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short-term memory

[‚shȯrt ‚tərm ′mem·rē]
(psychology)
Conscious, brief retention of information that is currently being processed in a person's mind.
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The cognitive load means a series of mental activities that impose themselves on active memory in a certain time.
Power Systems virtualization, with capabilities like micro-partitioning and recently added active memory sharing, delivers higher utilization in the data center, reducing client costs in energy, space, maintenance and software licenses.
Attackers are able to read portions of active memory or cause systems to cease responding.
Very large applications, such as the complete US address search, need around 10 MB of active memory and processor clock speeds in excess of 400 MHz are recommended for locations to be identified within a few seconds.
The Nokia 2280 has a range of messaging features, such as storing up to 100 text messages (including 10 message templates) and up to 250 contacts with phone number using the same active memory.
But this is precisely the beauty of the new methods used by NanoScan as it processes thousands of files almost instantly, detecting any and all malware in active memory or in the most commonly exploited areas of an end-user's operating system.
Worm: A worm is a self-replicating virus that does not alter files but resides in active memory and duplicates itself.
The eight-die MCP consists of a stack of eight active memory chips and seven interposers, while the chips of the very thin two-die UFBGA device are separated by a single interposer.
Start Up Shield -- this new addition to Spy Sweeper's Active Memory Shield prevents the addition of programs to the start up menu without a user's permission.
IBM, Active Memory, Chipkill memory, the e-business logo, X-Architecture, Memory ProteXion, pSeries, XpandOnDemand, eLiza and xSeries are trademarks of IBM Corporation.
0 also offers an active memory shield that notifies users when a spy attempts to run in memory and uses progress bars to illustrate how much time remains in the sweeping process.