Object storage: An elementary approach to file structure
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IT in Europe - December 2011

Object-based storage dispenses with the hierarchical file system, so there are no nested subfolders. Instead, it uses an indexed flatfile structure in which each object is given a unique ID. Each object acts as a container for end users’ files, and indexes are often held in RAM, making them very fast to access.   Access >>>

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