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ACM Transactions on Computer Systems (TOCS), Volume 26 Issue 2, June 2008

Bigtable: A Distributed Storage System for Structured Data
Fay Chang, Jeffrey Dean, Sanjay Ghemawat, Wilson C. Hsieh, Deborah A. Wallach, Mike Burrows, Tushar Chandra, Andrew Fikes, Robert E. Gruber
Article No.: 4
DOI: 10.1145/1365815.1365816

Bigtable is a distributed storage system for managing structured data that is designed to scale to a very large size: petabytes of data across thousands of commodity servers. Many projects at Google store data in Bigtable, including web indexing,...

RaWMS - Random Walk Based Lightweight Membership Service for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks
Ziv Bar-Yossef, Roy Friedman, Gabriel Kliot
Article No.: 5
DOI: 10.1145/1365815.1365817

This article presents RaWMS, a novel lightweight random membership service for ad hoc networks. The service provides each node with a partial uniformly chosen view of network nodes. Such a membership service is useful, for example, in data...