Questions tagged [cache]

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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tweak windows 7 virtual memory and cache / caching settings

im on windows 7 64 bit, with 4gb of memory whenever i copy or deal with a big ammount of data, windows swaps out everything from memory to the virtual memory swapfile, to make room to data cache. ...
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How can I clear bad shorcuts from GNOME Do cache?

I am using Ubuntu and GNOME Do and have some bad shortcuts (they even have a grey X icon ) that I can't figure out and delete from the list. I thought GNOME Do has some cache but its been a while and ...
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Is there any windows software to cache network shares on the local file system?

Is there any software for windows XP Home that will cache network files similar to transparent caching in windows 7 pro or CacheFS in *nix? Ideally I would just access it through a mapped drive letter,...
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Cache coherence literature for big (>=16CPU) systems [closed]

What books and articles can you recommend to learn basis of cache coherence problems in big SMP systems (which are NUMA and ccNUMA really) with >=16 cpu sockets? Something like SGI Altix architecture ...
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software that optimizes caching [closed]

Can you recommend of a free software that can optimize the file cache in windows xp.
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Clear search cache on Windows 7

I'm trying to search for a file in Windows 7 (it's in C:\Users{user}\Application Data...) but when I try to search, it returns the results from a previous search (for the same search term) as soon as ...
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Clearing Cache in Mail on Snow Leopard

Can anyone tell me how to clear the cache in the Mail application on Snow Leopard? I noticed that it was automatically backing up my gmail messages so it ended up caching 11GB of emails even though ...
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How do I clear the Recent Documents list in Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Clear cache/history in Windows 7? How do I remove the list of recent files in Windows 7? Are those files stored anywhere else?
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Which is better? High cache memory or low cache?

Which is better? High cache memory or low cache? And what exactly is their difference.
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How often does the DNS cache clear?

How often does the DNS cache clear on a Windows 7 machine?
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How to clear Windows File Cache?

For testing purposed I need to clear file cache (for example to measure file operation performance). I found CacheSet from sysinternals, but pressing Clear there doesn't help. A file that I just ...
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Possible to force all disk activity to RAM?

I want to tell the operating system to stop using my hard disk and only use RAM as a cache instead. Optimally, I want to tell Windows to: a) pre-cache executable images and necessary bootstrap data ...
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How do I turn off caching in IIS7?

I'm developing an ASP classic site under Windows 7 (form a queue ladies). The problem is IIS seems to be heavily making use of its cache for both static and dynamic content which really conflicts with ...
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How do I clear the cache / history in Windows 7?

In Windows XP there was an option off the task bar properties to clear all recently accessed webpages, recent file lists, ie. cache, temp files and so on; is there an equivalent for Windows 7?
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Caching Issue with Localhost

I'm trying to do some simple locally-hosted development using the Ext framework. The site is configured as a virtual directory under IIS 7, so that http://localhost/app points to the index file. The ...
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To what extent is size a factor in SSD performance?

To what extent is the size of an SSD a factor in its performance? In my mind, correct me if I'm wrong, a bigger SSD should be, everything else being equal, faster than a smaller one. A bigger SSD ...
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Why does remote desktop not work for me by computer name, and only by IP?

I have a computer at work that I can only connect to remotely when using the computer's IP address and not when using the computer's name. I can see my computer name is set up correctly as "JoshPC" (...
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How can I find a picture in my Internet cache?

I visited a Craiglist listing a couple weeks ago that had some pictures I'm trying to retrieve. The listing has since then been deleted, so is there any way I can recover the pictures from my Windows ...
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DVDRom full of JPGs locks XP indefinitely

I have a DVD filled with about 3.5GB of large picture files (jpgs about 4mb each). Every time I insert this disc into my computer and select the drive from explorer, it will lock up the explorer ...
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How to Move Offline Files Cache in Windows 7?

On Vista systems, I've been using these instructions to relocate the "Offline Files Cache" from its default location of c:\csc. Works great. However, these instructions do not work on Windows 7. ...
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How do I identify my CPU model?

I have a Intel Xeon CPU at 3.06GHz with 512KB cache size. I was wondering if the on-chip cache for the machine is L1 or L2. Is there a way of knowing that through a Unix command?
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Looking for a command to check for on-chip L3 cache size on a Unix system

I am looking for a command to check for on-chip L3 cache size on a Unix system.
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Difference between Ctrl+Refresh and Ctrl+Shift+Refresh?

I understand that Ctrl + Refresh fetches fresh content from browser without reading the cache. Then what is Ctrl + Shift + Refresh for? Ctrl + Refresh request header are like this: Cache-Control : ...
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Windows --> Assembly folder typical size: aka GAC

I am a .net developer on a Win 7 RC1 (x64) machine and I happened to notice that my GAC(Global Assembly Cache) folder is 1.2 GBs in size(1700 files). This got me wondering what the "normal" size is ...
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Recover a deleted webpage

Suppose, a blog or a nice article was hosted on a website and it got deleted or worse the website was brought down. How do you view that web page? I tried searching for the cached version in Google. ...

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