file management system


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file management system

[′fīl ¦man·ij·mənt ‚sis·təm]
(computer science)
Computer programs that control the space used for file storage and provide such services as input/output control and indexing.

file management system

Software that manages data files. Often called "file managers," and erroneously called "database management systems" or "database managers," file management systems provide the ability to create, enter, change, query and produce reports on one file at a time. They have no relational database capability and typically do not include a programming language as do most database management systems (see DBMS). See file manager and file management.
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Vredenburg also offers fully automated Electronic Freedom of Information Act (VeFOIA) applications, Automated Declassification Systems (VeCLASS), as well as multi-media Electronic Case File Management Systems (VeCASE) for criminal justice, insurance claims, student registration, and other business processes.
In addition, Vredenburg offers fully automated Electronic Freedom of Information Act (VeFOIA) applications, Automated Declassification Systems (VeCLASS), as well as multi-media Electronic Case File Management Systems (VeCASE) for criminal justice, insurance claims, student registration, and other business processes.
Distributed file management systems are gaining increased interest and visibility as they represent the building blocks for a more complete storage management solution.