Thursday, December 23, 2004

File Systems and Databases

"The topic of combining a database system (usually a conventional relational db system) with a file system to add meta-data, a richer set of attributes to files, has been a recurring discussion item on this and other sites. The article published last week, Rethinking the OS [], under the heading "Where Is It Stored?" talks about the ability to locate a file without knowing the exact name or location."

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