Balanced tree: a tree data structure that keeps data sorted
Blob: Binary large object
BSFS: BlobSeer File System
Chunk: a considerable amount
CLI: Command-line interface
Data Node: DataNode stores data in the HDFS (HadoopFileSystem)
DHT: distributed hash table
Fetch: to go after and bring back
HDFS: Hadoop Distributed File System
Hadoop: Apache Hadoop is an open-source software framework for storage and large scale processing of data-sets on clusters of commodity hardware
Hadoop MapReduce: a programming model for large scale data processing
Inner node: a node that is not a leaf or a root.
Name node: The NameNode is the centerpiece of an HDFS file system. It keeps the directory tree of all files in the file system, and tracks where across the cluster the file data is kept. It does not store the data of these files itself.
OAR2: OAR 2 is the next generation of the batch management system used on Grid'5000.
Siblings: a person's brother or sister
Striping (data): data splitting
Subsequence: a succession of
Snapshot: version Vi of Blob at time Ti
Scalable (infrastructure): can be replicated
Throughput: the quantity of data processed in a given period by a computer
Versioning (blob): one (blob) in a series
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