Understanding Self-Healing Storage

added by Esther Schindler
8/26/2014 6:48:02 PM

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The primary objective of data storage systems is to persist data permanently (or at least until specifically destroyed). But hardware is imperfect, disks fail, servers crash, which leads to inconsistencies in the file-system metadata. The traditional ways to deal with errors require the system to go offline – not a pleasant scenario.