D5.3 Advanced architecture for distributed storage in dynamic environments
In this report we present the specication of the secure object storage tool (SECOSTOR), as it has been developed in the project. The tool comes with a clean architecture and easy to use modules and interfaces. All components are specied in detail for implementation and usage. All together this report species core functionality to build secure distributed storage systems on the basis of secret sharing with many additional features not found in comparable projects and solutions. With its rich feature set it supports many possibilities for integration in cloud environments or similar infrastructures, hence, it is a useful tool for service and application developers who want to leverage the technology.
The architecture and protocols dened are based on the cryptographic work done in WP4, i.e. D4.1, D4.2 and D4.3. It also builds on the previous results of WP5, i.e., D5.1 and D5.2. More information about the software implementation can be found in WP6 reports and full documentation of the cloud services developed on the basis of the SECOSTOR in reports of WP7. The capabilities of the tool will be demonstrated in two services (SAaaS and DSaaS) which are going to be developed on the basis of the SECOSTOR tool and which will be piloted in two use cases during the last phase of the project.
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