Algorithms for Automatic Data Replication in Grid Environment

  • Renata Słota
  • Łukasz Skitał
  • Darin Nikolow
  • Jacek Kitowski
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3911)


Replication methods can be used for shortening the data access time in Grid environment with heterogeneous storage resources. In this paper we describe the algorithms for automatic replication implemented by us in two grid projects having different requirements concerning data storage.


Access Pattern Grid Environment Replication Strategy Grid Project Current System State 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Renata Słota
    • 1
  • Łukasz Skitał
    • 1
  • Darin Nikolow
    • 1
  • Jacek Kitowski
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Computer ScienceAGH-USTKrakówPoland
  2. 2.Academic Computer Center CYFRONETKrakówPoland

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