P2P Storage Systems

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has title::Placement Strategies For P2P Storage Systems
status: finished
Master: project within::Parallel and Distributed Computer Systems
Student name: student name::Abhishek Kumar Singh
number: student number::1735500
Dates
Start start date:=2009/02/16
End end date:=2009/08/15
Supervision
Supervisor: Guillaume Pierre, Ernst Biersack
Second reader: has second reader::Maarten Van Steen
Company: has company::Eurecom
Poster: has poster::Media:Media:Posternaam.pdf

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Abstract

The goal of the thesis is to identify the optimal placement strategy that places pieces on peers such that the data can be stored reliably and maximizes the amount of stored data. The redundancy scheme that we are interested in is the erasure coding. In a large network, there exists peers which have different availability ratios and have different availability pattern. We aim to exploit this to reliably store as much data as possible. The thesis aims to provide some theoretical insights in the problem and provide an optimal strategy through experiments.