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Definition updated on July 2023


Distributed File

What are distributed file systems?

The term "distributed file system" (DFS) refers to a file system that is dispersed among a number of file servers or locations, such as file servers situated in several physical places. From any device and from anywhere on the network, files are available just as if they were kept locally. A DFS makes it simple for users on a network to share data and files in a controlled and authorized manner. A distributed file system (DFS) is a file system that is kept and spread across several places, such as file servers situated throughout various cities. Files are available from any device and any place, exactly as if they were locally stored. A DFS facilitates the controlled sharing of data and files among authorized users on a network.

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