File Structures

ISBN-10: 0201874016

ISBN-13: 9780201874013

Edition: 3rd 1998

List price: $119.60
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The conceptual tools to build file structures that can be quickly and efficiently accessed are provided here with the practice of object-oriented design and programming with complete implementations in C++.
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Book details

List price: $119.60
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/16/1997
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 724
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Introduction to File Structures
The Heart of File Structure Design
A Short History of File Structure Design
A Conceptual Toolkit: File Structure Literacy
Object-Oriented Programming in C++
Fundamental File Processing Operations
Physical Files and Logical Files
Opening Files
Closing Files
Reading and Writing
Special Characters in Files
The UNIX Directory Structure
Physical and Logical Files in UNIX
File-related Header Files
UNIX File System Commands
Secondary Storage and System Software
Magnetic Tape
Disk versus Tape
Storage as a Hierarchy
A Journey of a Byte
Buffer Management
Fundamental File Structure Concepts
Field and Record Organization
Using Classes to Manipulate Buffers
Using Inheritance for Record Buffer Classes
Managing Fixed Length, Fixed Field Buffers
An Object-Oriented Class for Record Files
Managing Files of Records
Record Access
More about Record Structures
Encapsulating Record Operations in a Single Class
File Access and File Organization
Object-Oriented Approach to File Access
Portability and Standardization
Organizing Files dor Performance
Data Compression
Reclaiming Space in Files
Finding Things Quickly: An Introduction to Internal Sorting and Binary Searching
What Is an Index?
A Simple Index for Entry-Sequenced File
Template Classes in C++
Object-Oriented support for Indexed, Entry-Sequenced Files of Data Objects
Indexes That Are Too Large to Hold in Memory
Indexing to Provide Access by Multiple Keys
Retrieval Using Combinations of Secondary Keys
Improving the Secondary Index Structure: Inverted Lists
Selective Indexes
Cosequential Processing and the Sorting of Large Files
A Model for Implementing
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