IBP -- The Internet Backplane Protocol: Two Page Summary

Micah Beck, James S. Plank and Terry Moore.

Technical Report UT-CS-98-407, University of Tennessee, November, 1998.

Available via anonymous ftp to cs.utk.edu in pub/plank/papers/CS-98-407.ps.Z and CS-98-407.pdf


The Internet Backplane Protocol (IBP) is the result of thinking about storage in non-traditional ways. This paper provides a capsule summary of IBP including motivation, functionality, and current status.

Postscript of the paper

PDF of the paper

The paper is also online as html at http://web.eecs.utk.edu/~jplank/IBP.