inode and file descriptor table Interaction

 Inode tables interact with user process specific file descriptor tables and global file tables in Unix File System to facilitate the file handling. In this article we would discuss about these table in detail and build an understandin

Inode - file structure on Unix

Internal representation of a file is called an Inode (contraction of term - index node) which contains all the required information and description of the file data and its layout on disk. This article deals in detail with the informati

Unix File System internals

In Unix based file systems all the entities on disk are treated as a File. The internal representation of a file is called an "inode" (contraction of term - index node) which contains all the required information and description of the fi

Tries - n-ary Prefix Tree

Trie - pronounced as try, derived from retrieval is a data-structure based on n-ary tree and is a specialized form of prefix trees. In this article, we will first see what is a trie and then we will discuss about the dictionary appl