file locking

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file locking

[′fil ‚läk·iŋ]
(computer science)
A technique that prevents processing of a file by more than one program or user at a time, ensuring that a file in use by one user is made unavailable to others.
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Clips can also be manually saved by pressing the File Lock button.
The Titanium Maximum Security version adds easy-to-use options including secure erase, remote file lock in case of computer theft, a system tuner, and 10GB of secure online backup and sync with sharing features.
95 for 3 PCs) - Includes everything in Titanium Internet Security plus 10 GB secure online backup with sync and sharing features, system optimization, Secure Erase, Wi-Fi protection and Remote File Lock to remotely secure confidential files in case your PC is stolen.
Hope gave me the combination to his joke file lock and sent me to March Field in Riverside to stand in for him, and I haven't stopped since.
95 for 3 PCs and includes everything in Titanium Internet Security, as well as 10GB secure online backup with sync and sharing features, system optimisation, Secure Erase, Wi-Fi protection and Remote File Lock.
Hope gave me the combination to the joke file lock and sent me to March Field to stand in for him 55 years ago, and I haven't stopped since.
File Lock allows you to make files read-only, or to make them totally unavailable.
Although NFSv4 introduced major improvements in locking, NFSv4 clients cannot detect that a file lock has been released abnormally, possibly causing the underlying file data to be corrupted.
Unlike other WAN optimization or application acceleration approaches which focus only on network acceleration of consolidated data, Availl WAFS is true real-time server-to-server mirror which delivers instant file access, with 100% file version and file lock coherence everywhere.
Included are front gang locks, side gang locks, central locks for desks and credenzas, lateral file locks and more.
To allow clients to share access to a file, NT and Unix operating systems use different implementations for three types of file locking features: (1) file locks to protect an entire file; (2) record locks to protect portions of a file defined by an offset into the file and a range of bytes from that offset; and (3) cache locks to protect the coherency (stability) of a file shared over the network.
Organizations deploying applications with the isCOBOL Server thin client offering can now easily detect and resolve situations where record or file locks are blocking access to data through a GUI window or a reporting program.