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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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For cached files in LFU-SS, we use three operations: inserting a new file into the cache, removing a file from the cache, and updating file read hits.
We also need to reorder the heap of the cached files because of changes in these priorities.
LapLink Enterprise Network Accelerator knows when cached files have changed and transfers the changes to the network, keeping data easily synchronized.
Key to this value-added service is Active File Verification -- a process that ensures that cached files are not discarded prematurely and that outdated files are not retained.
Remote Net-Accelerator knows when cached files have changed and transfers the changes to the network, keeping data easily synchronized.