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prefetch

prefetch

To bring data or instructions into a higher-speed storage or memory before it is actually processed. See cache.
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RealPlayer stores the prefetched data in memory until clip playback begins.
Images can be prefetched and prior studies quickly retrieved, enhancing the information available to radiologists and clinicians.
This also allows proxy caching servers to get a much better idea of what needs to be prefetched in order to ensure that the segment you will need is in the cache at the time you want it.
Prefetch-based resource information collection phase: The information of ROs (Resource Objects) which are related to poems are prefetched and stored in different repositories in this phase.
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.
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.
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.
The rationale for such a weighting is that when performing sequential prefetch, we usually fetch the run span, in which case the average run density weighted by the run span indicates the percentage of useful pages that will be prefetched.
The coverage factor is the fraction of original cache misses that are prefetched.
However, blocks that reside on different disks may be prefetched in parallel.