VxFS


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VxFS

(VERITAS File System) A journaling file system for various Unix systems from VERITAS Software Corporation, Mountain View, CA (www.veritas.com) that provides high performance on large volumes of data and fast recovery from system failure. Together with VERITAS Volume Manager, VxFS makes up the company's Storage Foundation product. In mid-2005, VERITAS, a leader in storage software, merged with security software leader Symantec Corporation. See journaling file system.
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CVM offers features found in VxFS including managing space by concisely mapping files up to a terabyte in size, fast recovery from most system crashes by tracking recent file system metadata updates, online capability to extend and defragment active file systems, and quick I/O features that bypass database kernel locking by treating files as raw partitions.