An intermediate data storage area with high performance but limited capacity. The term "cache" can refer to hardware cache (on a processor) or software cache (which stores commonly used values in a computer's memory).

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autocomplete and cache in Firefox

I am trying to understand if there is any difference between browser (in my case Firefox) cache and the place where 'autocomplete' data for an HTML form is stored in the browser. Unified storage for ...
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Chrome cache max size per file

I am not looking for the total amount of diskspace Chrome can use for caching. Am looking if there's any per file basis cache limit. I noticed videos of 1.2MB would be cachable by Chrome but videos ...
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Rail's FileStore with Linux Disk Caching or RAMdisk?

I have a Ruby on Rails application that stores it's catched files on the filesystem (Rails file-system cache). I was thinking about changing to memcached Store, but a short test shows it isn't a big ...
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Bigger cache size or more cores? [duplicate]

I know that there is similar question here. Reasons I post it again is because that question is quite old, so I hope so that I'll be able to get more info. Also, three years is really long period for ...
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“Select folder for offline use” without storing attachments

Is it possible to tell Thunderbird to make a folder available for offline use, but to fetch attachments on demand? I'd like to be able to fulltext-search my archives when offline, yet I hardly ever ...
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How to go about pre-caching normally daily visited web pages onto my home network storage?

I recently "cut the cable" and downgraded from cable internet (40 Mb/s) to DSL (5 Mb/s). It's awful but I'm stuck with it for a year. What I would like to do is pre-cache everything on pages I visit ...
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Figure out if Solid State Drive is being used as cache

I am using Fedora 20 OS. I am trying to see if my SSD is being used as Cache for fast reads. So far I check to see if the SSD is mounted so I did: sudo lshw | grep -A 10 SSD and I got: ...
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Firefox Clearing Cache - Ctrl + F5 doesn't work randomly

Running Firefox 31, Windows 7: I was running into a bug on a website that I'm testing where some things that did exist but do not anymore were still showing up. i tried clearing the cache by using ...
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Where's the location of incognito Chrome cached files for Mavericks?

Just wondering the location of the cached files for incognito mode.. I know regularly it's in /users/{$user}/Library/caches/google...etc, but for incognito mode I have no idea where they are stored. I ...
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Clock vs Cache in Gaming

I'm curious, I have two processors laying around that I won't name due to the rules of this site, however, one of them is Quad-Core, with a 12MB L2 cache and a clock speed of 2.67GHz. The other is ...
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more than one AD User on offline Windows 7 Laptop

I have three guys sharing a laptop in a location where they will not have internet. I know that windows 7 will cache the last users credentials but will it cache the two or three? What are my options ...
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Where to find facebook theatre mode cache?

I realize that the photos viewed on facebook theatre mode cannot be found in my temporary internet files on firefox. Where have those images gone to?
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Manually add video file to Chrome cache

This might be a bit of an odd question considering most people want to do the opposite (i.e, save a video file to disk from cache), but I'm using CyTube (http://cytu.be/) to simulwatch shows with my ...
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Why do I have to keep flushing my DNS cache on all devices?

I have a Netgear DSL modem (111 v2) and Linksys N300 router, newest model. I have to keep flushing my DNS cache every 5-15 minutes. This happens on all sites and on every device on my home network. ...
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How to force the Linux kernel reclaiming cache memory rather than using swap?

I have a PostgreSQL-driven web service on two Debian servers, one a vhost running Linux kernel 3.2.0-2 with 2GB RAM and the other a dedicated server running Linux kernel 2.6.26-1 with 6 GB RAM. ...
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How can I verify that Polipo is caching?

I'm making requests to several thousand unique URLs on each run of a JVM program, and I want to cache the requests. I've got Polipo up and running, and I've configured my Java app to proxy HTTP ...
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DNS Cache affecting HTTP requests

An odd error occured which I am trying to understand the cause. I updated a website and on some computers, a cached version of a particular .css file was being served. Other changes to the site were ...
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How may I clear the cache of Mongoose web server?

I have recently started using Mongoose web server for Windows, after having run IIS for many years. I like the simplicity of Mongoose. However, I have run into a caching problem. First, I had both an ...
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How to locally cache network drive in Windows 8.1

I work remotely and connect to a shared network drive through a VPN. This works great for the most part. However, when there are problems with the connection (either the internet on my end or at my ...
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In L1, L2 cache and DRAM, is sequential access faster than random access?

In L1, L2 cache and DRAM, is sequential access faster than random access because of the possibility to establish read-ahead? I know in HDDs this is of-course faster in orders of magnitude.
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Are there drawbacks of cache in usb drives?

Background A few years ago I was glad to find out that there is a new flash drive with on-board caching (the SuperTalent Express RAM Cache), which gave it a really neat performance on small files. I ...
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How to cache “maven/gem/npm” content for the requests from my command line tools?

We have a very bad network condition, that when we use maven/gradle/sbt or npm or gem to install dependencies, it is often slowly and sometimes disconnected. So I wonder is it possible to run some ...
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How can I force caching a video file on nginx

I have two servers configured pretty much exactly similarly. One is my production server, and the other is my staging server. The nginx config on both are copies of each other except for the name of ...
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Changing default cache policy online on LSI Megaraid

I am having a RAID 10 with 6 Harddiscs in my server. I had set the default cache policy to write through. After setting up the OS, i came to know the I/O rates are too slow. I read in some forums that ...
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OS X does not release external disk cache (in inactive memory)?

While I am using an/any application that does reading from an external disk, free memory continuously decreases and inactive memory increases by the same amount, which is aproximately the amount of ...
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How is web form content encoded in Safari's cache?

A friend of mine just accidentally navigated off a web page where she entered a rather lengthy text into a web form. When navigating back to the page, the text was lost. (Spoiler: The page had an ...
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Enabling write cache on my unsupported flash drive

I have recently found that I can improve the performance of my computer by enabling write caching on my external USB flash drive. I have a PNY 8GB flash drive. I have done the following: Right click ...
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How long does it take for Linux to drop caches?

I run the following to clear cached files from the filesystem/system memory: # echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches I'd like to do this on a scripted basis, so that when I do I/O testing to compare ...
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RAID 0 Volatile Volume Cache Mode configuration

I discovered that in IRST there is an option to set a cache mode for my 3 ssd raid 0 array. I've read the documentation by Intel and have some questions: Are there any overall benefits/risks from ...
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Cache a single PHP file with parameters

So I build a PHP script that receive some data and provides it like an API. The data doesn't changes much, but the script runs every time it's requested. Is there a way to tell Apache to cache the ...
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Where is Google's file cache on OSX?

I opened a PDF the other day in Chrome from a URL. I can view the entire PDF in chrome, but can't save it, as when I do, I get a server error--as the URL the PDF was from is no longer working. It ...
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Can DNS Caching Be Disabled for a Single Domain (BIND)?

I have a BIND server (CentOS 6) on my local subnet handing my DNS requests. I also have a domain which points to my GoDaddy VPS. I would like to configure my BIND server so that it won't cache any ...
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Does EnhanceIO supports TRIM on SSD?

Does EnhanceIO supports TRIM on SSD? Or it has own implementation of similar technology?
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Cleared all of my cache but still seeing old website

I have a website setup on a free host called 00webhost. i was previously using a free web host called wink.s. i have a .com domain purchased from 1and1. i had wink.ws's dns servers pointed to the ...
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Caching an API on the local server

Is there a way I can cache API requests on the server? Example Normal request: Client -> Local server (Does the request) -> API -> Local server -> Client I want it like this: Client ...
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Virtually Indexed Physically Tagged Cache

I have been going through the four types of data cache used in virtual memory, I came across this problem and I could not solve it. Consider a Virtual Memory system with 20-bit virtual byte address, ...
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what is the proper way to backup outlook 2010 settings and cache?

We're planning to reinstall some workstations which use outlook 2010 and office365. What do i need to backup/restore in order to avoid the re-creation of the .ost (cache file) ?
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Unable to login to Google Drive desktop

I just downloaded Google Drive for PC. When I try to log in, I am only able to log in to an old account of mine (I suppose that email is cached somewhere), an account which for whatever reason is ...
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Can't Access After Effects Caches as Admin on Mac

There are about 500GB of space taken up in different users cache files for After Effects on a machine I am working with. They are located in /Users/user/Library/Caches/Adobe/After Effects and ...
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how set-associative cache is organized?

Is there any rule about how the set-associative cache is organized? For example, for a 4-way cache, should it be organized as a 2x2 array, or can different blocks in one set be put together? Any help ...
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What is the cause and disadvantages of high memory usage as time passes on Windows 8.1? [duplicate]

My laptop is used in long time intervals without restarting. The OS tends to use extensive memory (~8GB) as time passes. Below are screenshots of two different states with exactly the same programs ...
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Flush Chrome and Firefox DNS cache from command line?

Occasionally, I need to do a scorched Earth cleansing of my local DNS cachi. The most common scenario for this was that I was using OpenDNS, and when a name would fail to resolve (it was a hostname ...
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Whats the difference between physical and virtual cache?

I am having trouble understanding what virtual cache actually is. I understand virtual memory. If the CPU wants to access memory, as far as I understand, it sends a virtual address to the MMU which, ...
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Reset Internet Proxy Remembered Account on Windows

When you go to internet across a proxy server, windows ask you for your username and password and you can tell it that remeber that account and password forever. My problem is that I need to change ...
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Windows 7 - out of memory when mounting harddrives

I am having a problem on Windows 7 (pro, 64bit, latest updates) when mounting hard-drives: Windows becomes unresponsive will show out-of-memory-errors will advice to close all programs and restart ...
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How to add a cache file to browsers like Chrome/Firefox/etc.?

For example, there is a website hosting a Shockwave Flash app which is restricted to be used on that specific site. However, the network of the site is poor so that loading the entire .swf from the ...
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Caching a file system over the internet

I store all my files on my private server (DSL line, /28 network but still slow, especially the up-stream which is 512kBit). This works well for my smaller files, all my emails, Zarafa etc. But for ...
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DOCAN sshfs: How to flush file cache?

I am using DOCAN sshfs 0.6.0 in Win 7 to mount a Linux disk. It but does not show any new file even after many re-reads of the directory. Disabling cache helps but navigation becomes extremely slow. ...
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How to flush DNS cache in Firefox

Strange issue... whenever I try to access http://docs.python.org/ from Firefox on Win 7, I get redirected to http://docs.python.org/old_dns.txt which says: You need to update your DNS records for ...
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Will a big RAM improve filesystem write IO?

We have hundreds of millions of small files on our server, totally about 500 GB. I'm looking for a way to speed up their creation. Would there be any difference if I get more RAM for that purpose? ...