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cache

 [kash]
a memory mechanism used by a computer to accelerate access to information.
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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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(2) We also optimize the caching strategy which takes both the user's access result and cache hit ratio into account.
The caching adult may have been the male, because females perform most or all of the incubation (Ratcliffe 1997; Boarman and Heinrich 1999), but because of the nest exchange the sexual identity of the caching bird remains uncertain.
This proposed Caching mechanism deploys two functional units namely request scheduler and cache instructor.
It is an Adaptive Caching Using Multiple Experts which uses a machine learning algorithm to dynamically determine the performance of replacement policy by assigning different weights to all the replacement policy in the expert pool in accordance to their real time performances.
While application servers perform a certain amount of caching in volatile DRAM already, the amount of caching is limited by the 4GB to 8GB of memory typically on board a server.
When the total queries are 50000, 80000, or more, its performance is nearly the same with structure of the dynamic cache caching system.
Wateen Telecom, Pakistan's leading converged communications provider, selected the CacheMARA appliance solution as it offers a unique caching mechanism that enables caching for content from leading video portals, CDNs and file hosters.
This exercise is based on the fact that animals such as birds and squirrels experience a feast-or-famine existence: a relatively short period of food abundance is followed by a long period of food scarcity Many animal species solve this problem by caching food items that are not prone to decay (Figure 1; Smith & Reichman, 1984; Balda & Kamil, 1989, 1992; HadjChikh et al., 1996; Leaver & Daly, 2001; Pravosudov & Clayton, 2002; DeKort & Clayton, 2006; Vander Wall, 2010).
Viriya Upatising, Chief Technical Officer of True Internet, said: "Capacity measured in Net Cache Out, and efficiency measured in Hit Ratio, are the most important parameters for a caching system, determining its value to the operator.
Summary: PeerApp, a leading provider of Content Delivery Platforms and Transparent Internet Caching, announced that the company was recently featured on the Fox Business Network.