Get Started with Tahoe-LAFS Storage Grids

“Tahoe is a “Least Authority File System” ? the LAFS you often
see in concert with its name. The LAFS design is an homage to the
security world’s “principle of least privilege”: simply put, Tahoe
uses cryptography and access control to protect access to your
data. Specifically, the host OS on a Tahoe node never has read or
write access to any of the data it stores: only authenticated
clients can collect and assemble the correct chunks from across the
distributed nodes, and decrypt the files.

Beyond that, though, Tahoe offers peer-to-peer distributed data
storage with adjustable levels of redundancy

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