File management techniques

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John Wiley & Sons Canada, Limited, 1983 - Business & Economics - 247 pages
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Brings together in one convenient volume comprehensive coverage of file management techniques. Designed for undergraduates majoring in computer science. Uses PL/1 programming language to describe the use of file organizations. Covers the hardware and software involved in the creation and manipulation of files. Discusses storage device technology and file organizations such as tree- and list-structured. Explains modelling and evaluation of file organizations. Includes new storage technologies, analysis of query costs, protection and security, data structures, an introduction to database management systems, and sorting for file organizations/systems.

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Contents

External Storage Devices
13
Common File Structures
48
TreeStructured File Organizations
88
ListStructured File Organizations
130
File Systems
172
Sorting
188
Protection
206
Introduction to Database Management Systems
223
Index
241
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