Static Snapshots are traces taken statically of a file system rather than of system calls.
The following traces are free to download under the terms of the SNIA Trace Data Files Download License. Please note that cookies must be enabled within your browser in order to download traces.
|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. More
Because of the size of the traces, they have been repackaged by IOTTA into 22 zip files. Each zip files contains information from the original snapshot, directory, and file info files, repackaged by user. More information on how the files were repackaged can be found in the readme-iotta.txt file found in each zip file. Less
|Microsoft 1998 Static Study||
Static snapshot of 4800 PCs at Microsoft. More
Static analysis of 10,568 file systems on 4801 workstations at Microsoft. This data formed the basis for the paper "A Large-Scale Study of File-System Contents" by John R. Douceur and William J. Bolosky, published in ACM SIGMETRICS 1999. Less
|Multimedia file sizes||
File-size data collected on various OSes, including measurements of multimedia files. More
File-size data collected for the paper "A Study of Irregularities in File-Size Distributions". Less