memory address space

memory address space

(architecture)
1. Any part of a processor's address space that is occupied by memory.

2. The range of addresses seen by a memory device relative to the base address at which it is mapped into the processor's address space.
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Client-server architectures offers greater protection against accidental data corruption than architectures where the database software shares the same memory address space as the applications that want to access the data, but at the cost of potential vulnerability against malicious attacks.
The AMD Opteron processor can deliver the computing power and the large memory address space that is needed to move to the next level in professional workstation applications.
Most servers today are either uniprocessor machines or machines that use symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) technology to create a single virtual processor from many processors that all share a single main memory address space.

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