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Scalability Issues for High Performance Digital Libraries on the World Wide Web

Dan Andresen, Tao Yang, Omer Egecioglu, Oscar H. Ibarra, Terence R. Smith, UC Santa Barbara

One-line summary: Httpd distributed across multiple NOW nodes and disks using DNS rotation and HTTP redirect. Redirection decision is based on distributed scheduler that measures CPU and network (due to NFS traffic) load at each node. A particular instance of distillation and refinement for maps, based on prefix encodings using wavelet transforms, is explicitly supported.

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