A Study of Benefits in Object Based Storage Systems

The fundamental storage component in Object Based Storage system (OBS) is an Object. Object interface of OBS provides prominent storage service and metadata abstraction to various application classes on single platform. The Object interface also offers performance gain and security features in storage systems. This paper focuses on the benefits involved in OBS such as native security, scalability and dynamic reconfiguration. The storage systems are having different groups of users and different workloads. They are also having different characteristics and priorities. Enabling the multiple applications on a single platform for Object storage is very desirable. Object, In an Object based storage system defines various aspects of data along with the set of attributes.

Provided by: International Journal of Computer Applications Topic: Storage Date Added: Mar 2012 Format: PDF

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