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Junction Points (also commonly referred to as NTFS Junction or Directory Junction) is a type of reparse point which contains a link to a directory… Read More
Junction Points (also commonly referred to as NTFS Junction or Directory Junction) are a type of reparse point which contains link to a directory that… Read More
Fixed period SCAN (FSCAN) disk scheduling algorithm mainly focuses on handling high variance in shortest seek time first (SSTF). SCAN algorithm is also proposed to… Read More
Prerequisite – File Systems in Operating Systems A file is a collection of related information. The file system resides on secondary storage and provides efficient… Read More
1. C-SCAN Disk Scheduling Algorithm : C-SCAN algorithm, also known as Circular Elevator algorithm is the modified version of SCAN algorithm. In this algorithm, the… Read More
Prerequisite – File System NTFS stands for New Technology File System is a proprietary file system developed by Microsoft, started with the Windows NT 3.1… Read More
A file system provides the way of organizing a drive. Its primary operation is to specify the way the data is stored on the drive… Read More
1. Rotational Latency : Rotational Latency is also known as Rotational time. The amount of time taken by the disk to rotate the track when… Read More
1. SSTF disk scheduling algorithm : SSTF stands for Shortest Seek Time First. As the name specify, this algorithm serves the task request which is… Read More
File System in Linux : Linux supports more than 12 file systems with NFS technology. When Linux (that is, operating system code) is linked, the… Read More
FCFS disk scheduling algorithm: As the name suggests, the FCFS Scheduling Algorithm processes requests in the sequential order in which they arrive in the disk… Read More
Seek Time: A disk is divided into many circular tracks. Seek Time is defined as the time required by the read/write head to move from… Read More
Seek Time: A disk is divided into many circular tracks. Seek Time is defined as the time required by the read/write head to move from… Read More
Prerequisite – File Systems in Operating System First Understand the structure of storage device HDD: Terminology: (i). Sector (ii). Track (iii). Track-Sector (iv). Cluster or… Read More
Prerequisite – Functions of Operating System The File Manager is a system software responsible for the creation, deletion, modification of the files and managing their… Read More