Team KerData

Overall Objectives
Scientific Foundations
Application Domains
New Results
Other Grants and Activities


Major publications by the team in recent years

G. Antoniu, L. Bougé, M. Jan.
JuxMem: An Adaptive Supportive Platform for Data Sharing on the Grid, in: Scalable Computing: Practice and Experience, 2005, vol. 6, no 33, p. 45-55
G. Antoniu, L. Cudennec, M. Ghareeb, O. Tatebe.
Building Hierarchical Grid Storage Using the Gfarm Global File System and the JuxMem Grid Data-Sharing Service, in: Euro-Par 2008 Parallel Processing, 14th International Euro-Par Conference, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer, University of Las Palmas, 2008, vol. 5168, p. 456-465
G. Antoniu, L. Cudennec, M. Jan, M. Duigou.
Performance scalability of the JXTA P2P framework, in: Proc. IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2007), Long Beach, USA, 2007, 108 p
G. Antoniu, J.-F. Deverge, S. Monnet.
How to bring together fault tolerance and data consistency to enable grid data sharing, in: Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, 2006, no 17, p. 1-19
L. Cudennec, G. Antoniu, L. Bougé.
CoRDAGe: towards transparent management of interactions between applications and ressources, in: International Workshop on Scalable Tools for High-End Computing (STHEC 2008), Kos, Greece, 2008, p. 13-24, Held in conjunction with the International Conference on Supercomputing (ICS 2008).

Publications of the year

Doctoral Dissertations and Habilitation Theses

G. Antoniu.
Contribution à la conception de services de partage de données pour les grilles de calcul, École Normale Supérieure de Cachan - Antenne de Bretagne, March 2009, Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches (Habilitation Thesis, HDR).
L. Cudennec.
CoRDAGe : Un service générique de co-déploiement et redéploiement d'applications sur grilles, University Rennes 1, January 2009, Ph. D. Thesis.

International Peer-Reviewed Conference/Proceedings

B. Nicolae, G. Antoniu, L. Bougé.
BlobSeer: How to Enable Efficient Versioning for Large Object Storage under Heavy Access Concurrency, in: 2nd International Workshop on Data Management in Peer-to-peer systems (DAMAP 2009), Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 2009, Held in conjunction with the EDBT/ICDT 2009 Joint Conference.
B. Nicolae, G. Antoniu, L. Bougé.
Enabling High Data Throughput in Desktop Grids Through Decentralized Data and Metadata Management: The BlobSeer Approach, in: Proc. 15th International European Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing (Euro-Par 2009), Delft, The Netherlands, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, TU Delft, 2009, no 5704, p. 404-416
V.-T. Tran, G. Antoniu, B. Nicolae, L. Bougé.
Towards A Grid File System Based On A Large-Scale BLOB Management Service, in: CoreGRID ERCIM Working Group Workshop on Grids, P2P and Service computing, Delft, The Netherlands, 2009, To appear. Held in conjunction with the 15th International Euro-Par Conference, Delft, The Netherlands.

Internal Reports

J. Cai.
BlobSeer Monitoring Service, INRIA, 2009, RT-0368.
A. Carpen-Amarie, J. Cai, L. Bougé, G. Antoniu, A. Costan.
Monitoring the BlobSeer distributed data-management platform using the MonALISA framework, INRIA, 2009, RR-7018.
A. Carpen-Amarie, J. Cai, A. Costan, G. Antoniu, L. Bougé.
Bringing Introspection Into the BlobSeer Data-Management System Using the MonALISA Distributed Monitoring Framework, INRIA, 2009, RR-7043.
L. Cudennec, G. Antoniu, L. Bougé.
Experimentations With CoRDAGe, A Generic Service For Co-Deploying and Re-Deploying Applications On Grids, INRIA, 2009, RR-7086.
B. Nicolae, D. Moise, G. Antoniu, L. Bougé, M. Dorier.
BlobSeer: Bringing High Throughput under Heavy Concurrency to Hadoop Map/Reduce Applications, INRIA, 2009, no RR-7140, A slightly revised version of this work will be published in the Proceedings of the 24th IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2010), Atlanta, April 2010.

Other Publications

J. Montes, B. Nicolae, G. Antoniu, A. Sánchez, María S. Pérez.
Using Global Behavior Modeling to Improve QoS in Large-scale Distributed Data Storage Services, 2009, Submitted for publication.

References in notes

Chirp protocol specification, 2009
Lightweight Data Replicator, 2009
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), 2009
The Eucalyptus project, 2009
Google App Engine, 2009
Google Docs, 2009
HadoopFS, 2009
Microsoft Azure, 2009
Microsoft Office Live, 2009
The Nimbus project, 2009
The XtreemOS project, 2009
B. Allcock, J. Bester, J. Bresnahan, A. L. Chervenak, I. Foster, C. Kesselman, S. Meder, V. Nefedova, D. Quesnel, S. Tuecke.
Data management and transfer in high-performance computational grid environments, in: Parallel Comput., 2002, vol. 28, no 5, p. 749–771
G. Antoniu, M. Bertier, E. Caron, F. Desprez, L. Bougé, M. Jan, S. Monnet, P. Sens.
GDS: An Architecture Proposal for a grid Data-Sharing Service, in: Future Generation Grids, CoreGRID series, Springer, 2006, p. 133-152.
G. Antoniu, L. Bougé, M. Jan.
JuxMem: An Adaptive Supportive Platform for Data Sharing on the Grid, in: Scalable Computing: Practice and Experience, November 2005, vol. 6, no 3, p. 45–55
A. Bassi, M. Beck, G. Fagg, T. Moore, J. S. Plank, M. Swany, R. Wolski.
The Internet Backplane Protocol: A Study in Resource Sharing, in: Proc. 2nd IEEE/ACM Intl. Symp. on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGRID '02), Washington, DC, USA, IEEE Computer Society, 2002, 194 p.
J. Bent, V. Venkataramani, N. LeRoy, A. Roy, J. Stanley, A. Arpaci-Dusseau, R. Arpaci-Dusseau, M. Livny.
Flexibility, Manageability, and Performance in a Grid Storage Appliance, in: Proc. 11th IEEE Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing (HPDC 11), 2002.
R. Buyya, C. S. Yeo, S. Venugopal.
Market-Oriented Cloud Computing: Vision, Hype, and Reality for Delivering IT Services as Computing Utilities, in: HPCC '08: Proceedings of the 2008 10th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications, Washington, DC, USA, IEEE Computer Society, 2008, p. 5–13
P. H. Carns, W. B. Ligon, R. B. Ross, R. Thakur.
PVFS: A Parallel File System for Linux Clusters, in: ALS '00: Proceedings of the 4th Annual Linux Showcase and Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA, USENIX Association, 2000, p. 317–327.
M. A. Casey, F. Kurth.
Large data methods for multimedia, in: Proc. 15th Intl. Conf. on Multimedia (Multimedia '07), New York, NY, USA, ACM, 2007, p. 6–7
F. Costa, L. Silva, G. Fedak, I. Kelley.
Optimizing data distribution in desktop grid platforms, in: Parallel Processing Letters (PPL), 2008, vol. 18, p. 391 - 410
J. Dean, S. Ghemawat.
MapReduce: simplified data processing on large clusters, in: Communications of the ACM, 2008, vol. 51, no 1, p. 107–113.
A. Devulapalli, D. Dalessandro, P. Wyckoff, N. Ali, P. Sadayappan.
Integrating parallel file systems with object-based storage devices, in: SC '07: Proceedings of the 2007 ACM/IEEE conference on Supercomputing, New York, NY, USA, ACM, 2007, p. 1–10
K. Douglas, S. Douglas.
PostgreSQL, New Riders Publishing, Thousand Oaks, CA, USA, 2003.
M. Factor, K. Meth, D. Naor, O. Rodeh, J. Satran.
Object storage: the future building block for storage systems, in: Local to Global Data Interoperability - Challenges and Technologies, 2005, 2005, p. 119–123
S. Ghemawat, H. Gobioff, S.-T. Leung.
The Google file system, in: SOSP '03: Proceedings of the nineteenth ACM symposium on Operating systems principles, New York, NY, USA, ACM Press, 2003, p. 29–43
S. Grimes.
Unstructured Data and the 80 Percent Rule, 2008, Carabridge Bridgepoints.
P. Honeyman, W. A. Adamson, S. McKee.
GridNFS: global storage for global collaborations, in: Proc. IEEE Intl. Symp. Global Data Interoperability - Challenges and Technologies, Sardinia, Italy, IEEE Computer Society, June 2005, p. 111–115.
M. Ibrahim, R. Anthony, T. Eymann, A. Taleb-Bendiab, L. Gruenwald.
Exploring Adaptation & Self-Adaptation in Autonomic Computing Systems, in: Database and Expert Systems Applications, International Workshop on, 2006, vol. 0, p. 129-138
R. Jin, G. Yang.
Shared Memory Parallelization of Data Mining Algorithms: Techniques, Programming Interface, and Performance, in: IEEE Trans. on Knowl. and Data Eng., 2005, vol. 17, no 1, p. 71–89
K. Keahey, T. Freeman.
Science Clouds: Early Experiences in Cloud Computing for Scientific Applications, in: Cloud Computing and Its Applications 2008 (CCA-08), Chicago, IL, 2008.
J. O. Kephart, D. M. Chess.
The Vision of Autonomic Computing, in: Computer, 2003, vol. 36, no 1, p. 41–50
P. Z. Kunszt, E. Laure, H. Stockinger, K. Stockinger.
File-based replica management, in: Future Generation Computing Systems, 2005, vol. 21, no 1, p. 115-123.
A. Lenk, M. Klems, J. Nimis, S. Tai, T. Sandholm.
What's inside the Cloud? An architectural map of the Cloud landscape, in: Software Engineering Challenges of Cloud Computing (CLOUD '09), 2009, p. 23 - 31, ICSE Workshop.
M. Mesnier, G. R. Ganger, E. Riedel.
Object-based storage, in: Communications Magazine, IEEE, 2003, vol. 41, no 8, p. 84–90
C. Morin, J. Gallard, Y. Jégou, P. Riteau.
Clouds: a new playground for the XtreemOS Grid operating system, in: Parallel Processing Letters, 2009, vol. 19, no 3, p. 435-449, To appear.
C. Morin.
XtreemOS: a Grid Operating System Making your Computer Ready for Participating in Virtual Organizations, in: IEEE International Symposium on Object/component/service-oriented Real-time distributed Computing (ISORC), Santorini Island, Greece, 2007.
M. Nicola, M. Jarke.
Performance Modeling of Distributed and Replicated Databases, in: IEEE Trans. on Knowl. and Data Eng., 2000, vol. 12, no 4, p. 645–672
C. Olston, B. Reed, U. Srivastava, R. Kumar, A. Tomkins.
Pig latin: a not-so-foreign language for data processing, in: SIGMOD '08: Proceedings of the 2008 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data, New York, NY, USA, ACM, 2008, p. 1099–1110
M. Parashar, S. Hariri.
Autonomic computing: An overview, in: Unconventional Programming Paradigms, Springer Verlag, 2005, p. 247–259.
A. Raghuveer, M. Jindal, M. F. Mokbel, B. Debnath, D. Du.
Towards efficient search on unstructured data: an intelligent-storage approach, in: CIKM '07: Proceedings of the sixteenth ACM conference on Conference on information and knowledge management, New York, NY, USA, ACM, 2007, p. 951–954
P. Schwan.
Lustre: Building a file system for 1000-node clusters, in: Proceedings of the Linux Symposium, 2003
A. Seznec, N. Sendrier.
HAVEGE: A User-Level Software Heuristic for Generating Empirically Strong Random Numbers, in: ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation, October 2003, vol. 13, no 4, p. 334–346.
O. Tatebe, Y. Morita, S. Matsuoka, N. Soda, S. Sekiguchi.
Grid Datafarm Architecture for Petascale Data Intensive Computing, in: Proc. 2nd IEEE/ACM Intl. Symp. on Cluster Computing and the Grid (Cluster 2002), Washington DC, USA, IEEE Computer Society, 2002, 102 p.
A. Thomasian.
Concurrency control: methods, performance, and analysis, in: ACM Computing Survey, 1998, vol. 30, no 1, p. 70–119
L. M. Vaquero, L. Rodero-Merino, J. Caceres, M. Lindner.
A break in the clouds: towards a cloud definition, in: SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev., 2009, vol. 39, no 1, p. 50–55
S. A. Weil, S. A. Brandt, E. L. Miller, D. D. E. Long, C. Maltzahn.
Ceph: a scalable, high-performance distributed file system, in: OSDI '06: Proceedings of the 7th symposium on Operating systems design and implementation, Berkeley, CA, USA, USENIX Association, 2006, p. 307–320
B. S. White, M. Walker, M. Humphrey, A. S. Grimshaw.
LegionFS: a secure and scalable file system supporting cross-domain high-performance applications, in: Proc. 2001 ACM/IEEE Conf. on Supercomputing (SC '01), New York, NY, USA, ACM Press, 2001, p. 59–59.