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distributed file system

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A system in which a number of users, using different processors, have the possibility of shared access to one another's files. Compare distributed database.

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distributed file system

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A system in which a number of users, using different processors, have the possibility of shared access to one another's files. Compare distributed database.

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A Distributed File System with Variable Sized Objects for Enhanced Random Writes

Yili Gong, Chuang Hu, Yanyan Xu and Wenjie Wang.

in The Computer Journal

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Computer Science. 8525 words.

Cloud-based file systems are widely accepted and adopted for personal and business purposes in recent years. Statistics shows that ∼25% of file operations from a typical user are random...

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distributed file system

Edited by Andrew Butterfield and Gerard Ekembe Ngondi.

in A Dictionary of Computer Science

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 27 words.

A system in which a number of users, using different processors, have the possibility of shared access to one another’s

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distributed file system

John Daintith and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of Computing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 27 words.

A system in which a number of users, using different processors, have the possibility of shared access to one another's

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distributed file system

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 85 words.

The software and hardware architecture which allows users spread over a number of computers in a network to access *...

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distributed file system

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 85 words.

The software and hardware architecture which allows users spread over a number of computers in a network to access *...

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Network File System

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 25 words.

A set of *protocols which use *TCP-IP to provide a *distributed file system. It is usually abbreviated to NFS....

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namespace transparency

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

The property of a distributed system which enables users to employ the same naming conventions to access resources on the network in which the system resides. For example, a file stored in...

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namespace transparency

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 61 words.

The property of a *distributed system which enables users to employ the same naming conventions to access resources on the network in which the system resides. For example, a file stored in...

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namespace transparency

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 61 words.

The property of a *distributed system which enables users to employ the same naming conventions to access resources on the network in which the system resides. For example, a file stored in...

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torrent

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Social Media

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 33 words.

In the *BitTorrent system, a datafile which includes *metadata about the files to be distributed and the network locations of ‘trackers’ that list sources for them. ...

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Network File System

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 39 words.

A set of *protocols which use *TCP-IP to provide a *distributed file system. Such protocols are common in large organizations which use the ...

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Distributed Computing Environment

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A highly flexible network operating system developed by the Open Software Foundation. It contains all the services expected in such an operating system including a distributed file system,...

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Network File System

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A set of protocols which use TCP-IP to provide a distributed file system. Such protocols are common in large organizations which use the UNIX operating system. It is usually abbreviated to...

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distributed operating system

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

An operating system which manages a number of computers and hardware devices which make up a distributed system. Such an operating system has a number of functions: it manages the...

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log file analysis

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 162 words.

A number of activities in a distributed system generate *files describing the details of each activity, known as log files. For example, the process of logging in to a computer generates...

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log file analysis

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 162 words.

A number of activities in a distributed system generate *files describing the details of each activity, known as log files. For example, the process of logging in to a computer generates...

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access control list

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

Data containing information about the services and resources in a distributed system that users are allowed to access. For example, such a list would contain the names of users or user...

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WebDAV

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

Abbrev. for Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning. Extensions to HTTP that provide file manipulation operations — creation, update, deletion, moving, etc. — on a web...

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Storing big data

Dawn E. Holmes.

in Big Data: A Very Short Introduction

November 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Databases. 4895 words.

The amount of data generated is approximately doubling every two years. How do we store and manage these colossal amounts of data? ‘Storing big data’ considers database storage and the idea...

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