Solid-state disk cache
can offer savings through delaying or avoiding expensive forklift upgrades and data migration by accelerating existing storage and extending its useful life.
The results (Table V) indicate that when the server memory is used as a traditional disk cache
, it has a very low hit rate of 0.45% because most of the blocks it stores are duplicated in the local and cooperative caches.
A disk cache
of 256K is extremely important in lowering the average seek time; a buffer of this size is not hard to find.
Whatever the clock speed of your computer, you will see a difference with the help of a disk cache
Thus, DOS buffers serve as a primitive disk cache
. The number of DOS buffers was kept constant at 20 for all but one of the experiments.
As part of ILM, secondary disk cache
is being used to stage data before being sent to tape.
TenXpert is a dedicated, stand-alone, multi-user Novell, Windows NT, and UNIX CD-ROM network server offering up to 36 GB of hard disk cache
that significantly enhances CD library performance, according to the company.
The TenXpert is a dedicated, standalone, multi-user, CD-ROM network server with a large hard disk cache
that offers users of Cygnet's popular id 100 instant, direct network connection and significantly enhances jukebox performance.
Netscape has a similar feature which it calls the Disk Cache
. Netscape users can edit the settings or empty the Disk Cache
folder by choosing Edit, Preferences, Advanced, Cache.
With automatic CD-ROM mounting and unmounting, a large hard disk cache
, and 100-Mbps network speeds, the hardware server automatically controls all functions so there is no software to install and no Windows or Novell license fees, according to the company.
I decided to model a disk cache
product that could achieve an 85% cache hit rate.