shared file

shared file

[′sherd ′fīl]
(computer science)
A direct-access storage device that is used by more than one computer or data-processing system.
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In addition to personal information such as files and emails, MatchPoint's search capabilities extend to numerous disparate sources including the Internet, corporate intranets, shared file systems, document and content management systems, internal and external databases, multimedia files and more.
Last month's article described the challenges of shared file systems in general, and described the VERITAS SANPoint Foundation Suite HA, one software solution that meets the challenges of data sharing in clusters of computers.
But today new clustering and shared file system solutions are making it possible to create shared data clusters with heterogeneous storage hardware and basic Sun Solaris or Windows systems.
When an intelligent solid-state disk subsystem is added to a SAN, it becomes a shared file caching facility for the application servers attached to the storage network.
Finally, we will show that distributed file systems can provide superior performance over traditional server-attached storage shared file systems.
amp; EDMONTON, Alberta -- Silicon Graphics (NYSE: SGI), the world's leader in high-performance computing, visualization and storage, and YottaYotta(R), the high performance NetStorage(R) company, announced today that WestGrid has successfully deployed the SGI InfiniteStorage Shared File System CXFS(TM) in conjunction with the YottaYotta NetStorager(R) System across a distance of over 1,000 kilometers.
When a shared file is created, changed or deleted, FolderShare automatically ensures that each computer and device sharing the file has the latest copy.
SAN DIEGO -- Verari Systems(TM), the premier developer of powerful, platform-independent blade server systems, and Cluster File Systems(TM), the designers and developers of the Lustre(TM) file system, have announced today that they have partnered to deliver breakthrough price/performance capabilities in a shared file system for customers worldwide.
It divides storage, indexing, search and retrieval tasks across a distinct set of computing nodes or storage "smart cells" that cooperate to form a single shared file system.
Anyone sharing files using FilesAnywhere can use the new tracking feature to record the name, location, time of day and method of access, whenever a shared file is accessed or modified.
As part of the agreement, Discreet and SGI are qualifying key elements of the SGI(R) InfiniteStructure(TM) solution, including the SGI SAN Server(TM) family and SGI(R) CXFS(TM) shared file system, to work with Discreet's systems and software product lines.
However, unlike those limited, shared file servers, Document Locator stores documents inside SQL Server 2000 so they are full-text indexed as they are saved.

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