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Distributed Storage and Processing of Image Data
Linköping University, Department of Computer and Information Science, Database and information techniques. Linköping University, The Institute of Technology.
2012 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Distribuerad lagring och bearbeting av bilddata (Swedish)
Abstract [en]

Systems operating in a medical environment need to maintain high standards regarding availability and performance. Large amounts of images are stored and studied to determine what is wrong with a patient. This puts hard requirements on the storage of the images. In this thesis, ways of incorporating distributed storage into a medical system are explored. Products, inspired by the success of Google, Amazon and others, are experimented with and compared to the current storage solutions. Several “non-relational databases” (NoSQL) are investigated for storing medically relevant metadata of images, while a set of distributed file systems are considered for storing the actual images. Distributed processing of the stored data is investigated by using Hadoop MapReduce to generate a useful model of the images' metadata.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 41 p.
Keyword [en]
Distributed Storage, NoSQL, Distributed Processing, Hadoop MapReduce
National Category
Computer Systems
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-85109ISRN: LIU-IDA/LITH-EX-A--12/051--SEOAI: diva2:564782
External cooperation
Sectra Medical Systems AB
Subject / course
Computer Engineering
Available from: 2012-11-08 Created: 2012-11-04 Last updated: 2012-11-08Bibliographically approved

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