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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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Gear6 Web Cache for the Cloud is immediately available on Amazon EC2.
Building on the security and manageability of the Microsoft Windows 2000 platform, ISA Server provides a sophisticated multilayer enterprise firewall and a high-performance Web cache to control, secure and accelerate business on the Internet.
In addition, Oracle9i Application Server allows Digital River to deliver superior application performance and scalability by taking advantage of tight integration between the Java and Web Cache technologies in Oracle9i Application Server and Oracle9i Database.
End applications include dedicated servers, network attached storage (NAS), storage area networks (SAN), Web caches, load balancers and network security equipment.