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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.
Each page of the cached file must be mapped into the application's address space when a file is read from the IO-Lite file cache.