Upon completing this chapter, you will be able to
Understand the fundamental role file systems play in storage I/O processes
Explain the differences between file systems and operating systems in storage I/O processes
Describe the structural elements of file systems, including the directory system and layout reference system for locating data
Identify different file systems' components and features
This final part of the book discusses the different forms of filing software. In general, filing is responsible for placing and locating data within storage address spaces. The most common types of filing products are file systems and databases, but certain data management applications like backup and Information Life ...