Storage Aggregation Over a Network
The most valuable asset of any organization is data. Should this data be lost, it can be a potential threat to any business. Any enterprise/company cannot afford such business interruptions. Such companies normally use the client server model to store their data. In the client-server model, all the data is stored on a server and the client's access it. This system has its own disadvantages. The fundamental one being that the space on the client machines is not utilized to the fullest. In order to overcome this limitation, the authors propose a model in which server utilizes the available space on the client machines which can be used for backup.