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Guide to Cache Memory

Guide to Cache Memory

What is cache memory? Learn about cache memory, how it works, and why cache is needed in a modern computer system.

Paging and Segmentation

Paging and Segmentation

Paging is a memory management function that presents storage locations to the CPU as additional memory. Segmentation is a virtual process that creates variable-sized address spaces called segments.

What is Memory Ballooning?

What is Memory Ballooning?

Memory ballooning is an effective approach to memory management in hypervisor virtualization technology, though it comes with some trade-offs.

Top Defragmentation Tools

Top Defragmentation Tools

These leading disk defragmentation tools enable you to defrag your system easily and more efficiently.

Shared Memory

Shared Memory

Shared memory is a technology that enables computer programs to simultaneously share memory resources for higher performance and fewer redundant data copies.

Kubernetes Storage

Kubernetes Storage

Kubernetes storage is useful to storage administrators because it enables different forms of persistent, stateful data retention within Kubernetes cluster deployments, which are increasingly popular.

Docker Storage

Docker Storage

Learn what Docker containers are all about, including how to enable different types of storage to support stateful application deployment.

RAID Controllers

RAID Controllers

A RAID controller is a card or chip located between the operating system and the storage drives. RAID provides data redundancy and improves drive performance.

What is Memory Swapping?

What is Memory Swapping?

Memory swapping makes use of storage capacity to create a swap file to extend available system resources.

Data Storage Memory Management: Optimizing Computer Memory

Data Storage Memory Management: Optimizing Computer Memory

Since the beginning of modern IT, the challenge of memory exhaustion has been handled by a diverse set of capabilities, usually grouped under the heading of memory management.

What is DIMM?

What is DIMM?

DIMM stands for Dual In-Line Memory Module, a type of computer memory that is natively 64 bits, enabling fast data transfer.

RAM vs. ROM Differences

RAM vs. ROM Differences

RAM and ROM are two types of memory crucial to the proper functioning of a computer. Learn about the differences and similarities between RAM vs. ROM.

What is Phase Change Memory?

What is Phase Change Memory?

Phase Change Memory is an emerging area of technology that offers the promise of faster speed and increased durability over existing Flash storage devices.

Fragmentation: Understanding Disk and RAM Fragmentation

Fragmentation: Understanding Disk and RAM Fragmentation

Disk fragmentation is a common occurrence in modern operating systems and applications as data storage is often allocated in an non-sequential approach.

Data Migration: The Strategy to Succeed

Data Migration: The Strategy to Succeed

Migrating data is a challenging process with some significant risks attached. It is essential to plan, execute, and test as effectively as possible.

Understanding Fault Tolerance: Securing Your System

Understanding Fault Tolerance: Securing Your System

Systems that cannot be allowed to fail require fault tolerance. Learn about the systems and technology of fault tolerance and how your business can achieve it.

Memory vs. Storage

Memory vs. Storage

The primary distinctions between memory and storage are between volatility and non-volatility, and between performance and capacity.

Understanding DRAM

Understanding DRAM

Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) is a type or random access memory (RAM) found in modern desktop and laptop computers today, including Windows PCs and Apple Macs.

Disaster Recovery Testing: Ensuring Your DR Plan Works

Disaster Recovery Testing: Ensuring Your DR Plan Works

Find out why disaster recovery tests are essential to all IT organizations, and how to carry them out successfully and efficiently.

Random Access Memory: Fast, Short Term Memory

Random Access Memory: Fast, Short Term Memory

A vital part of every computer system, random access memory (RAM) provides short term storage space for data and program code.

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