Directory (Databases)

Directory (Databases)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Generally, a directory, as used in computing and telephony, refers to a repository or database of information which is heavily optimized for reading, under the assumption that data updates are very rare compared to data reads. Commonly, a directory supports search and browsing in addition to simple lookups. A website which offer access to a categorized listing of other websites optimized for lookup, search, or browsing is a directory, a web directory. The Open Directory Project is an example of a web directory. Directory technology is often used in white page applications and network information services. WHOIS is a prominent example of directory service providing white pages.
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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Placpublishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136317575
  • 9786136317571