An empirical study of a highly available file system

Brian D. Noble, M. Satyanarayanan
1994 Performance Evaluation Review  
In this paper we present results from a six-month empmcal study of the high availabilityy aspectsof the Coda Fde System. We report on the service failures experienced by Coda chents, and show that such failures are masked successfully. We also explore the effectweness and resource costs of key aspects of wruer rephcatiorr and Acortrrecfed operatmrt, the two high avadability mechamsms of Coda. Wherever possible, we compare our measurements to simulation-based predictions from earlier papers and
more » ... o anecdotal evidence from users. Finally, we explore how users take advantage of the support provided by Coda for mobile computing
doi:10.1145/183019.183033 fatcat:p2ejewuxojfytcgpw7m5y4eabm