Unformatted text preview: find a certain I.D. number or students name in the file, and say there’s over 1000 numbers or names, it would have to go through sequential order to get to the number or name. If the number of name is 500 th one or even the 1000 th one, it would take a long time to get to the I.D. number or student’s name that is needed. With a direct access or random access file, it can go in sequential order and it can locate that certain I.D number or name. So it just makes sense to choose the direct access or random access file instead of the sequential access file....
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- Fall '08
- Computer Architecture, random access, Sequential access, random access file, sequential access file