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ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR), Volume 26 Issue 2, June 1994

RAID: high-performance, reliable secondary storage
Peter M. Chen, Edward K. Lee, Garth A. Gibson, Randy H. Katz, David A. Patterson
Pages: 145-185
DOI: 10.1145/176979.176981
Disk arrays were proposed in the 1980s as a way to use parallelism between multiple disks to improve aggregate I/O performance. Today they appear in the product lines of most major computer manufacturers. This article gives a comprehensive...

A survey of PRAM simulation techniques
Tim J. Harris
Pages: 187-206
DOI: 10.1145/176979.176984
The Parallel Random Access Machine (PRAM) is an abstract model of parallel computation which allows researchers to focus on the essential characteristics of a parallel architecture and ignore other details. The PRAM has long been acknowledged to...