file organization

file organization

[¦fīl ‚ȯrg·ə·nə′zā·shən]
(computer science)
The structure of a file meeting two requirements: to minimize the running time of the program, and to simplify the work involved in modifying the contents of the file.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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