Explain the following terms as used in disk management using operating system:
(i) Disk defragmentation. (2 marks)
Process of putting together scattered files to fasten access speed
(ii) Disk clean up (2 marks)
Process of deleting and removing files on the hard disk that may no longer be needed e.g. files on cache, internet files, installation files
State two magnetic Storage devices
Describe the structure of a hard disk in reference to cylinders, tracks and sectors.
Give two advantages of a Digital Versatile Disk over a normal Compact disk.
Purpose of disk partitioning
What is meant by disk partitioning?
Process of diving a large physical disk into two or more partitions called logical drives.
Discuss any two functions of secondary devices
State TWO functions of Inter Record Gap (IRG) in magnetic tapes
Distinguish between READ and WRITE as used in storage media.
Outline TWO purposes /uses of optical disks
Describe four disk management tools
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