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A file system (filesystem) is means to organize data expected to be retained after .

Filesystem is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Filesystem books and related discussion.

Suggested Pdf Resources

The Google File System
Practical File System Design
Practical File System Design:The Be File System, Dominic Giampaolo half title .
Linux Filesystem Hierarchy
Linux Filesystem Hierarchy. Version 0.65.
File System Forensic Analysis
This book is the foundational book for file system analysis.
Global File System
Global File System: Red Hat Global File System. Copyright © 2007 Red Hat, Inc.

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RealTime IT News
That's where the open source GlusterFS file system is aiming to fit in with the upcoming GlusterFS 3.3 release. The Gluster project is out this week with the second beta release of GlusterFS 3.
Mozilla Seeking to Nuke Native APIs Using HTML5
All other APIs mentioned above are listed as "work in progress" save for the Filesystem API. "Mozilla will most likely not implement the FileSystem API.
Apple Releases Xsan 2.2.2 Filesystem Update
The update targets only the Filesystem portion of Xsan and includes the following fixes according to the release notes: The Xsan 2.2.2 Filesystem Update is recommended for all Mac OS X v10.
Ceph Advances Open Source Distributed Filesystem to the Cloud
Cloud computing presents a new model for data delivery and data storage and it's a new model that is set to soon benefit from the Ceph filesystem. The open source Ceph filesystem is a distributed filesystem that is intended to be massively scalable.
IBM Is Building the Largest Data Storage Array Ever, 120 Petabytes Big
IBM's also using a new filesystem, designed in-house, that writes individual files to multiple disks so different parts of the file can be read and written to at the same time.

Suggested Web Resources

File system - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
Detailed specifications, other documents, resources, and links related to the ' Filesystem Hierarchy Standard' for Unix systems.
PHP: Filesystem - Manual
Predefined Constants · Filesystem Functions.
Filesystems HOWTO
This small HOWTO is about filesystems and accessing filesystems. It is not Linux- or Unix-related document as you probably expect.
What is file system? - Definition from
1) In a computer, a file system (sometimes written filesystem) is the way in which files are named and where they are placed logically for storage and retrieval.

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