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prefetch

To bring data or instructions into a higher-speed storage or memory before it is actually processed. See cache.
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Ensure that relevant prior studies are prefetched from the PACS when a study is "in progress" as opposed to the more traditional model where studies are prefetched during the night for exams scheduled on the following day.
Being a multi-site facility, Montefiore wanted to ensure that prefetched studies are sent to the right location.
Made in North America with the highest quality carbon composite fibers, Lumenok's Lumen-Arrow comes available as raw shafts or prefetched with Bohning's 2-inch Blazer vanes.
The query may be for a primary item or for a prefetched item or a new item.
A prefetch is wasted if the prefetched data item is evacuated from the cache without being used.
Even though some classes are prefetched and delivered that may not be loaded by the client into his JVM, this network traffic occurs while the client is busy processing the current class, in effect, overlapping operations.
The CSQ is accessed by two threads per client: one thread for handling class requests to the server and the second thread for receiving predicted, prefetched classes.
While static pages can be prefetched easily, interactive applications need further consideration such as the depth of prefetching.
Having cache-lines longer than one word is an example of hardware-based prefetching: data brought into cache is accompanied by surrounding data; if the data exhibits spatial locality, then the surrounding data has usefully been prefetched.
If historical documents are required for the new document's processing, their electronic images are prefetched automatically.
HIM staff members can now route a set of charts electronically to a UR committee or charts can be prefetched for physician use.
The PowerSpan is a multi-port device that utilizes a new switching architecture, called Switched PCI, which provides integrated PCI-to-PCI bridging, concurrent prefetched reads, and multi-port direct memory access (DMA) operation.