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Historical Section

The Historical Section includes all traces that are older than 10 years.

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Trace Name Details Actions
MSR Cambridge Traces
1-week block I/O traces of enterprise servers at Microsoft Long Description
TraceFS Sample Traces
Sample traces collected with the TraceFS system. Long Description
Animation Dataset
NFS traces from an animation company, taken at a number of different points. Long Description
Harvard SOS Traces
Traces from Harvard campus and departmental servers Long Description
Multimedia file sizes
File-size data collected on various OSes, including measurements of multimedia files. Long Description
Microsoft Longitudinal Study
The raw data used for the FAST 2007 paper "A Five Year Study Of File System Metadata" by Nitin Agarwal, William J. Bolosky, John R. Douceur, and Jacob R. Lorch. There are five years worth of snapshot data, for years from 2000 to 2004. Long Description
LASR Traces
System-call I/O traces of thirteen machines taken in 2000 and 2001. Long Description
Cello 1999
1999 traces of Cello server at HP labs. Long Description
Microsoft 1998 Static Study
Static snapshot of 4800 PCs at Microsoft. Long Description
Cello 1996
1996 traces of Cello server at HP labs Long Description
Seer Traces (ASCII)
ASCII format of Seer Traces. System-call traces (excluding read/write) of nine laptops, taken in 1996 and 1997. Long Description
Seer Traces
System-call traces (excluding read/write) of nine laptops, taken in 1996 and 1997. Long Description
Cello 1992
1992 traces of Cello server at HP labs Long Description
HP LAJW
Data from the paper "UNIX disk access patterns" by Chris Ruemmler and John Wilkes Long Description
Cello 1991
1991 traces of Cello server at HP labs Long Description
CMU DFS Traces
System-call traces from the CMU Coda project, 1991-93. Long Description
Sprite Traces
May 1991 traces from multiple servers at UC Berkeley. *Note: Traces are no longer readable. Long Description

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