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file system

A means of organizing the addressable (LUN) storage of one or more physical or virtual disks to give users and applications a convenient way of organizing files. File systems appear to users and applications as directories arranged in a hierarchy.

A means of organizing the addressable storage of one or more physical or virtual disks to give users and applications a convenient way of organizing files. File systems appear to users and applications as directories arranged in a hierarchy.

A collection of files organized together into a structure. File systems are based on a hierarchical structure consisting of directories and files.

The organization of files on storage devices. The term file system can refer either to the entire file system or to a subsection of that file system, contained within a disk section or a logical volume that can be mounted or unmounted from that tree.