PLFS is a parallel virtual file system that rearranges random, concurrent writes into sequential writes to unique files (i.e. N-1 into N-N). Additional info: http://institutes.lanl.gov/plfs. Available under LANL LA-CC-08-104.
- User level
- File system agnostic
- Application transparent
- Decoupled concurrency
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