Overall Effects

  • Extensible AMS

    • Allows use of any type of filesystem via oofs layer
  • Generic Authentication Protocol

    • Allows proper client identification
  • Opaque Information Protocol

    • Allows passing of hints to improve filesystem performance
  • Defer Request Protocol

    • Accommodates hierarchical filesystems
  • Redirection Protocol

    • Accommodates terabyte+ filesystems
    • Provides for dynamic load balancing

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