2qyyybdu3m6473cpisxewe

Design of Active and Passive Solar Elements for Sustainable Contemporary Architecture

Raquel SO Coelho R
2014 Journal of Architectural Engineering Technology  
This novel modular system comprises several multifunctional technical parts. A prototype of the thermodynamic module was constructed with selected cork, ceramic, glass and copper materials.  ...  They combine passive solar features like solar protection, solar thermal energy storage, ventilated and Trombe wall effects with active solar thermal collectors and photovoltaic systems.  ...  of the modular technological product system [19] .  ... 
doi:10.4172/2168-9717.1000132 fatcat:pconipd24fcsnjrmulkyxlltiq

A Custom Approach for a Flexible, Real-Time and Reliable Software Defined Utility

Agustín Zaballos, Joan Navarro, Ramon Martín De Pozuelo
2018 Sensors  
More specifically, the implementation of a smart grid's data storage and management system prototype by means of SDUs is introduced, which exhibits the feasibility of this alternative approach.  ...  This system features a hybrid cloud architecture able to meet the data storage requirements of electric utilities and adapt itself to their ever-evolving needs.  ...  Joan Navarro led the development of the HCDM system, replication policies, and the experimental evaluation.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s18030718 pmid:29495599 pmcid:PMC5876631 fatcat:bnituf4ia5cdpjbtdvtqseujbu

The evolution of Army wearable computers

M.J. Zieniewicz, D.C. Johnson, C. Wong, J.D. Flatt
2002 IEEE pervasive computing  
The next iteration of the Soldier's Computer shifted from a proprietary brick design to an open system-bus wearable design.  ...  LEMO (a manufacturer of various specialty connectors) and militarytype circular connectors were used on all external connections for strength and reliability under harsh conditions.InterfaceTo interface  ... 
doi:10.1109/mprv.2002.1158276 fatcat:lk4d7tdnbbe2boqvduvhwhewtu

Brume - A Horizontally Scalable and Fault Tolerant Building Operating System

Almir Mehanovic, Thomas Heine Rasmussen, Mikkel Baun Kjargaard
2018 2018 IEEE/ACM Third International Conference on Internet-of-Things Design and Implementation (IoTDI)  
We present Brume, a building operating system which logically provides the same kind of service oriented architecture as a modern building operating system, while physically it runs on the same fabric  ...  The physically centralized nature of current building automation systems increases complexity and has limited scalability and fault tolerance.  ...  Mesh routing is used to deliver on requirements for reliable networking.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iotdi.2018.00018 dblp:conf/iotdi/MehanovicRK18 fatcat:xsrqlgn4dngujiktfb4a5hpsmq

Data center evolution

Krishna Kant
2009 Computer Networks  
We define a layered model for such data centers and provide a detailed treatment of state of the art and emerging challenges in storage, networking, management and power/thermal aspects.  ...  Data centers form a key part of the infrastructure upon which a variety of information technology services are built.  ...  Bhuvan Urgaonkar of Pennsylvania State University for his substantial contributions to the Storage and Power/Thermal sections of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comnet.2009.10.004 fatcat:7tfgno3j45bwnlljd6f6iww6jy

Culture, embodiment and genes: unravelling the triple helix

M. Wheeler, A. Clark
2008 Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences  
In what follows we explore this mismatch by focusing on three key ideas: cognitive niche construction, cognitive modularity, and the existence (or otherwise) of an evolved universal human nature.  ...  required of individual brains.  ...  E511139/1, and to Wheeler from the AHRC as part of project AH/F002963/1.  ... 
doi:10.1098/rstb.2008.0135 pmid:18801719 pmcid:PMC2607343 fatcat:uykyrcz3m5do7oaow4rxpvtymu

Advancing IoT Platforms Interoperability [chapter]

Ovidiu Vermesan
2018 Advancing IoT Platforms Interoperability  
An IoT platform can be defined as an intelligent layer that connects the things to the network and that abstracts applications from the things with the goal to enable the development of services.  ...  Hardware connectivity platforms are used for connecting the edge devices and processing the data outside the datacentre (edge computing/fog computing), and program the devices to make decisions on the  ...  Commercial Build device independent, connected applications with strong business process integration; Deploy systems at global scale; Run secure, reliable and scalable operations.  ... 
doi:10.13052/rp-9788770220057 fatcat:ywidi6swsfboxpqwoq5qsddgbu

Semantically Enhancing Collections of Library and Non-Library Content

James E. Powell, Linn Marks Collins, Mark L. Martinez
2010 D-Lib Magazine  
Approaches to Enhanced Storage System Reliability The sections above detail the challenges of developing large scale storage systems.  ...  Fortunately, today's storage systems include various levels of redundancy to tolerate failures and ensure robust connectivity.  ... 
doi:10.1045/july2010-powell fatcat:kaxmjgbatfci7o7c3a6aca7uji

Grids and Grid technologies for wide-area distributed computing

Mark Baker, Rajkumar Buyya, Domenico Laforenza
2002 Software, Practice & Experience  
A number of teams have conducted experimental studies on the cooperative use of geographically distributed resources unified to act as a single powerful computer.  ...  This paper aims to present the state-of-the-art of Grid computing and attempts to survey the major international efforts in developing this emerging technology.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to acknowledge all developers of the systems or projects described in this article.  ... 
doi:10.1002/spe.488 fatcat:qcgblfolg5aori5m4fncgqdhsy

Monitoring Ancient Buildings: Real Deployment of an IoT System enhanced by UAVs and Virtual Reality

Manlio Bacco, Paolo Barsocchi, Pietro Cassara, Danila Germanese, Alberto Gotta, Giuseppe Riccardo Leone, Davide Moroni, Maria Antonietta Pascali, Marco Tampucci
2020 IEEE Access  
Having a scalable and reliable monitoring system plays an important role in the Structural Health Monitoring (SHM): therefore, this paper proposes an Internet of Things (IoT) architecture for a remote  ...  The historical buildings of a nation are the tangible signs of its history and culture.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work was carried out in the framework of the MOSCARDO project.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2980359 fatcat:nn5jtpwfdndoxhvxiqgrwkxh3e

A Holistic Review of Cybersecurity and Reliability Perspectives in Smart Airports

Nickolaos Koroniotis, Nickolaos Koroniotis, Nour Moustafa, Nour Moustafa, Francesco Schiliro, Francesco Schiliro, Praveen Gauravaram, Praveen Gauravaram, Helge Janicke
2020 IEEE Access  
Thus, to ensure reliability of services, it is imperative to develop robust cyber-defence methods that ensure the swift detection of security flaws in critical networks and connected systems [135] .  ...  Threat intelligence is comprised of two main components, threat intelligence feeds and threat intelligence platforms (TIP).  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3036728 fatcat:7kbdcvfwmvextpmrgo4mc2qgyq
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