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DFS

(algorithm)

DFS

(file system)

Dfs

(Distributed File System) An enhancement to Windows server operating systems that allows files scattered across multiple servers to be treated as a single group. With Dfs, a network administrator can build a hierarchical file system that spans the organization's LANs and WANs. Dfs was introduced with Windows NT, and the root of a Dfs file hierarchy resides on a Windows server or on a Samba server. See Samba.

Dfs vs. DFS
Microsoft deliberately used lower case letters in Dfs because DFS (all caps) stood for the Distributed File System that was part of the Distributed Computing Environment (see DCE).
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The proposed deal was announced as DFS reiterated earlier comments about tough trading conditions as it said profits for the year were likely to be down to pounds 51m, from pounds 56.
In September 2003, DFS finalized a reduction in its minimum annual guaranteed state rent obligation to an average minimum of $36 million per year through May 2006 for exclusive rights to the duty-free business.
Prior to installing a new IT management control solution from uni-X Software (a German software house with offices across Europe), DFS had no means of identifying costs generated by IP (Internet Protocol) based traffic across the network.
A DFS must, therefore, have an object that manages, at a minimum, the locking of metadata compo nents.
The principal components of any DFS are the antenna system; the receiving system; a processor, which may be either centralized or distributed; and a control/output system.
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