Immediate files

Sape J. Mullender, Andrew S. Tanenbaum

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    An efficient disk organization is proposed. The basic idea is to store the first part of the file in the index (inode) block, instead of just storing pointers there. Empirical data are presented to show that this method offers better performance under certain circumstances than traditional methods.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)365-368
    Number of pages4
    JournalSoftware : practice and experience
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 1984


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