Disk File Systens[edit | edit source]
- ADFS - Acorn's Advanced Disc filing system, successor to DFS.
- BFS - the Be File System used on BeOS, occasionally misnamed as BeFS
- DFS (Acorn) - Early Acorn file system used on BBC Micros
- ext Extended file system, designed for Linux systems
- ext2 -
- ext3 - Journaling form of ext2.
- FAT - File Allocation Table - MS-DOS file systen. Has
- Files-11 - OpenVMS file system; also used on some PDP-11 systems; supports record-orientated files
- HFS Designed for Macintoshes, successes MFS
- HFS Plus - Updated version of HFS, used on newer Mac OS systems. Recent versions allow journaling.
- HPFS - High Performance File System, used on OS/2
- MFS (Mac) - Orignal Macintosh file system
- NTFS - Used on Windows NT, Window 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 systems
- NSS - Novell Storage Services. This is a new 64-bit journaling file system using a balanced tree algorithm. Used in NetWare versions 5.0-up and recently ported to Linux
- OFS (Amiga)
Distrubated File Systems[edit | edit source]
- Network File System (NFS (Unix)) originally from Sun Microsystems is the standard in UNIX-based networks. NFS may use Kerberos authentication and a client cache
- Server Message Block (SMB) originally from IBM (but the most common version is modified heavily by Microsoft) is the standard in Windows-based networks. SMB is also known as Common Internet File System (CIFS) or Samba file system. SMB may use Kerberos authentication..
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