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Mahasen: Distributed Storage Resource Broker

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Modern day systems are facing an avalanche of data, and they are being forced to handle more and more data intensive use cases. These data comes in many forms and shapes: Sensors (RFID, Near Field Communication, Weather Sensors), transaction logs, Web, social networks etc. As an example, weather sensors across the world generate a large amount of data throughout the year. Handling these and similar data require scalable, efficient, reliable and very large storages with support for efficient metadata based searching. This paper present Mahasen, a highly scalable storage for high volume data intensive applications built on top of a peer-to-peer layer. In addition to scalable storage, Mahasen also supports efficient searching, built on top of the Distributed Hash table (DHT)


  • File System
  • Master Node
  • Distribute Hash Table
  • Property Tree
  • Hadoop Distribute File System

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Perera, K.D.A.K.S., Kishanthan, T., Perera, H.A.S., Madola, D.T.H.V., Walpola, M., Perera, S. (2013). Mahasen: Distributed Storage Resource Broker. In: Hsu, CH., Li, X., Shi, X., Zheng, R. (eds) Network and Parallel Computing. NPC 2013. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 8147. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

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