CAP theorem is widely used in Distributed Database System(DDBS) design. In a nutshell, it says that in designing modern DDBS, we only can choose two properties out of three properties that are crucial for DDBS. The aforementioned properties are Consistency (C), Availability (A) and Partition Tolerance (P). And this diagram below summarize the available combination of CAP:
Well, I would like to write something about our Decentralized System (DS) project and what we are going to do in this project. Since it is the first post about the big picture of our DS project in this blog, I named it “Pilot” :p. Our group is G007, which consists of Julia, Diego, Enkhjin and myself.
When I was looking for example of P2P distributed storage system, I came across video from Google Tech Talk about Wuala. Wuala is an example of distributed peer-to-peer storage system. It used to be startup company, but LaCiE bought it in 2009. It allows you to store your data in the cloud, set up online back up and access your files, share your files with your friends easily, and access them from other computer.
Quick summary about volunteer computing for school assignment..
Volunter computing is a type of distributed computing in which computer owners donate their computing resources (such as processing power and storage) to one or more “projects”. Continue reading Volunteer Computing