A model, schema, and interface for metadata file systems

  title={A model, schema, and interface for metadata file systems},
  author={Stijn Dekeyser and Richard Watson and Lasse Motr{\o}en},
Modern computer systems are based on the traditional hierarchical file system model, but typically contain large numbers of files with complex interrelationships. This traditional model is not capable of meeting the needs of current computer system users, who need to be able to store and retrieve files based on flexible criteria. A metadata file system can associate an extensive and rich set of data with a file, thus enabling more effective file organisation and retrieval than traditional file… CONTINUE READING

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