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Architecture of a Distributed File System

The internal architecture of a distributed file system (DFS) is designed to manage data across a network of machines efficiently. While the specific architecture can vary depending on the particular DFS, there are common components and principles that many distributed file systems share.

Key Components of a Distributed File System

1. Client Interface

  • Function: Provides a way for clients (users or applications) to access and manipulate files as if they were on a local file system.




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