Distributed file systems, using http
Thu, 11 Oct 2001 22:48:53 -0700
The work on the Self-Certifying File System might also be relevant:
Its decentralized administrative control might be appealing in a universe
where the medical records are under user control.
As for a "Web" file system, UFO is also related work:
WebFS is another example:
A Linux file system driver using DAV is the davfs project. If you run DAV
over SSL, it's relatively secure.
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> So I'm talking with this group developing a secure distributed file
> system for medical records*, and the grant-giving organization I'm
> advising wants examples of other attempts at distributed file systems
> over the Web for comparison, and to make sure the PING group is not
> re-inventing the wheel.
> I'm sending them to Web DAV and XMLStorageSystem. What else is out
> there I should know about?
> * http://www.chip.org/chip/research/projects_ping.html