external buffer

external buffer

[ek′stərn·əl ′bəf·ər]
(computer science)
A buffer storage located outside the computer's main storage, often within a control unit or other peripheral device.
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In the realm of building foreign exchange reserves to bolster the external buffer, many independent economists, including the ones who remained associated with the IMF for a long time, termed the program as 'self-serving.
5 pF obviates the need for an external buffer amplifier.
Although there is little information on these assets, and the liquidity is a notable caveat to the fund's usefulness as an external buffer, the sheer scale of the holdings (summing to $300bn) is enough to assuage investors," Samba noted.
5% of GDP in 2016, provides some form of external buffer.
No external buffer memory is required in designs based on these fabric managers, which minimizes power dissipation and PCB footprint.
This device requires no external buffer memory, which drastically reduces PCB footprint, system power and system cost.
Finally, Bahrain's net asset international investment position, which stood at 78 per cent of GDP in 2014, provides some form of external buffer.
The selectable output buffer is built-in for each channel to deliver higher driving current as well as saving the cost of an external buffer or amplifier.
The full-featured version incorporates the FS2 BlackBox probe instead of the ByteBlaster for the target connection, and includes an optional external buffer for deep trace capture.
EPI's MAJIC Series contains the recently announced Multi-Dimensional Scaling Support (MDSS) for multi-core implementations and devices with on-chip trace buffers, plus the ARM Embedded Trace Macrocell (ETM) and MIPS EJTAG PCTrace implementations supplying trace data to an external buffer within the MAJIC-PLUS version of the family.
The Nios embedded processor OCD peripheral supports hardware (data) break points and real time software trace to a large external buffer.
The IMF called for careful phasing in of new external liabilities and strengthening of external buffers to complement short-term efforts to strengthen external sustainability.