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cache

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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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Clayton and her colleagues say that the decay-savvy birds were remembering the specifics--the what, where, and when--of caching.
File-caching appliances such as Actona's ActaStor use caching, compression and network optimization techniques to run standard CIFS and NFS file protocols over low-bandwidth, high-latency WANs.
DNS caching servers need to be secure and fast, as they generally resolve addresses outside of an organization for internal users.
Another advantage of edge caching is that there are multiple edge servers handling requests.
As the industry moves toward switched-fabric SANs with heterogeneous server and operating system support, the deployment of SAN management software will enable enterprises to realize the benefits of file caching in a much broader range of applications.
SpiritSoft embedded a rules engine into its popular object caching product to meet the business requirements of several existing customers, who are deploying the business rules engine for a broad range of applications," said Robert Davies, Chief Technology Officer for SpiritSoft.
On-demand edge caching is critical while running our Web ECLoanPro and LendWorks applications," said Vinayak Hegde, CTO of ABC Virtual Communications.
ObjectCache provides a 10 to 1000 times boost in performance over files or relational caching methods through its patented Virtual Memory Mapping Architecture (VMMA), which simplifies a developer's need to hand-code scalable cache management functionality.
We regard the WARP DataReactor software as the world's leading-edge Web caching technology that is powering some of the fastest caches in the world," explained Mike Clark, CEO of ApplianSys.
By adding secure caching of Intranet and other corporate content - as well as on-demand media streaming - to its former Web-focused caching, Equant has provided an important new functionality that addresses the need to support the growing deployments of enterprise web-based applications.
The RamSan-330 turbo charges storage by caching the most popular data and distributing it at maximum rates of 3 gigabytes per second bandwidth and 250,000 I/Os a second.