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Zero-byte file

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A zero byte file or zero length file is a computer file containing no data; that is, it has a length or size of zero bytes. [1]

20 relations: ASCII, Audio file format, Cache (computing), Computer file, Data, Document, File format, File system, Filename, Image file formats, Metadata, Operating system, Page cache, Public utility, Random-access memory, Text editor, Text file, Unix-like, Version control, Word processor.


ASCII, abbreviated from American Standard Code for Information Interchange, is a character encoding standard for electronic communication.

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Audio file format

An audio file format is a file format for storing digital audio data on a computer system.

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Cache (computing)

In computing, a cache, is a hardware or software component that stores data so future requests for that data can be served faster; the data stored in a cache might be the result of an earlier computation, or the duplicate of data stored elsewhere.

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Computer file

A computer file is a computer resource for recording data discretely in a computer storage device.

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Data is a set of values of qualitative or quantitative variables.

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A document is a written, drawn, presented, or memorialized representation of thought.

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File format

A file format is a standard way that information is encoded for storage in a computer file.

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File system

In computing, a file system or filesystem controls how data is stored and retrieved.

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A filename (also written as two words, file name) is a name used to uniquely identify a computer file stored in a file system.

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Image file formats

Image file formats are standardized means of organizing and storing digital images.

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Metadata is "data that provides information about other data".

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Operating system

An operating system (OS) is system software that manages computer hardware and software resources and provides common services for computer programs.

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Page cache

In computing, a page cache, sometimes also called disk cache, is a transparent cache for the pages originating from a secondary storage device such as a hard disk drive (HDD).

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Public utility

A public utility (usually just utility) is an organization that maintains the infrastructure for a public service (often also providing a service using that infrastructure).

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Random-access memory

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of computer data storage that stores data and machine code currently being used.

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Text editor

A text editor is a type of computer program that edits plain text.

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Text file

A text file (sometimes spelled "textfile"; an old alternative name is "flatfile") is a kind of computer file that is structured as a sequence of lines of electronic text.

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A Unix-like (sometimes referred to as UN*X or *nix) operating system is one that behaves in a manner similar to a Unix system, while not necessarily conforming to or being certified to any version of the Single UNIX Specification.

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Version control

A component of software configuration management, version control, also known as revision control or source control, is the management of changes to documents, computer programs, large web sites, and other collections of information.

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Word processor

A word processor is a computer program or device that provides for input, editing, formatting and output of text, often plus other features.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zero-byte_file

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