2013 IEEE Sixth International Conference on Cloud Computing (2012)
Honolulu, HI, USA USA
June 24, 2012 to June 29, 2012
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/CLOUD.2012.78
In a virtualized cloud computing environment, frequent snapshot backup of virtual disks improves hosting reliability but storage demand of such operations is huge. While dirty bit-based technique can identify unmodified data between versions, full deduplication with fingerprint comparison can remove more redundant content at the cost of computing resources. This paper presents a multi-level selective deduplication scheme which integrates inner-VM and cross-VM duplicate elimination under a stringent resource requirement. This scheme uses popular common data to facilitate fingerprint comparison while reducing the cost and it strikes a balance between local and global deduplication to increase parallelism and improve reliability. Experimental results show the proposed scheme can achieve high deduplication ratio while using a small amount of cloud resources.
Indexes, Distributed databases, Image segmentation, Memory management, Fault tolerance, Fault tolerant systems, Distributed data deduplication, Cloud storage backup, Virtual machine snap-shots
Wei Zhang, Hong Tang, Hao Jiang, Tao Yang, Xiaogang Li, Yue Zeng, "Multi-level Selective Deduplication for VM Snapshots in Cloud Storage", 2013 IEEE Sixth International Conference on Cloud Computing, vol. 00, no. , pp. 550-557, 2012, doi:10.1109/CLOUD.2012.78