sequential file

sequentieel bestand (bestand waarin de gegevens in volgorde verwerkt worden door speciale sleutel in toegang tot elk van hen vereist aftasting vanaf begin van bestand)

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  • sequential file — file in which data is arranged according to a specific key and access to all data required scanning from the beginning of the file …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sequential file — noun A file which consists of the same record types that is stored on a secondary storage device. The physical sequence of records may be based upon sorting values of one or more data items or fields …   Wiktionary

  • sequential — adjective Date: 1844 1. of, relating to, or arranged in a sequence ; serial < sequential file systems > 2. following in sequence 3. relating to or based on a method of testing a statistical hypothesis that involves examination of a sequence of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sequential access — noun (computing) A method of finding data in a file by reading through the file from the beginning (cf ↑direct access) • • • Main Entry: ↑sequence …   Useful english dictionary

  • File system — For library and office filing systems, see Library classification. Further information: Filing cabinet A file system (or filesystem) is a means to organize data expected to be retained after a program terminates by providing procedures to store,… …   Wikipedia

  • File system fragmentation — In computing, file system fragmentation, sometimes called file system aging, is the inability of a file system to lay out related data sequentially (contiguously), an inherent phenomenon in storage backed file systems that allow in place… …   Wikipedia

  • Sequential access — In computer science, sequential access means that a group of elements (e.g. data in a memory array or a disk file or on a tape) is accessed in a predetermined, ordered sequence. Sequential access is sometimes the only way of accessing the data,… …   Wikipedia

  • sequential-access — /si kwen sheuhl ak ses/, adj. Computers. 1. of or pertaining to a storage medium, as magnetic tape, in which records must be accessed by reading or writing from the beginning of the file. 2. of or pertaining to file processing in which records… …   Universalium

  • sequential-access — /si kwen sheuhl ak ses/, adj. Computers. 1. of or pertaining to a storage medium, as magnetic tape, in which records must be accessed by reading or writing from the beginning of the file. 2. of or pertaining to file processing in which records… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sequential order — arrangement of data according to a certain key so that access to all data must be made by scanning from the beginning of the file …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sequential access — UK / US noun [uncountable] computing a way of getting and reading a computer file by starting at the beginning See: direct access …   English dictionary

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