FAST c/s, F&L's flagship product, is a file maintenance utility with more than 2,270 users worldwide. FAST c/s automates the file resizing process for the uniVerse, UniData, and Prime INFORMATION databases. FAST c/s runs on the UNIX, Windows NT/2000 and Primos environments on all major hardware platforms. Users are provided with the best recommendations for modulo, type (hashing algorithm), and separation (block size). These parameter choices will help achieve maximum system performance, efficient use of disk space, and file integrity validation with the least amount of administrative effort.