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One technique for this is to transfer large conglomerates of data, called physical
records, between bulk storage and the machine at one time. The strategy here is
twofold. First, once a tape is moving, we keep it moving, or once we have found ...
Figure 8-3 The sequential file update (or merge) algorithm represented in
pseudocode read a record (called the current transaction record) from the
transaction file, read a record (called the current master record) from the old
master file, while ...
The idea is to first divide the file to be stored into many separate files containing
one record each. Next group the one-record files into pairs and within each pair
designate one file as the transaction file and the other as the old master.
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PART ONE Machine Architecture
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