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disk file

[′disk ‚fīl]
(computer science)
An organized collection of records held on a magnetic disk.

disk file

A set of instructions or data that is recorded, cataloged and treated as a single unit on a disk. Source language programs, machine language programs, spreadsheets, database files, text documents, graphics files and batch files are examples. See file and disk format.
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To accomplish this, you need programs that will create disk files the other programs can read, and that in turn can read disk files the other programs create.
0 -- Integrated support for VMware VCB to support consolidated backups in virtualized environments -- Robust Disaster Recovery support by protecting the VMware physical system and capture of crash-consistent disk file images -- Support for VMotion, which provides continual recovery of data, allowing administrators to move virtual servers among physical servers, speeding upgrades and enabling automatic load balancing in a server farm -- CommVault ProxyHost links VCB backups to client virtual machines and includes easy point-and-click restores of VCBs
Whether on a server or client, InterMezzo stores file data in a local disk file system.
It can duplicate any tape with a SCSI or IDE/ATAPI tape device, or even create an image of a tape to a disk file.
for 23 years, where he held a number of senior management positions in their disk file design, technology, and manufacturing divisions.
1 was released in January 1998 and provides more efficient disk storage with HFS+, an improved disk file system, faster application launching from newly optimized virtual memory, improved disk caching, and further refinements to Apple's famed ease of use.
More efficient disk storage with HFS+, an improved disk file system and format that literally returns storage space back to customers
The direction mirrors the opinion of a recently released IDC Bulletin: "Solid State Disks: The Right Products for Boosting Performance in Tough Times," which provides a comprehensive analysis of the solid state disk file cache market.
It features advanced journal recovery; high scalability and LAN free backup support; support for recovery of unbootable systems, and for database backups; addition of SnapFS functionality to existing disk file system layouts without reformatting or data migration; rollback to current and old snapshots in the original disk layout; dynamic snapshot addition and removal; XML-based configuration and management.