disk cache

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a cache that stores copies of frequently used disk sectors in random access memory (RAM) so they can be read without accessing the slower disk

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Network administrators simply insert a CD into the server, and the controller automatically copies the information from the CDs onto the hard drive cache to provide access to CD-based data at the speed of a hard drive.