Definition of Memory cache

1. Noun. (computer science) RAM memory that is set aside as a specialized buffer storage that is continually updated; used to optimize data transfers between system elements with different characteristics.

Exact synonyms: Cache
Generic synonyms: Buffer, Buffer Storage, Buffer Store
Specialized synonyms: Disk Cache
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Memory Cache

memory T-cell
memory access
memory board
memory cache (current term)
memory card
memory cards
memory cell
memory chip
memory device
memory disorder
memory foam
memory image
memory lane
memory leak
memory leaks
memory like a sieve
memory loop
memory loss

Literary usage of Memory cache

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. SAS(R) 9.1 Companion for Windows by SAS Institute (2004)
"MEMCACHE= 0 I 1 I 4 0 specifies memory cache is off. 1 specifies not to add any new ... 4 specifies memory cache is on. Memory is used as a SAS file cache. ..."

2. Altova Xml Schema Accelerated Online Training by Altova Online Training, Altova (2005)
"The problem should be gone. (// it is not, close the file, clear the cache then reopen the file). Figure: The memory cache speeds ..."

3. The Backup Book: Disaster Recovery from Desktop to Data Center by Dorian J. Cougias, E. L. Heiberger, Karsten Koop (2003)
"... to position the device heads in preparation for access to a particular logical block. The drive's extra Each drive has its own memory cache where ..."

4. SAS(R) 9.1 Companion for OpenVMS Alpha by Sas Institute, Institute SAS Institute (2004)
"The CACHESIZE= option is the size of the internal memory cache used for the life of the current open, so it can change any time the file is opened. ..."

5. The Heart of the Internet: An Insider's View of the Origin and Promise of by Jacques Vallee (2003)
"With Netscape you would select "EDIT" and "PREFERENCES." Under "CATEGORY" double-click on "ADVANCED" and select "CACHE." Continue with "CLEAR memory cache" ..."

6. Altova Xmlspy 2005 User & Reference Manual by Altova (2005)
"14.5.13 Flush memory cache This command flushes all cached Schema and DTD documents from memory. To speed up validation and intelligent editing, ..."

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