hierarchical file

hierarchical file

[¦hī·ər¦är·kə·kəl ′fīl]
(computer science)
A file with a grandfather-father-son structure.
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* A Familiar File System- Users and administrators access and manage their cloud storage as a virtual hierarchical file system.
With this new OS, Apple will be replacing its Hierarchical File System, which has been around since the birth of the company to Apple's File System.
First, the resources are named and can be accessed as files in a hierarchical file system.
The architecture combines the distributed and the shared storage and implements a parallel hybrid hierarchical file system H2FS, fits to the big data management and the storage optimization, which also supports various storage semantics.
Among other improvements, Microsoft expects to bolster capabilities for records declaration, litigation hold, and organizing content within hierarchical file plans.
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The Hierarchical File Tree Format can be encoded easily as an IMS Content Package, mapping the hierarchy to the default organization of the package.
a hierarchical file system holding files with image data and OCR text, a scanning and clipping station for data acquisition, and an application server, providing all necessary tools to work with the clipping archive's data.
Mainstream enterprise applications continue to require the performance and availability of SCSI drives, while new applications are emerging like disk-enhanced backup and hierarchical file storage that will take advantage of the lower costs and higher capacity provided by ATA disk drives.
Version 1.5 of the DFSMS/MVS includes a restructuring of the Hierarchical File System (HFS), to help remove system bottlenecks and improve CPU utilization.
* True HFS support-Netserve/CD for Mac Solo supports Apple's Hierarchical File System (HFS).

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