File Allocation Table, aka File Allocation Table, is a filesystem created in 1977. File Allocation Table (FAT) is a computer file system architecture and a family of industry-standard file systems utilizing it. The FAT file system is a continuing standard which borrows source code from the original, legacy file system and proves to be simple and robust. It offers useful performance even in lightweight implementations, but cannot deliver the same performance, reliability and scalability as some modern file systems. Read more on Wikipedia...
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- File Allocation Table first appeared in 1977
- See also: exfat, ntfs, linux, freebsd, ext4, ascii, x86-assembly, rexx, java, android
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Last updated January 18th, 2020