serial file

serial file

[′sir·ē·əl ′fīl]
(computer science)
The simplest type of file organization, in which no subsets are defined, no directories are provided, no particular file order is specified, and a search is performed by sequential comparison of the query with identifiers of all stored items.
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With this system, users have the option to import parts or all of their RFID data from sources such as: databases, serial files, user input, existing bar code or text fields and external text files.