Transaction file system for updating elements in a plenty of files through transactions

Application Number  00129219 Application Date  2000.09.29
Publication Number  1289966 Publication Date  2001.04.04
Priority Information   1999/9/29 JP 276263/1999  
Applicant(s) Name  K.K. Toshiba  
Inventor(s) Name  Kanai Tatsutoku;Yano Kokuni;Kizu Toshiki  
Patent Agency Code  11038 Patent Agent  li deshan
AbstractA transactional file system which is capable of realizing atomic update of plural files by transactions is disclosed. In the transactional file system, a log entry containing an information for validating all updates made by a transaction collectively on a stable memory device, is generated for one or more files updated on a buffer region by the transaction since a start of a processing of the transaction until a commit of the transaction. Then, the log entry is written into the stable memory device at a time of the commit of the transaction.