File organization is a logical relationship among various records. This method defines how file records are mapped onto disk blocks. File organization is used to describe the way in which the records are stored in terms of blocks, and the blocks are placed on the storage medium.

File Organization and Indexing – Database Management System

In this “File Organization and Indexing – Database Management System” you will learn about the following topics:

  1. Introduction to Physical Design
  2. Physical Data Storage
  3. Memory Hierarchy for Computer System
  4. Cache Memory and Main Memory, Secondary Memory
  5. Data Storage Methods
  6. Primary Storage
  7. Main Memory, Cache
  8. Secondary Storage
  9. Flash Memory, Magnetic Disk Storage
  10. Tertiary Storage
  11. Optical Storage, Tape Storage
  12. Organization of Records into Blocks
  13. Fixed Length Records, Variable Length Records
  14. File Organization
  15. The objective of File Organization
  16. Types of File Organization
  17. Sequential File Organization, Heap File Organization, Hash File Organization, B+ File Organization, Indexed Sequential Access Method (ISAM), Cluster File Organization
  18. Indexing in DBMS
  19. Index Structure
  20. Indexing Methods
  21. Ordered Indices, Primary Index, Dense Index, Sparse Index, Clustering Index, Secondary Index
  22. Type of Indexes
  23. Function-Based Indexes, Bitmap Indexes, Domain Indexes, Clusters, Indexed Sequential Access Method (ISAM)

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