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virtual file system (VFS)

  1. The VFS file system is a virtual file system that can be used to integrate different file system formats such as the file allocation table (FAT) or ISO 9660 into a unified structure. The structure shown corresponds to that of a tree structure.

  2. VirtualFileSystem (VFS) also refers to file systems that are stored in different physical repositories. These can be file systems distributed over several computers or clusters, for example.

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Englisch: virtual file system - VFS
Updated at: 05.01.2012
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