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OCFS stands for Oracle Cluster File System. It is a shared storage file system developed by Oracle Corporation and released under the GNU General Public License. In computing, a file system is a method for storing and organizing computer files and the data they contain to make it easy to find and access them. ... Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL) is one of the major companies developing database management systems, tools for database development, enterprise resource planning software, customer relationship management software (CRM) and supply chain planning (SCM) software. ... The GNU logo Wikisource has original text related to this article: GNU General Public License The GNU General Public License (GNU GPL or simply GPL) is a widely-used free software license, originally written by Richard Stallman for the GNU project. ...

OCFS2 (version 2) was integrated into the Linux kernel version 2.6.16. It uses a distributed lock manager which resembles the OpenVMS DLM but is much simpler.[1] The Linux kernel is a Unix-like operating system kernel that was begun by Linus Torvalds in 1991 and subsequently developed with the assistance of developers worldwide. ... A distributed lock manager (DLM) provides distributed applications with a means to synchronize their accesses to shared resources. ... OpenVMS (Open Virtual Memory System or just VMS) is the name of a high-end computer server operating system that runs on the VAX and Alpha family of computers developed by Digital Equipment Corporation of Maynard, Massachusetts (now owned by Hewlett-Packard), and more recently on Hewlett-Packard systems built...

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Global File System (or GFS) is a shared-storage journaled cluster, or distributed file system. ... The following lists identify, characterise and link to fuller information on computer file systems. ... Lustre is an Open Source file system for Network-attached storage, generally used for large scale cluster computing. ...

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