Lecture 11: File Systems

4 November, 2011

We focus on file systems in this week’s lecture. Will talk a little bit about disk performances as well.

Having a hardcopy of slides during lecture would be helpful. Be prepare to take notes during lecture.

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  • Section 4.3, 4.4
  • Section 5.4.3
  • Section 10.6.3

Related Wikipedia entries are listed below. These are for students who are keen to go beyond what is covered in CS2106. Read the articles with a critical mind since Wikipedia is editable by anyone.

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  1. I’ve notice that moving files within a partition is really fast. It just depends on the number of files you’re moving, not the size of them. This is because the data itself still remains in the same place, isn’t it?

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