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File Systems: Unix, IBM, VMS, Tops-20, Extent-based, Amiga, Mac (resource & data forks) FTP Sites Volume Sets & Partitions Important People/Mass Storage History Books & Other Publications Principles for Evaluating New Technologies Performance Evaluation cacheing seek time measurement concurrent operations queueing theory Head Lifetime Versioning in File Systems Managing Risk Media Migration/Managing Change Physical v. Logical Addressing (seek optimizations, etc.) Channels v. Busses Intelligent Storage Subsystems DEC's HSC-50 and star cluster for VAXen Mainframe & Supercomputer I/O controllers Security The broadcast and home audio/video / mass storage connection Databases and Mass Storage File System Research: watchdogs, named pipes, compressing FSes The naming problem: Prospero Distributed Locking & Update Content-Addressable Storage & Other Unusual Ideas The old film-storage system Sam Coleman talks about Byte Ordering Supercomputer Storage Companies: Adstor, Avastor I/O Benchmarks User file systems System CPU & bus loads for file system work Memory-Mapped Files Persistent Object Systems & their files The VFS layer in Unix What to look for in a backup product Offsite Storage v. Network Backup Test Equipment -- SCSI & HiPPI Analyzers (reorganize along small user/large user/developer lines?) (need to date every entry if possible) terminology
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