TechTarget

CW+ Premium Content/IT in Europe

Thank you for joining!
Access your Pro+ Content below.
December 2011

Object storage: An elementary approach to file structure

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.

Features in this issue

Columns in this issue

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchCIO

SearchSecurity

SearchNetworking

SearchDataCenter

SearchDataManagement

Close