Fully-Indexed File Organization


For Partially-Indexed File Organisation see 7.1.4 Partially-Indexed Sequential File Organization

  • Fully-indexed file organization is when all records of a file are indexed.
  • This allows files to be sorted in a variety of different ways, in order to access them in a different manner.

Example:


Two different was of sorting files
Key
Record Number

Key
Record Number
A
3

F
0
B
5

E
1
C
4

G
2
D
7

A
3
E
1

C
4
F
0

B
5
G
2

J
6
H
9

D
7
I
8

I
8
J
6

H
9