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GATE CSE 2021 Set 1
MCQ (More than One Correct Answer)
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-0.67

Consider a linear list based implementation in a file system. Each directory is a list of nodes, where each node contains the file name along with the file metadata, such as the list of pointers to the data blocks. Consider a given directory foo.

Which of the following operations will necessarily require a full scan of foo for successful completion?

A
Renaming of an existing file in foo
B
Opening of an existing file in foo
C
Deletion of an existing file from foo
D
Creation of a new file in foo
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GATE CSE 2020
Numerical
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-0.67
Consider a database implemented using B+ tree for file indexing and installed on a disk drive with block size of 4 KB. The size of search key is 12 bytes and the size of tree/disk pointer is 8 bytes. Assume that the database has one million records. Also assume that no node of the B+ tree and no records are present initially in main memory. Consider that each record fits into one disk block. The minimum number of disk accesses required to retrieve any record in the database is ______.
Your input ____
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GATE CSE 2015 Set 3
Numerical
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-0
Consider a B+ tree in which the search key is 12 bytes long, block size is 1024 bytes, record pointer is 10 bytes long and block pointer is 8 bytes long. The maximum number of keys that can be accommodated in each non-leaf node of the tree is ____.
Your input ____
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GATE CSE 2009
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
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-0.6
The following key values are inserted into a B+-tree in which order of the internal nodes is 3, and that of the leaf nodes is 2, in the sequence given below. The order of internal nodes is the maximum number of tree pointers in each node, and the order of leaf nodes is the maximum number of data items that can be stored in it. The B+- tree is initially empty.

10, 3, 6, 8, 4, 2, 1

The maximum number of times leaf nodes would get split up as a result of these insertions is
A
2
B
3
C
4
D
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