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A system and method for allocating contiguous portions of memory to a file. On or more file nodes are provided for allocating memory to one or more files, and the location of these file nodes is maintained. Within these file nodes, the location of one or more runs of contiguous portions of memory are maintained. These contiguous portions of memory are allocated to a file in accordance with the corresponding file node. In one embodiment, the file nodes can be extended in a binary tree structure of additional nodes each storing locations of runs of contiguous portions of memory.

Title
High performance file system
Application Number
7/400533
Publication Number
5371885
Application Date
August 29, 1989
Publication Date
December 6, 1994
Inventor
James G Letwin
Kirkland
WA, US
Agent
Seed and Berry
Assignee
Microsoft Corporation
WA, US
IPC
G06F 12/02
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