overflow bucket

overflow bucket

[′ō·vər‚flō ‚bək·ət]
(computer science)
A unit of storage in a direct-access storage device used to hold an overflow record.
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First, records in a data node that overflow their designated primary bucket are stored in a single overflow bucket which is itself a bucket of the data node.