hit rate(redirected from hit ratio)
hit rate[′hit ‚rāt]
The ratio of the number of records found and processed during a particular processing run, to the total number of records available.
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The fraction of all memory reads which are satisfied from the cache.
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hit rateThe chief measurement of a cache, which is the percentage of all accesses that are satisfied by the data in the cache. Also known as "hit ratio." See cache and hits.
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