memory gap

memory gap

[′mem·rē ‚gap]
(computer science)
A gulf in access time, capacity, and cost of computer storage technologies between fast, expensive, main-storage devices and slow, high-capacity, inexpensive secondary-storage devices. Also known as access gap.
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After another day without a nap, the memory gap grew to 18 percent.
That collective memory gap is turning out to be far more dangerous and consequential than benign forgetfulness; now Philippine history, and its critical examples of heroism and patriotism, are under assault as well.
In theory, phase change memory could eventually present a solution to the so-called memory wall, or memory gap. The major problem with DRAM is that while memory clock speeds have increased enormously over the past 30 years, memory latency has dropped much more slowly.
Many people with amnesia have a memory gap that extends back from a particular incident and is known as retrograde amnesia.
But a "memory gap" followed, Boyd said, and the next thing he remembers is having the 18-year-old Archibald pinned with his arms against a nearby van as "she was saying something." He testified that he remembers backing away and telling Archibald he loved her, but that his memory then again went blank.
"More than half of the memory gap between recent stroke survivors and stroke-free adults of similar age was evident before the stroke," she said.
We believe that HyperCloud fills a critical memory gap in the datacenter by improving the performance of memory intensive server applications.
To fill in the memory gap, legend has it that Coverdale departed the Empire stage in tears and asked to leave, only to be told by remaining original members Lord and Paice that there was no band left to quit - they'd already made the decision to split beforehand without telling anyone else.
(I can't remember much of this - people helped me to fill in details in a two to three-month memory gap afterwards).
It had become part of a history that had failed to navigate the memory gap separating one generation from the next.
Of course, Mr Abbott's apparent memory gap surfaced despite several witnesses who corroborated the female student leader's account of the events, prompting the creation of this meme.