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cache

 [kash]
a memory mechanism used by a computer to accelerate access to information.

cache

[kash]
(in computer technology) a fast storage buffer in the central processing unit or hard drive used to increase the amount and speed of data processing. Also called cache memory.

cache

A storage area on a PC’s hard drive where the browser temporarily stores web pages and/or graphic elements.
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Also, the tests presented here will be taken to the next level by taking into account scenarios that involve large amounts of data, OLTP and OLAP databases, and a large set of cached tables.
File-cache uses memory chips, which are 1000 times faster than mechanical rotating disk storage, so it can deliver the required performance where cached RAID storage cannot.
File caching is an architectural solution employed when an application server becomes I/O bound and cached RAID storage cannot deliver the required I/O performance.
File caching uses memory chips, which are 1000 times faster than mechanical rotating disk storage, so it can deliver the required performance where cached RAID storage cannot.
As changes to the data occur at the source and potentially across the network the SpiritARCHITECTURE, including SpiritCACHE, updates the local cached copy with any changes, rather than retransmitting all data.