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Storage Networking Fundamentals: An Introduction to Storage Devices, Subsystems, Applications, Management, and Filing Systems by Marc Farley

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Q & A

1:What is the file system's primary responsibility?
2:True or false: The operating system/file system interface is a clearly delineated abstract boundary.
3:The layout reference system in most UNIX file systems is called what?
4:True or false: The directory structure and layout of data in the storage address space are closely related.
5:What is the importance of the file system's layout reference system?
6:What is metadata?
7:True or false: Storage expansion by virtualization methods or volume managers is automatically detected by the file system.
8:What is the reason for using a journaled file system?
9:Why is file system caching more accurate than storing-level block caching?

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