#x0B (11): MTS file system mentioned in the Filesystem article on Wikipedia

posted May 19, 2013, 6:27 AM by Jeff Ogden   [ updated Sep 26, 2014, 8:31 PM ]
From "Other file systems" in the Wikipedia article on File systems:

The file system of the Michigan Terminal System (MTS) is interesting because: (i) it provides "line files" where record lengths and line numbers are associated as metadata with each record in the file, lines can be added, replaced, updated with the same or different length records, and deleted anywhere in the file without the need to read and rewrite the entire file; (ii) using program keys files may be shared or permitted to commands and programs in addition to users and groups; and (iii) there is a comprehensive file locking mechanism that protects both the file's data and its metadata.