WebNFS


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

WebNFS

A Web version of the NFS distributed file system from Sun. WebNFS-enabled servers and browsers allow access to Web pages as much as 10 times faster than the standard HTTP protocol. Unlike HTTP, which drops the connection after each tiny file is downloaded only to reconnect for the next one, WebNFS downloads multiple files with a single connection. It also provides fault tolerance for large downloads that lose their connection midstream.
Copyright © 1981-2019 by The Computer Language Company Inc. All Rights reserved. THIS DEFINITION IS FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY. All other reproduction is strictly prohibited without permission from the publisher.