Operating Systems: Filesystems

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Why Operating Systems: Filesystems?

Continue your Operating Systems learning journey! Whether it is playing music, looking at photos, or watching a movie, computers are responsible for holding a lot of data. Learn about the filesystem, which is the data structure used by the operating system to store and retrieve that data.

Take-Away Skills

This course will cover content such as:

  • Filesystem layers and operations
  • Metadata
  • Basic filesystem manipulation

Notes on Prerequisites

We recommend that you complete Operating Systems: Process Synchronization and Memory Management before completing this course.

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    Learn about how the operating system uses filesystems to store, organize, and retrieve data.

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Course Description

Learn about filesystems and how they interact with Operating Systems.

Details

Earn a certificate of completion
1 hour to complete in total
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Learn about how the operating system uses filesystems to store, organize, and retrieve data.