GFS and GFS2 File Systems

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The Global ______ System (GFS) is a file system for the Linux OS.

File

The ______ file system was developed for use with Mac operating systems.

Hierarchical

The NT file system is also known as the New Technology ______ System (NTFS).

File

The Universal ______ Format (UDF) is a vendor-neutral file system used on optical media and DVDs.

Disk

GFS and GFS2 file systems are available as free software under the terms of the GNU General Public ______.

License

Major types of file systems include distributed file systems, disk-based file systems and special purpose file ______.

systems

The NT file system offers better ______ support compared to the previous FAT file system.

metadata

File systems specify conventions for naming ______, including the maximum number of characters in a name.

files

File systems contain information such as the size of the file, as well as its ______, location and hierarchy in the directory in the metadata.

attributes

A file is placed in a ______ -- or a folder in Windows OS -- or subdirectory at the desired place in the tree structure.

directory

PC and mobile OSes have file systems in which files are placed somewhere in a ______ tree structure.

hierarchical

Before files and directories are created on the storage medium, ______ should be put into place.

partitions

In terms of general, simple-to-use file storage and retrieval, a ______ system may be preferred.

file

The term ______ system was used to refer to digital files as early as 1961.

file

Examples of such add-on ______ systems include the Network File System (NFS) and the Andrew File System (AFS).

file

The term ______ system can also refer to the hardware used for nonvolatile storage, the software application that controls the hardware and architecture of both hardware and software.

file

A ______ operation does not change the image of the database in any way.

read

In the context of databases, a single logical operation on a data or an event that occurs on a database is known as a ______.

transaction

Test your knowledge of the Global File System (GFS) and its updated version GFS2, a shared disk file system for Linux OS. Learn about its features, benefits, and uses. Revise with this study guide from PANGASINAN STATE UNIVERSITY.

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