file allocation table

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Noun1.file allocation table - the part of a floppy disk or hard disk where information is stored about the location of each piece of information on the disk (and about the location of unusable areas of the disk)
table, tabular array - a set of data arranged in rows and columns; "see table 1"
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Express Logic's X-Ware IoT Platform, the industry's most comprehensive deeply embedded run-time offering, includes the ThreadX RTOS, the FileX[R] embedded FAT file system, the embedded GUIX[TM] UI framework, the NetX[TM]/NetX Duo[TM] embedded TCP/IP protocol stack, and the USBX[TM] embedded USB support.
Whenever user access file blocks will be reallocated dynamically to provide access confidentiality in cloud and FAT file system will get updated.
exFAT is an updated version of the FAT file system, "exFAT is a modern file system that facilitates large files for audiovisual media and enables seamless data portability for an easy interchange of files between electronic devices.
com/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) exFAT is a modern file system improving on its predecessor, the FAT file system, and greatly expands the size of files that flash memory devices can handle by more than five times over the previous technology.
TomTom agreed to make unspecified payments to Microsoft in order to settle Redmond's claims that Linux code used in TomTom's products contained patented Microsoft technology -- specifically, the FAT file system.
Specific paper topics include graph matching constraints for synthesis with complex components, silicon compaction/defragmentation for partial runtime reconfiguration, merge logic for clustered multithreaded VLIW processors, and a reliable FAT file system.
Getting your music (in MP3, Ogg Vorbis or WMA format) onto it is as simple as dragging and dropping files onto an SD card (it must be formatted in the FAT file system used by Windows).