Disk cache

Disk cache

Disk cache may refer to:

  • Disk buffer, the small amount of buffer memory present on a hard drive.
  • Page cache, the cache of disk pages kept by the operating systems, stored in unused main memory.
  • General application-level caching of data stored on the disk.
  • ReadyBoost, a non-volatile disk cache stored on a flash memory device, in Windows Vista.

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