Advanced File Control

Chapter 7, “File and Record Locking”

Describes the different ways of locking files or records within files for exclusive use between processes and systems.

Chapter 8, “Using Asynchronous I/O”

Describes how to schedule file I/O asynchronously, in a parallel thread.

Chapter 9, “High-Performance File I/O”

Describes the use of direct-to-disk file I/O, and guaranteed-rate I/O.