Index Based Deduplication File System in Cloud Storage System

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In a virtualized cloud environment each instance of a guest operating system runs on a virtual machine, contact virtual hard disks symbolized as virtual disk image files in the host operating system. Because these image files are stored as regular files from the external point of view, backing up VM's data is mainly done by taking snapshots of virtual disk images. In a virtualized cloud computing surroundings, common snapshot support of virtual disks improves hosting reliability but storage demand of such operations is huge.

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