hierarchical file

hierarchical file

[¦hī·ər¦är·kə·kəl ′fīl]
(computer science)
A file with a grandfather-father-son structure.
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Hierarchical File System (HFS) was originally designed for Macs with floppy or hard disks, and not for modern mobile devices with solid state storage.
data storage systems include massively parallel and hierarchical file systems.
The architecture combines the distributed and the shared storage and implements a parallel hybrid hierarchical file system H2FS, fits to the big data management and the storage optimization, which also supports various storage semantics.
Among other improvements, Microsoft expects to bolster capabilities for records declaration, litigation hold, and organizing content within hierarchical file plans.
The files themselves are stored directly in a hierarchical file system structure on hard disk.
The Hierarchical File Tree Format can be encoded easily as an IMS Content Package, mapping the hierarchy to the default organization of the package.
Mainstream enterprise applications continue to require the performance and availability of SCSI drives, while new applications are emerging like disk-enhanced backup and hierarchical file storage that will take advantage of the lower costs and higher capacity provided by ATA disk drives.
5 of the DFSMS/MVS includes a restructuring of the Hierarchical File System (HFS), to help remove system bottlenecks and improve CPU utilization.
True HFS support-Netserve/CD for Mac Solo supports Apple's Hierarchical File System (HFS).
First, one can search through a hierarchical file structure.
Several of the people bringing computers to the meeting did not know the basics of file handling or navigation through the Macintosh hierarchical file system.
2) Hierarchical file systems have traditionally provided the pathways to data.

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