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 ====== Block reORGanization for Self-optimizing Storage Systems ====== ====== Block reORGanization for Self-optimizing Storage Systems ======
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 ===== Authors ===== ===== Authors =====
 +  * [[http://​www.cs.fiu.edu/​~mbhad001/​|Medha Bhadkamkar]]
 +  * [[http://​www.cs.fiu.edu/​~jguer022/​|Jorge Guerra]]
 +  * [[http://​www.cs.fiu.edu/​~lusec001/​|Luis Useche]]
 +  * Sam Burnett
 +  * Jason Liptak
 +  * [[http://​www.cs.fiu.edu/​~raju/​|Raju Rangaswami]]
 +  * [[http://​users.cs.fiu.edu/​~vagelis/​|Vagelis Hristidis]]
  
 +===== Abstract =====
 +This paper presents the design, implementation,​ and evaluation of
 +BORG, a self-optimizing storage system that performs ​
 +//automatic block reorganization//​ based on the observed I/O
 +workload.
 +
 +BORG is motivated by three characteristics of I/O workloads:
 +non-uniform access frequency distribution,​ temporal locality, and
 +partial determinism in non-sequential accesses.
 +To achieve its objective, BORG manages a small, dedicated partition
 +on the disk drive, with the goal of servicing a majority of the I/O
 +requests from within this partition with significantly reduced seek
 +and rotational delays.
 +
 +BORG is transparent to the rest of the storage stack, including
 +applications,​ file system(s), and I/O schedulers, thereby requiring no
 +or minimal modification to storage stack implementations.
 +We evaluated a Linux implementation of BORG using several
 +real-world workloads, including individual user desktop environments,​
 +a web-server, a virtual machine monitor, and an SVN server.
 +These experiments comprehensively demonstrate BORG's effectiveness
 +in improving I/O performance and its incurred resource overhead.
  
-===== Introduction ===== 
 ===== Publications ===== ===== Publications =====
  
 +  * **BORG: Block-reORGanization for Self-optimizing Storage Systems** {{borg-fast09.pdf|pdf}} {{borg-fast09.ps|ps}}\\ Medha Bhadkamkar, Jorge Guerra, Luis Useche, Sam Burnett†, Jason Liptak, Raju Rangaswami, and Vagelis Hristidis\\ Proceedings of File and Storage Technologies (FAST), February, 2009.
 +
 +===== Code =====
 +
 +The code of BORG is not ready to be released. We hope to have a version ready some time soon. However, BORG has similarities to one of our previous projects -- [[..:​exces:​start|EXCES]]. Several details are the same in both projects and thus the EXCES code can be used as reference.
 +
 +
 +===== Traces =====
 +
 +The traces we use to evaluate BORG are available at: [[resources:​start#​traces]]
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