What is the Andrew File System (AFS)?

AFS was developed by the Carnegie Mellon University Information Technology Center (ITC). Development and current update are in the hands of Transarc Corporation. A version of AFS called Distributed File System (DFS) is a component of the Open Software Foundation (OSF) Distributed Computing Environment (DCE). Architecturally, AFS is similar to NFS (Network File System). AFS […]

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