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cache hit

(storage)
A request to read from memory which can satisfied from the cache without using the main memory.

Opposite: cache miss.

cache hit

Finding and retrieving an instruction or item of data in a cache. Contrast with cache miss. See cache.
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Considering that the cache value is measured by multiple factors, we propose a caching value assessment algorithm based on analytic hierarchy process to optimize the caching strategy and increase users' cache hit ratio.
In the lookup, we denote the cache hit rate as [p.sub.1].
The way to improve the cache memory performance is to improve the cache hit rate.
Existing methods aimed at enhancing the cache hit ratio [25-27] effectively reduce the likelihood of exposing queries to the LBS server while conserving the communication cost and computation load of the anonymizer.
The evaluation results showed that TBF achieves a better cache hit rate and operations per second comparable to those of LRU in spite of its much smaller memory requirements (Cristian et al.
* Content is more localized and dynamic - cache hits are less predictable based on global statistics [4], [7]
Thus, the static cache hit rate should be high; it enhances the whole cache hit rate.
Increasing the cache hit ratio on the client side causes increasing the miss ratio on the server side and vice versa [7].
"With NetApp Flash Cache, we're seeing nearly a 70% cache hit rate in a shared seismic working environment, eliminating the need for the system to retrieve data from the SATA drives 70% of the time.
If requested data is contained in the cache (cache hit), this request can be served by simply reading the cache, which is comparably faster.
Simulation analysis/ results show that the system has reasonable improvement in the cache hit ratio when the predicted services are cached.
This results in an improved cache hit ratio in comparison with existing products based on the SH-4 core.