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Survey of Research on Chunking Techniques


Harshita Sharma
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The explosive growth of data produced by different devices and applications has contributed to the abundance of big data. To process such amounts of data efficiently, strategies such as De-duplication has been employed. Among the three different levels of de-duplication named as file level, block level and chunk level, De-duplication at chunk level also known as byte level is the most popular and widely deployed. Many chunking techniques are also available which are categorised as Whole File Chunking, Fixed Size Chunking (FSC) and Content Defined Chunking (CDC). The objective of this paper is to analyse the performance of different existing chunking techniques based on their characteristics. In this study the significance of each technique provides insight to enable researchers understand and select a technique for their research.

Harshita Sharma

Deduplication, Chunking, Boundary shift problem, Deduplication Ratio

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 3 | May-June - 2016
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2016-06-30 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
565-568 IJSRSET1623152   Technoscience Academy

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Harshita Sharma, "Survey of Research on Chunking Techniques", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp.565-568, May-June-2016.
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