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Method of Reducing Free Space Fragmentation of a DASD Volume

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000056502D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-14

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Mikkelsen, CW Palmer, OE [+details]

Abstract

This article describes a method for reducing the free-space fragmentation of a DASD (direct access storage device) volume, thus improving space utilization and performance.